Direct Action

Direct Action

Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism

Book - 2017
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"What happened to the American left after the sixties? This engrossing account traces the evolution of the disruptive protest over the last forty years to tell a larger story about the reshaping of American radicalism. Direct Action examines how movements from ACT UP to Occupy Wall Street to Black Lives Matter have catalyzed change against long odds, winning victories in times of crisis and backlash while creating a distinctive new kind of radical politics in the process. L.A. Kauffman distills decades of in-depth interviews, archival research, and firsthand experience into a powerful tale that will transform your understanding of protest and resistanc ein America"--Back cover.
Publisher: London : Verso Books, 2017
ISBN: 9781784784096
Characteristics: xiv, 236 p. : ill. ; 20 cm


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