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Author Monforte, Pierre, author

Title Europeanizing contention : the protest against "fortress Europe" in France and Germany / by Pierre Monforte
Edition First edition
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (264 pages)
Series Protest, culture & society ; Volume 12
Protest, culture and society ; v. 12
Contents Title page; Copyright; Contents; Tables and Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 The Evolution of French and German Pro -- asylum Movements since the Beginning of the 1990s; Chapter 2 The Components of the French and German Pro -- asylum Movements in Comparative Perspective; Chapter 3 The Europeanization of the Pro -- asylum Movements; Chapter 4 The Different Modes of Europeanization of the Pro -- asylum Movements; Chapter 5 The Europeanization of Social Movements; Conclusion The Europeanization of Social Movements and the Emergence of a European Public Sphere; References; Index
Summary What are the consequences of European integration on social movements? Who are the "winners" and the "losers" of Europe's organized civil society? This book explores the Europeanization of contention through an in-depth, comparative analysis of French and German pro-asylum movements since the end of the 1990s. Through an examination of their networks, discourses, and collective actions, it shows that the groups composing these movements display different degrees and forms of Europeanization, reflected in different fields of protest. More generally, it shows the multiple strategies implement
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- Case studies.
Social media -- Political aspects.
Social movements -- Political aspects -- France.
Social movements -- Political aspects -- Germany.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 085745997X (electronic bk.)
9780857459978 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ;) (alk. paper)
(hardback ;) (alk. paper)