9780742500839

Contentious Europeans

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  • ISBN13:

    9780742500839

  • ISBN10:

    0742500837

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-07-01
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
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Summary

Exploring how social movements have been influenced by growing Europeanization and globalization, this groundbreaking work analyzes the developing efforts of European citizens to make demands upon the supranational level of European government through soc

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Part 1: Studying a Moving Target: Theory and Data on European Contention
Studying Contention in an Emerging Polity
3(24)
Doug Imig
Sidney Tarrow
Mapping the Europeanization of Contention: Evidence from a Quantitative Data Analysis
27(26)
Doug Imig
Sidney Tarrow
Part 2: European Policies and National Responses
Trade Union Organizing at the European Level: The Dilemma of Borrowed Resources
53(24)
Andrew Martin
George Ross
Framing Contention: Dutch and Spanish Farmers Confront the EU
77(20)
Bert Klandermans
Marga de Weerd
Jose Manuel Sabucedo
Mauro Rodriguez
European Farmers and Their Protests
97(28)
Evelyn Bush
Pete Simi
Part 3: Lobbies or Movements?
Lobbying or Protest? Strategies to Influence EU Environmental Policies
125(18)
Dieter Rucht
Multilevel Action Coordination in European Contentious Politics: The Case of the European Women's Lobby
143(20)
Barbara Helfferich
Felix Kolb
Weak Weapons of the Weak? Transnational Mobilization around Migration in the European Union
163(24)
Virginie Guiraudon
Part 4: The Formation of European Actors
Media Construction in the Dynamics of Europrotest
187(18)
Pierre Lefebure
Eric Lagneau
The European Conflict over Genetically Engineered Crops, 1995--1997
205(28)
Vera Kettnaker
Part 5: Comparisons and Conclusions
Contentious Politics in a Composite Polity
233(20)
Sidney Tarrow
Appendix Building a Transnational Archive of Contentious Events 253(8)
Doug Imig
Bibliography 261(22)
Index 283(8)
About the Contributors 291

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