Protest, Repression and Political Regimes by Sabine C. Carey download in ePub, pdf, iPad
Protest is a time-honored tradition in the United States. Even when the public's reaction to media coverage of protests is negative, the protesters have achieved something because they have publicized their cause.
Violent protest can frighten the public, scare away potential allies, and ricochet against causes of groups that adopt these tactics. Bad news about rulers and regimes can be horizontally, democratically diffused throughout this invisible community of readers. Media attention can be harmful to a protest movement if the images are negative. Religious beliefs and organizations are also fluid across state borders.
Closely linked to these freedoms are the guarantees of a free press. Protests and Political Parties In democratic systems, political parties need to respond and adjust to new political social movements. Protests of this type are transnational and evoke a sense of community and solidarity beyond the borders of any one state. Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment.
Violence can help topple dominant regimes, but it has dangerous potentials for protesters. Government repression of protest and activism was seen in the American labor union movement, the antislavery movement, the women's suffrage movement, and the early years of the civil rights movement. Woliver Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.
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