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The power and the people : paths of resistance in the Middle East, Charles Tripp

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The power and the people : paths of resistance in the Middle East
Title
The power and the people
Title remainder
paths of resistance in the Middle East
Statement of responsibility
Charles Tripp
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book is about power. The power wielded over others - by absolute monarchs, tyrannical totalitarian regimes and military occupiers - and the power of the people who resist and deny their rulers' claims to that authority by whatever means. The extraordinary events in the Middle East in 2011 offered a vivid example of how non-violent demonstration can topple seemingly invincible rulers. Drawing on these dramatic events and parallel moments in the modern history of the Middle East, from the violent uprisings in Algeria against the French in the early twentieth century, to revolution in Iran in 1979, and the Palestinian intifada, the book considers the ways in which the people have united to unseat their oppressors and fight against the status quo to shape a better future. The book also probes the relationship between power and forms of resistance and how common experiences of violence and repression create new collective identities. Nowhere is this more strikingly exemplified than in the art of the Middle East, its posters and graffiti, and its provocative installations which are discussed in the concluding chapter. This brilliant, yet unsettling book affords a panoramic view of the twentieth and twenty-first century Middle East through occupation, oppression, and political resistance." -- Publisher's website
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tripp, Charles
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JQ1758.A91
LC item number
T75 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Government, Resistance to
  • Protest movements
  • Nonviolence
  • Middle East
  • Government, Resistance to
  • Nonviolence
  • Political science
  • Protest movements
  • Middle East
Label
The power and the people : paths of resistance in the Middle East, Charles Tripp
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-373) and index
Contents
Introduction -- State capture and violent resistance -- Why armed resistance? -- The roots of resistance: colonial and anti-colonial violence -- Occupying powers: war, settlement, resistance, and identity -- The national security state: violent domination resistance -- Violence and its shadow -- Contesting public space: resistance as the denial of authority -- Resistance through nonviolence -- The occupation of public space: the resistance of presence -- Public defiance of foreign occupation: signalling resistance -- Nonviolence and the mobilized public -- Imposition and resistance in economic life -- Resisting the iron cage -- Imperialism and the colonial economy -- Nationalization, privatization and their discontents -- Alternative economies: resisting the domination of global capitalism -- Resisting the conditions of economic life -- Body politics: women's rights and women's resistance -- Fighting for rights -- Gender status and opposing ideas of resistance -- Women's resistance within national resistance -- Sexuality and violence: the limits of resistance -- Sites and strategies of resistance -- History wars: contesting the past, reclaiming the future -- War stories -- Israeli 'Critical Sociologists' and 'New Historians'- and their critics -- Reclaiming history in Algeria: 'Berberism' and the FLN narratives of power -- Symbolic forms of resistance: art and power -- Art speaks to power -- Posters and graffiti -- Visual arts -- The internet and the art of resistance -- The power of art
Control code
780063882
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiii, 385 p.
Isbn
9780521007269
Lccn
2012008620
Other control number
40022059946
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)780063882
Label
The power and the people : paths of resistance in the Middle East, Charles Tripp
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-373) and index
Contents
Introduction -- State capture and violent resistance -- Why armed resistance? -- The roots of resistance: colonial and anti-colonial violence -- Occupying powers: war, settlement, resistance, and identity -- The national security state: violent domination resistance -- Violence and its shadow -- Contesting public space: resistance as the denial of authority -- Resistance through nonviolence -- The occupation of public space: the resistance of presence -- Public defiance of foreign occupation: signalling resistance -- Nonviolence and the mobilized public -- Imposition and resistance in economic life -- Resisting the iron cage -- Imperialism and the colonial economy -- Nationalization, privatization and their discontents -- Alternative economies: resisting the domination of global capitalism -- Resisting the conditions of economic life -- Body politics: women's rights and women's resistance -- Fighting for rights -- Gender status and opposing ideas of resistance -- Women's resistance within national resistance -- Sexuality and violence: the limits of resistance -- Sites and strategies of resistance -- History wars: contesting the past, reclaiming the future -- War stories -- Israeli 'Critical Sociologists' and 'New Historians'- and their critics -- Reclaiming history in Algeria: 'Berberism' and the FLN narratives of power -- Symbolic forms of resistance: art and power -- Art speaks to power -- Posters and graffiti -- Visual arts -- The internet and the art of resistance -- The power of art
Control code
780063882
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiii, 385 p.
Isbn
9780521007269
Lccn
2012008620
Other control number
40022059946
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)780063882

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