Essays about: "anti-austerity"

Found 3 essays containing the word anti-austerity.

  1. 1. The Emerge of the social strike - A new opportunity for labour?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/ Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Viktor Ottosson; [2019-05-24]
    Keywords : social strike; strike; labour unrest; labour movement; social movements; anti-austerity; historical materialism;

    Abstract : In recent years a new emergent form of collective action – the social strike – has been discussed insocial movement networks. So far, the concept of social strike has only surfaced briefly in previousresearch and this article aims to deepen the understanding of the concept and why it is emerging inour historical moment. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Impact of Social Movements on Political Parties : Examining whether anti-austerity social movements have had an impact on social democratic political parties in Ireland and Spain, 2011-2016

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Brian Bolger; [2016]
    Keywords : social movements; social democratic parties; party change; political opportunity structure; Ireland; Spain; Right2Water; Movimiento 15-M; Labour Party; PSOE; austerity;

    Abstract : Research on social movements has traditionally addressed issues of movement emergence and mobilisation, paying little attention to their outcomes and consequences. Moreover, despite research on the political consequences of social movements accelerating in recent years, much has been left under researched, no more so than the impact social movements have on one of the most important actors in liberal democracies: political parties. READ MORE

  3. 3. Mediating Democracy : A Comparative Study of the Framing of the Greek crisis in 2015 in BBCW, DW, and Euronews

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Karina Schrettle; [2016]
    Keywords : Transnational television; framing; European public sphere; Europeanization; democracy; Greek debt crisis; anti-austerity protests;

    Abstract : The EU has been struggling with major debt and refugee crises in recent years and its handling has left a lot to be desired. Additionally, the EU has been diagnosed with a ‘democratic deficit’ as well as being invisible in the public spheres of its member states. READ MORE