Category: repression

Occupy Movement Drives Policy Change! (Too bad it wasn’t intended…)

While it is usually a serious research challenge, social movement scholars are often on the lookout for the “influence” of social movements. We’d like to know whether or not movement activity results in changes in line with movement demands. Intended … Continue reading

Will Occupy Turn Violent

When I am contacted by reporters to comment on protests and movements, one of the most common questions asked is whether violence is going to be part of the movement’s tactics or if there has been violence, how bad is … Continue reading

Will Occupy Turn Violent

When I am contacted by reporters to comment on protests and movements, one of the most common questions asked is whether violence is going to be part of the movement’s tactics or if there has been violence, how bad is … Continue reading &#8…