Nationalism, Social Movements, and Activism in Contemporary Society: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Nationalism, Social Movements, and Activism in Contemporary Society: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Emily Stacey (Swansea University, UK)
Projected Release Date: March, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 140
ISBN13: 9781522554332|ISBN10: 1522554335|EISBN13: 9781522554349|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5433-2

Description

Nationalist movements have become a force in contemporary American politics regardless of the political party. As social issues plague America, civilian participation in activism is experiencing a resurgence.

Nationalism, Social Movements, and Activism in Contemporary Society: Emerging Research and Opportunities provides vital information on the most current issues facing the American public and political system while also exploring nationalist ideology and its application in modern politics. While highlighting the challenges facing America’s democracy and social structure, this book explores how civilians and movements are working to make progress in the current political climate. This book is an important resource for researchers, activists, political scientists, journalists, professors, students, and professionals seeking current research on nationalism, social activism, civilian protest, and the current American political climate.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Alt-Right
  • American Nationalist Movements
  • American Political System
  • Black Lives Matter
  • Civilian Participation
  • Immigration Issues
  • Nationalist Ideology
  • Social Activism

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Emily Stacey is a Political Science professor. She successfully completed her dissertation defense in November 2016, and will formally graduate from Swansea University (Wales, UK) in Summer 2017. Emily’s dissertation research focuses on the necessity of bureaucratization in contemporary social movements, namely those using digital technologies to mobilize and sustain dissent. She has participated in the Digital Methods Initiative at the University of Amsterdam (2013) and the Oxford Internet Institute’s Summer Doctoral Program (2014). Emily has published a book chapter as well as a journal article with IGI before this work. Her future research will focus on the use of digital technologies and social media platforms to influence nationalist movements occurring around the world. You can follow Emily on Twitter: @politikphd.