The World Says No to War: Demonstrations against the War on by Stefaan Walgrave, Dieter Rucht, Sidney Tarrow
By Stefaan Walgrave, Dieter Rucht, Sidney TarrowOn February 15, 2003, the biggest one-day protest in human heritage happened as thousands of individuals in 1000's of towns marched within the streets, rallying opposed to the approaching invasion of Iraq. This used to be activism on an remarkable scale. the area Says No to battle strives to appreciate who spoke out, why they did, and the way such a lot of humans have been mobilized for an international demonstration. utilizing surveys gathered by way of researchers from 8 countries—Belgium, Britain, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, and the United States—The international Says No to battle analyzes how the hot instruments of the net have been mixed with extra traditional technique of mobilization to rally thousands, many with little event in activism, round universal targets and opposed to universal ambitions. participants: W. Lance Bennett, U of Washington; Michelle Beyeler, U Bern; Christian Breunig, U of Toronto; Mario Diani, U of Trento; Terri E. Givens, U of Texas, Austin; Bert Klandermans, unfastened U Amsterdam; Donatella della Porta, ecu U Institute; Wolfgang R?dig, U of Strathclyde; Sidney Tarrow, Cornell U; Peter Van Aelst, U of Antwerp.