Social Movements and Politics During Covid-19: Crisis, Solidarity and Change in a Global Pandemic (Paperback)

Social Movements and Politics During Covid-19: Crisis, Solidarity and Change in a Global Pandemic By Arturo Escobar (Contribution by), Paulo Henrique Martins (Contribution by), Boaventura de Sousa Santos (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Arturo Escobar (Contribution by), Paulo Henrique Martins (Contribution by), Boaventura de Sousa Santos (Contribution by)
Email or call for price.
Usually Ships in 3-5 Days

Description


EPUB and EPDF available Open Access under CC-BY-NC-ND licence. The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply shaken societies and lives around the world. This powerful book reveals how the pandemic has intensified socio-economic problems and inequalities across the world whilst offering visions for a better future informed by social movements and public sociology. Bringing together experts from 27 countries, the authors explore the global echoes of the pandemic and the different responses adopted by governments, policy makers and activists. The new expressions of social action, and forms of solidarity and protest, are discussed in detail, from the Black Lives Matter protests to the French Strike Movement and the Lebanese Uprising. This is a unique global analysis on the current crisis and the contemporary world and its outcomes.

About the Author


Breno Bringel is Professor of Sociology at Rio de Janeiro State University and President of the International Sociological Association Research Committee on Social Classes and Social Movements. Geoffrey Pleyers is FNRS Professor at the University of Louvain and Vice-President for Research of the International Sociological Association.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781529217230
ISBN-10: 1529217237
Publisher: Bristol University Press
Publication Date: August 23rd, 2022
Pages: 318
Language: English