Politics of Dissent

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There are alternatives to neoliberal market economies: basic income, the money of the common and degrowth. This study highlights the potential of dissent from the initial questioning of the dominant system to the creation of new political agendas. It discusses the multiple manifestations of dissent and their contributions to shaping political alternatives; it also takes a closer look at organizations and the challenge they face trying to establish forms of resistance. The struggles of current social movements in Brazil, Turkey, Nigeria, Spain and the US exemplify practices of dissent.

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Martin Bak Jørgensen and Óscar García Agustín are Associate Professors at the Department of Culture and Global Studies, Aalborg University.

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Contents: Martin Bak Jørgensen/Óscar García Agustín: The Politics of Dissent – Martin Bak Jørgensen/Óscar García Agustín: The Postmodern Prince: The Political Articulation of Social Dissent – Sandro Nickel: Current Western Reactions to Mass Surveillance:Movement or Just Protests? – Giuseppe Cocco: The Dance of the Fireflies in Brazil – Yavuz Yildirim: Social Movements in Turkey: Changing Dynamics since 1968 – Justin AK Helepololei: Manual Transmission: The Do-It-Yourself Theory of Occupy Wall Street and Spain’s 15M – Lucky Igohosa Ugbudian: Occupy Nigeria: Paradigm Shift in Mass Resistance – Andrea Fumagalli: Commonwealth, Commonfare and the Money of Common: The Challenge to Fight Life Subsumption – Erik Christensen/Christian Ydesen: Creating a Network of Dissent - The Heretical Idea of Basic Income – Peter Nielsen: No Future - Degrowth as Dissent in the Wealth Society – Martin Bak Jørgensen/Óscar García Agustín: Nine Theses on Dissent.
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