Many protest movements grow up first of all well away from the glare of public attention. They create an infrastructure of communication and mobilization, gradually expand the number of their supporters and their public appearances and, thereby, finally, gain national or even international visibility. The labour movement, women’s movement and ecological movement are examples of […]
Dieter Rucht and Simon Teune
Dieter Rucht is Professor of Sociology at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB) and was Head of the Research Group ‘Civil Society, Citizenship, and Political Mobilization in Europe’. Simon Teune is a Research Fellow of the Global Governance research unit at the WZB.