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Occupy Nation: The Roots, the Spirit, and the Promise of Occupy Wall Street

Todd Gitlin ; photos throughout by the author ; special photo supplement by Victoria Schultz
Format
Book
Published
New York : It books, c2012.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780062200921 (pbk.), 0062200925 (pbk.)
Summary
Provides a better understanding of the Occupy Wall Street movement by exploring its origins, spirit, uniqueness, predecessors, and inner tensions, while discussing the role it's likely to play in future political culture.
Contents
  • Pioneers
  • Surprise! popularity and polarization
  • Energy is eternal delight
  • Oases and bases
  • Rituals of participation
  • The evolution of horizontalism
  • Splendors and miseries of structurelessness
  • And leaderlessness
  • The movement as its own demand
  • Wonders of nonviolence
  • Radicals
  • The co-optation phobia
  • Live-in victories
  • Work the system? Change it? Smash?
  • Can the outer movement get organized?
  • Is there a global revolution?
  • "This is the beginning of the beginning"
  • Afterword
  • Zuccotti Park: a photographic record.
Description
xvi, 300 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
Technical Details
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