Rethinking Democracies: Social Movements and Democratic Processes

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:20 PM
Room: 501
RC47 Social Classes and Social Movements (host committee)
RC18 Political Sociology
RC48 Social Movements, Collective Actions and Social Change

Language: French and English

Session Organizers:
Paola REBUGHINI, University of Milan, Italy, Benjamín TEJERINA, Universidad del País Vasco, Spain and Piero IGNAZI, University of Bologna, Italy
Democracy, Social Movements and Rights: The Challenge Of Pluralism (Oral Presentation)
Paola REBUGHINI, University of Milan, Italy

Notions and Expectations of Democracy Among the Participants of the Occupygezi Movement in Turkey (Oral Presentation)
Ceyda KULOGLU KARSLI, Assistant Professor, Turkey; Ayse Emel AKALIN, Hacettepe University, Turkey; Pelin AYTEMIZ, Baskent University, Turkey

The Student Movement in the (Mexican) Democratic Process (Oral Presentation)
Guadalupe OLIVIER, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional-Mexico, Mexico; Sergio TAMAYO, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico

The 132 Movement in Mexico: How Students Changed the Presidential Election (Distributed Paper)
Nelson ARTEAGA BOTELLO, Fac Latinoamericana Ciencias Sociales, Mexico; Javier ARZUAGA MAGNONI, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Mexico

Runaway Train: Public Participation and the Case of HS2 -- CANCELLED (Oral)
Amanda CROMPTON, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

The Movement of People's Politics in Democratisation Process in Thailand (Distributed Paper)
Montri KUNPHOOMMARL, Naresuan University, Thailand

When Poverty Alleviation Perpetuates Inequality. Struggles of the Poor in Johannesburg Post-1994 (Distributed Paper)
Prishani NAIDOO, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa