Europeanization and social movement mobilization during the European sovereign debt crisis

The cases of Spain and Greece

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The article addresses Europeanization of social movements in the context of the European Sovereign Debt Crisis. Europeanization occurs when movements collaborate, or make horizontal communicative linkages with movements in other countries, contest authorities beyond the state, frame issues as European and claim a European identity. The article presents a theoretical framework and research design for measuring the degree of social movement Europeanization followed by results of a pilot study on mobilization in Spain and Greece during 2011. While many contentious action events studied only encompassed the domestic arena, the pilot study showed a relatively high degree of Europeanization in the Greek case, suggesting the viability of future research.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftRecerca
Vol/bind2015
Udgave nummer17
Sider (fra-til)33-60
Antal sider27
ISSN1130-6149
StatusUdgivet - sep. 2015

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Europeanization and social movement mobilization during the European sovereign debt crisis : The cases of Spain and Greece. / Bourne, Angela; Chatzopoulou, Sevasti.

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