Описание: The book uses interviews, informal conversations and extended observation at EDL events to critically reflect on the gap between the movement's public image and activists' own understandings of it. It details how activists construct the EDL, and themselves, as 'not racist, not violent, just no longer silent' inter alia through the exclusion of Muslims as a possible object of racism on the grounds that they are a religiously not racially defined group. In contrast activists perceive themselves to be 'second-class citizens', disadvantaged and discriminated by a 'two-tier' justice system that privileges the rights of 'others'. This failure to recognise themselves as a privileged white majority explains why ostensibly intimidating EDL street demonstrations marked by racist chanting and nationalistic flag waving are understood by activists as standing 'loud and proud'; the only way of 'being heard' in a political system governed by a politics of silencing. This book brings a new perspective because unlike most studies of 'far right' movements, it focuses not on the EDL as an organisation its origins, ideology, strategic repertoire and effectiveness but on the individuals who constitute the movement. Its ethnographic approach challenges stereotypes and allows insight into the emotional as well as political dimension of activism. At the same time, the book recognises and discusses the complex political and ethical issues of conducting close-up social research with 'distasteful' groups. The book will be of value to those researching or studying in the disciplines of Sociology, Political Science and Anthropology as well as those with an interest in contemporary political issues and the populist and radical right.
Автор: Pilkington John Название: Marbeck and the Privateers ISBN: 0727894463 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780727894465 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 2724 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Pilkington John Название: Marbeck and the Gunpowder Plot ISBN: 0727871242 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780727871244 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 1195 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Pilkington Paul Название: Someone to Save You ISBN: 1503948471 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781503948471 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 1321 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Fifteen years ago, Sam Becker s sister was killed, a tragedy that haunts him to this day particularly as his best friend, Marcus, was jailed for her murder.
Driving home from the bittersweet celebration of what would have been her thirtieth birthday, Sam is confronted with a terrifying scene, and has just moments to try to save four lives. In the aftermath of this chilling drama, he is hailed as a hero by the press but to the investigating police, things do not add up. Sam finds himself drawn into a conspiracy of lies and organised crime that puts his own life in danger.
And to make matters worse, Marcus is out of prison, hoping for reconciliation and determined to clear his name. Sam is forced to confront his own dark past, but as the layers of deceit are peeled back, can he really trust anyone around him?"
Автор: Pilkington, Hilary Название: Loud and proud ISBN: 1784994006 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781784994006 Издательство: NBN International Рейтинг: Цена: 14137 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This book is an ethnographic study of grassroots activists in the English Defence League. Setting the findings within contemporary debates on race and racism, Islamophobia, social movements and the far right.
Описание: A weird and adventurous trip through the mind and bizarre theories of idiot savant/comic genius Karl Pilkington, as interviewed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the creators and stars of BBC’s “The Office” and HBO’s “Extras.”
Автор: Karl Pilkington, Stephen Merchant and Ricky Gervai Название: World of Karl Pilkington, The ISBN: 0007240279 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780007240272 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 1016 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Karl Pilkington, the Confutian like savant of the "Ricky Gervais Podcast" show, has led an extraordinary and curiously individual life. Featuring Karl`s original illustrations, full colour pictures sent in by fans, the best conversations of the first 12 podcasts, this is a collection of the best moments from the "Ricky Gervais Show" podcasts.
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