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 Margaret Название: Wildflower Meadows ISBN: 1906506264 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781906506261 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 2989 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Presented in both words and photographs is the beautiful traditional hay meadows that play an important part in our cultural heritage, and an exploration of the fascinating interactions between the profusion of wildflowers and insects.
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.
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.”
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