Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Legacies and Memories in MovementsJustice and Democracy in Southern Europe$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Donatella della Porta, Massimiliano Andretta, Tiago Fernandes, Eduardo Romanos, and Markos Vogiatzoglou

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780190860936

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190860936.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 17 July 2019

Legacies, Memories, and Social Movements

Legacies, Memories, and Social Movements

Some Comparative Remarks

Chapter:
(p.132) Chapter 6 Legacies, Memories, and Social Movements
Source:
Legacies and Memories in Movements
Author(s):

Donatella della Porta

Massimiliano Andretta

Tiago Fernandes

Eduardo Romanos

Markos Vogiatzoglou

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190860936.003.0006

The concluding chapter summarizes the empirical results along the main analytic dimensions presented in the introduction. It discusses in particular the main theoretical insights in considering protest as a critical juncture and choice point. It also points to the role played by memories as resources and constraints and the strategic choices of movements as mnemonic agents. Memories are part of movements’ inheritance, working as anchors for contentious politics; they either offer cues and legitimacy or deny them. New generations learn from older ones, but they also often contest, or at least try to overcome, the mistakes of their seniors, following specific generational tastes for frames and action as well as technological opportunities. Opening to further research, the chapter stresses the importance of considering the effects of time and history on contentious politics especially in times of change.

Keywords:   legacy, memory, transition, critical juncture, social movement, contentious politics, Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .