Political activism across the life course: Special issue for Contemporary Social Science

A special issue that Melissa, Vinnarasan and me have edited for Contemporary Social Science,’Political activism across the life course‘ has just been published! The publishing of the issue rounds up a […]

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Inviting in the Figure of the Political Child

Rebecca Webb explains the influence of Rancière’s work on the project, and how notions of ‘rights’ and the ‘political’ child can be interrupted and disrupted by our participants

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Boys, football and politics: Children in Political Campaign Ads

As the election in Greece approaches, a tense atmosphere has overtaken the city of Athens. Political ads, of any form and medium, are flooding the public discourse, as is to be expected in pre-election times, let alone in the context of such a crucial election. Among the television ads of political parties, unsurprisingly, there are some that depict children.

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What do we mean by ‘circuits of social action’? (A first stab of many, no doubt…)

Activism, citizenship, social consciousness and beyond: what are circuits of social action? Dr Nolas explores the what and when of childhood social action

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