"More Work! Less Pay!": Rebellion and Repression in Italy, 1972-77

"More Work! Less Pay!": Rebellion and Repression in Italy, 1972-77

Phil Edwards

Publish yr note: First released in 2009

In the mid-1970s, a wave of contentious radicalism swept via Italy. teams and routine akin to "Proletarian youth," "metropolitan Indian" and "the region of Autonomy" practiced new types of activism, confrontational and infrequently violent. inventive and brutal, intransigent and playful, the activities flourished in short prior to being suppressed via heavy policing and political exclusion.

This is the 1st full-length learn in English of those activities. construction on Sidney Tarrow’s "cycle of contention" version and drawing on quite a lot of Italian fabrics, Phil Edwards tells the tale of a distinct and engaging crew of political routine, and in their disastrous engagement with the mainstream Left. in addition to laying off gentle on a missed interval of 20th century background, this e-book bargains classes for realizing today’s contentious activities ("No Global," "Black Bloc") and today’s "armed struggle" groups.

This booklet may be of significant curiosity to students within the fields of Italian politics and society; the sociology of social routine; and terrorism and political violence.

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