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Legacies and Memories in Movements: Justice and Democracy in Southern Europe

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


This volume addresses long-term effects of democratic transitions on social movements in Italy, Greece, Portugal, and Spain. From the theoretical point of view, the main focus of reflection is on the long-term impact of eventful moments on social movements, especially the causal mechanisms through which legacies and memories of transformative protest events are produced and reproduced over time, enhancing and constraining contemporary movements’ repertoires and frames. The paths of democratic transitions set norms and institutions that affect protests in the long term. Without taking a determi ... More

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

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190860936
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190860936.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Donatella della Porta, author
Professor of Political Science and Political Sociology, European University Institute

Massimiliano Andretta, author
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Pisa

Tiago Fernandes, author
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Nova University, Lisbon