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Four Dead in Ohio: The Global Legacy of Youth Activism and State Repression Vol: 45

Johanna Solomon
Kent State University, USA


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Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781800718081
Published:
06 Jul 2021
Publisher:
Emerald Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
272 pages - 152 x 229mm
Series:
Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change
This Special Issue of Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change reflects upon global student and youth activism 50 years after the infamous May 4, 1970 National Guard shootings of student activists demonstrating against the US wars in Vietnam and Cambodia at Kent State University in Ohio, USA. That incident drew attention to state violence and youth attempts to build peace. However, it was neither the first nor last time student movements faced violent opposition during protests for peace, equity, democracy, and structural change.

This volume examines how youths mobilized for change, faced repression, and were commemorated. The first section focuses on how society views and responds to youth and student political engagement. Chapters assess mobilizing a global movements; how fear of and constraints on youth undermine activism, and the construction student peace programming. The second section highlights how violent repression of students and youth occurs around the world, with chapters addressing how student movements evolve in response to violence. The final section of this volume examines the contestation and commemoration of activism and violence.

Taken together, this volume provides much needed space for the narratives of those youths and students who have fought, and continue to fight, for change.
Section I. STUDENT AND YOUTH MOVEMENTS 
Chapter 1. To Thread the Conscience: Michigan State University and the Anti-Apartheid Movement; Eric Morga
Chapter 2. Fear and Loathing: The Rise of Ephebiphobia and its Implications for Youth Activism; Elizabeth Corrie
Chapter 3. Talking with or Talking at Young Activists? Mediated Youth Engagement in Web-Accessible Spaces;Thomas Elliott and Jennifer Earl 
Chapter 4. Peace Fellows: Building and Institutionalizing a Visible Peace Community on Campus; Andrea S. Libresco, Margaret Melkonian and Susan Cushman 
Section II. RESPONSES TO REPRESSION  
Chapter 5.The Morphology of Repression: Dialectics between Chilean Students and State Force Actions; Gabriela González Vaillant and Fernanda Page Poma
Chapter 6. Universities in Post-2003 Iraq: Coalition and Iraqi Responses to Violence and Insecurity; Sansom Milto
Chapter 7. The Ukrainian Revolution: Repression, Interpretations, and Dissent; Sophia Wilson
Section III. MEMORY AND COMMEMORAATION 
Chapter 8. Remembering Gwangju Memory Work in the South Korean Democracy Movement, 1980-1987; Soon Seok Park
Chapter 9. Tent City 1977 and the Kent State Gym Annex; E. Timothy Smith
Johanna Solomon is an Assistant Professor in the School of Peace and Conflict Studies at Kent State University. She earned a masters in counseling psychology from Northwestern University, as well as a masters in political psychology and a doctorate in political science from the University of California Irvine. Her published works examine the role of identity in community-based conflict and conflict resolution.

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