Table of contents for Voices of the valley, voices of the straits : how protest creates communities / Donatella della Porta and Gianni Piazza.


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Chapter 1. Local Conflict between Interest and Identity: an Introduction 1
1. Nimbyism or Social Movements? How to Explain              2
Protest Campaigns
1.1. The Local Dimension                                  2
1.2. Social Movements and Environmentalism                4
1.3. Resources and Mobilisation                           7
1.4. The Political Dimension of the Conflict              9
1.5. Our Research                                        11
2. Campaigns and Networks: Two Periodisations               13
2.1. The Protest Campaign in Val di Susa                 13
2.2. The No Bridge Campaign                              22
Chapter 2. Networks and Cross-fertilisation: the Resources of the Protest 31
1. Networks and Cross-fertilisation: an Introduction       31
2. The Role of Local Institutions                           34
3. The Role of Environmental Associations                   37
4. The Role of Citizens' Committees and the Organisation from Below  40
5. Squatted Social Centres                                  43
6. Trade Unions and Workers                                 46
7. Deciding in the Network                                  49
8. Concluding Remarks                                       53
Chapter 3. Protest and Identity: the Symbolic Construction of Conflict 57
1. Protest and Identity: an Introduction                    57
2. Framing the Identity: Between Localism and Community     58
3. Diagnosis and Prognosis: What Progress?                  62
4. Motivational Frames: the Rights of the Community,        70
Mobilisation of the People
5. Concluding Remarks                                       76
Chapter 4. In Movement: the Repertoires of the Protest        79
1. Repertoires of Protest: an Introduction               79
2. The Construction of Knowledge                         81
3. Protests and the Logic of Numbers                     86
4. Direct Action and Solidarity                          88
5. Protest as an Arena: Site Occupations and Camps       92
6. Multiform Action                                      96
7. Protest and Communication                             99
8. Concluding Remarks                                    101
Chapter 5: Voices of the Valley, Voices of the Straits: a Conclusion  106



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Protest movements Italy, Communities Italy, Environmentalism Italy, High speed trains Environmental aspects Italy Susa Valley, Bridges Environmental aspects Italy Messina, Strait of