Explaining the fuel protests

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Doherty, BJA; Paterson, M; Plows, A; Wall, D;

We describe and analyse the fuel protests in the UK in September and November 2000. We draw on theories of social movements to explain the success of the first of these protests and the failure of the second. We show how the loose, network forms of organisation contribu... View more
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