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Aims and Scope

The contention is a scientific journal which aims to offer a novel contribution to the study of social protest. The journal intends to advance knowledge about a comprehensive range of collective actions, social movements and other forms of political and social contention. Its main purposes are to offer a multidisciplinary forum to scholars from different …

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Research and Methods in the Study of Social Protest: Towards a Crossdisciplinary Dialogue

Special Issue Research and Methods in the Study of Social Protest: Towards a Crossdisciplinary Dialogue  Editors: Giovanni A. Travaglino, Brian Callan & Eugene Nulman Social protest emerges from the complexity of phenomena. Structures and practices of organizations, governments, economies, armies, or interest groups may afford an opportunity for the appearance of injustice, inequity, oppression or …

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Authors and Submissions

Article types Contention accepts research articles with novel findings, critical review articles (5,000-7,000 words, excluding references), theoretical essays and book reviews. Contention also accepts commentaries aiming at increasing interdisciplinary debate between authors. Academics may propose a commentary to one of the papers published or may be invited by the Editor to comment on a paper …

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