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Activists, alliances, and anti-U.S. base protests

Author: Andrew Yeo
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Cambridge studies in contentious politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"No other country maintains a global military presence comparable to the United States. Yet outside the United States, considerable debate exists about what this presence is about and how well it serves national and global interests. Anti-U.S. base protests, played out in parliaments and the streets of host nations, continue to arise in different parts of the world. In a novel approach fusing international relations  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Yeo
ISBN: 9781107002470 1107002478 9780521175562 0521175569
OCLC Number: 688559403
Description: xvii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Activists, alliances, and the politics of overseas U.S. bases --
Anti-base movements and the security consensus framework --
Under a weak security consensus : Philippine anti-base movement, 1990-1991 --
The U.S.-Japan Alliance and anti-base movements in Okinawa, 1995-1996 --
Anti-base movements in Ecuador and Italy --
South Korean anti-base movements and the resilience of the security consensus --
Alliance relations and the security consensus across time --
Activists, alliances, and the future of U.S. basing strategy --
Appendix : Selected list of interviews.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in contentious politics.
Responsibility: Andrew Yeo.


This book examines the impact of anti-base movements on politics, and the role bilateral alliance relationships play in shaping movement outcomes. The author's findings are drawn from field research  Read more...


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