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Activists, Alliances, and Anti-U.S. Base Protests.

Activists, Alliances, and Anti-U.S. Base Protests.

Author: Andrew Yeo
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Cambridge studies in contentious politics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Examines the impact of anti-base movements on base politics and the role bilateral alliance relationships play in shaping movement outcomes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Yeo, Andrew.
Activists, Alliances, and Anti-U.S. Base Protests.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Yeo
ISBN: 9781139117470 1139117475 9780511842344 0511842341 9781107002470 1107002478 9780521175562 0521175569 9781139115308 1139115308
OCLC Number: 769341849
Notes: 5 South Korean Anti-Base Movements and the Resilience of the Security Consensus.
Description: 1 online resource (242 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Preface and Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction Activists, Alliances, and the Politics of Overseas U.S. Bases; Base Politics; Two Boards, Three Players; Why Base Politics Matters; Grand Strategy and Alliances; Resistance and Blowback; A Security Consensus Framework; Alternative Explanations; 1 Anti-Base Movements and the Security Consensus Framework; Security Consensus Framework; Defining the Security Consensus; Anti-Base Movement Mobilization; The Security Consensus as a Political Opportunity Structure. Specifying the Security Consensus FrameworkActors; Conditions of Strong Security Consensus; Conditions of Weak Security Consensus; Research Design and Methods; Measurement and Coding of Variables; Security Consensus; Base Policy Outcomes; Unit of Analysis: Movement Episodes; Case Selection; Preview of the Empirical Cases; 2 Under a Weak Security Consensus Philippine Anti-Base Movements, 1990-1991; U.S. military bases in the philippines; Function of Subic and Clark Bases; Strategic Value of Subic Bay Naval Station; The Rise of Philippine Anti-base Movements; Origins of the Anti-Base Movement. Development of Anti-Base Coalition Campaigns, 1981-1991The Weak Security Consensus and Philippine Political Elites; Orientation Toward Internal Security; An Underdeveloped National Security Agenda; Interaction Between State and Society; Anti-Treaty Movement (ATM); Mobilization; Framing; Strategy; Host-State Response: Anti-base Elites and the Anti-Treaty Movement; Conclusion: Security Consensus and State Penetration; 3 The U.S.-Japan Alliance and Anti-Base Movements in Okinawa, 1995-1996; U.S. Bases and the Okinawan Resistance Movement; Battle of Okinawa and the First Wave; Second Wave. Third Wave and the Okinawa Prefecture People's RallySecurity Consensus; Thinking about Consensus; End of the Cold War; Government response to Anti-base Movements; From the Rape Incident to the Special Action Committee on Okinawa; Reduction or Relocation: A "Symbolic" Return; Conclusion; 4 Anti-Base Movements in Ecuador and Italy; Ecuador; Background on the Manta Base Agreement; U.S.-Ecuador Relations; Mobilization against the Manta Base; Origins; Transnational Collaboration; State-Society Interaction; Legal Action with Sympathetic Elites; The Pro-U.S. Gutierrez Period. Growing Elite DissatisfactionWeak Security Consensus and Movement-Government Ties; Italy; U.S. Bases in Italy; Anti-Base Mobilization in Vicenza; From Formal to Informal Politics; The No Dal Molin Campaign; Party Politics and Political Opportunities; Successful Mobilization; Strong Security Consensus; Italian Foreign Policy and U.S. Relations; Security Consensus in the Post-9/11 Era; Security Consensus, Coalition Politics, and Government Response; Buck Passing; Prodi's Rebound; Continued Anti-Base Efforts; Fractures; Conclusion: ecuador and italy in comparative perspective.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in contentious politics.


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