15 Dec (unheard) calls for democracy from below
Activism in Southeast Europe takes a unique path, that is not an imitation of the Western patterns of activism. More-over, local contexts in a specific way encourage the expression of activism in the community, providing truly inno-vative examples of mobilization and organization.
Contentious movements are formed by individuals, who act as a group and advocate for common goals and who in the process of acting together develop a collective identity.
Activists have recognized that structural change in their societies is impossible to achieve without taking their struggle to the realm of electoral politics
and developing genuine platforms for political change.
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