At the American Sociological Association (ASA) meetings in Montreal there will be a Memorial Event for James A. Davis.
Event Name: Memorial Event for James A. Davis
Event Date and Time: Saturday, August, 12; 6:30pm – 8:10pm
Room Assignment: 514A
Kauffman, L.A. 2017. Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism. Verso.
What happened to the American left after the sixties? Kauffman traces the evolution of disruptive protest over the last forty years to tell a larger story about the reshaping of American radicalism. It examines how movements from ACT UP to Occupy Wall Street to Black Lives Matter have catalyzed change against long odds, winning victories in times of crisis and backlash while creating a distinctive new kind of radical politics in the process. Based on decades of in-depth interviews, archival research, and firsthand experience.