• Jörg Nowak
Part of the Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy book series (PEPP)


Elites in Brazil and India responded to mass strikes with a turn to right-wing governments which could not prevent a new wave of strikes. The global conjuncture reveals limitations of the recent wave of mass strikes due to their relative isolation from other protest actors and their lack of broader political aspirations.


Brazil India Street protests Mass strikes Spatial patterns 


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  • Jörg Nowak
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  1. 1.School of Politics and International RelationsUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamUK

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