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Structural Constraints and Alternative Sociopolitical Discourses

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Abstract

In spite of the constraining structural aspects that were mentioned in Chap. 6, we have seen in Chaps. 7 and 8 that within the micro and messo level realms (particularly within face-to-face interactions), transformations took place. However, as was suggested in Chap. 6, at the macro level of social action, there are probably more severe structural limitations on mass mobilization, mass organization, and public articulation of views. This chapter will focus on this realm of action and show how the interaction between charismatic leaders and structural aspects result in unique patterns and modes of expression, articulation, and argumentation of views in public.

Keywords

Conflict Management Coffee Shop Charismatic Leader Public Articulation Political Commentary 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hebrew University of JerusalemJerusalemIsrael
  2. 2.Chan Institute of Social StudiesAp Lei ChauHong Hong

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