Speaking power to power: Grassroots democracy in the anti-fracking movement in Bulgaria.

@article{Mihaylov2020SpeakingPT,
  title={Speaking power to power: Grassroots democracy in the anti-fracking movement in Bulgaria.},
  author={Nikolay L Mihaylov},
  journal={Journal of community psychology},
  year={2020}
}
  • N. Mihaylov
  • Published 14 April 2020
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Journal of community psychology
The anti-fracking movement (AFM) in Bulgaria, was a successful grassroots local-to-national organizing effort to change public policy. The study draws on social movements, community psychology, and grassroots democracy theory to explore, describe and critique how participants in the AFM collectively constructed meanings and practices of organizing in interaction with the sociopolitical context as they expanded their efforts from the local to the national level of policy-making. Data for the… 
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