By Jessica Greenberg
When pupil activists in Serbia helped topple dictator Slobodan Milosevic on October five, 2000, they without notice came upon that the post-revolutionary interval introduced even better difficulties. How do you definitely stay and perform democracy within the wake of battle and the shadow of a up to date revolution? How do younger Serbians try and translate the power and pleasure generated through vast scale mobilization into the gradual paintings of establishing democratic associations? Greenberg navigates throughout the ranks of scholar businesses as they transition their activism from the streets again into the halls of the collage. In exploring the typical practices of scholar activists—their triumphs and frustrations—After the Revolution argues that sadness isn't a failure of democracy yet a primary characteristic of ways humans dwell and perform it. This interesting e-book develops a severe vocabulary for the social lifetime of unhappiness with the purpose of assisting voters, students, and policymakers around the world get away the capture of framing new democracies as doomed to failure.
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Additional resources for After the Revolution: Youth, Democracy, and the Politics of Disappointment in Serbia
Indeed, he was not alone in moving from the student movement to a professional career in politics; many high-profile former student activists did the same. From Mihajlo’s perspective, this specialization of politics was necessary for Serbia to become a “normal” country, and it entailed creating a space between politics and people’s everyday lives. Such sentiments were common among student activists after 2000, many of whom were tired of the risks and constant politicization of everyday life under Milošević.
27 I attended organizational meetings, press conferences, student-sponsored forums and conferences on university reform, and public events. I observed election campaigns and media strategy sessions, as well as meetings at the Ministry of Education and faculty and administrative councils. I also attended freshman (brucoši) mixer parties, hung out with students in the cafés and clubs they frequented, and sat on buses that crisscrossed the country as students traveled from one meeting or event to another.
28 In analyzing the meanings of youth politics and their impact on contemporary democratic practices in Serbia, I focus on institutional practices and categories, discursive frameworks and everyday talk about both democracy and revolution. Throughout this book, I show the ways in which expectations and lived democratic practice—all in a context of feeling “watched”—came into powerful and generative contradiction. These democratic ideals existed in dialectical tension with long-standing social relations, institutional forms, and cultural practices.
After the Revolution: Youth, Democracy, and the Politics of Disappointment in Serbia by Jessica Greenberg