Should protests be fun?
- July 8, 2020
- David Meyer, sociology, Deseret News, July 8, 2020
Music, fun and theatricality have been part of protests as far back as they have been
documented, according to David S. Meyer is a professor of sociology at the University
of California, Irvine, who has studied social movements. … Rather than being frivolous,
entertainment is a way of generating attention from bystanders and sustaining the
commitment of people who turn out for a protest, Meyer said.
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