This book is a large-scale study of global creative activism. It explores how activists facilitate the cultivation of societal alternatives. Harrebye shows that social activism has got a creative new edge that is blurring the boundaries between artist and activist, and pop, prank, and protest.
Silas Harrebye is Associate Professor at the Department of Society and Globalisation, Roskilde University, Denmark. He has published his research in several international peer review journals and teaches widely on new forms of democratic participation. Harrebye has a background in philosophy, has experience as a consultant and social entrepreneur, and has been a board member for Action Aid Denmark and The Alternative.