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Stepping up the Science of Street Protests

| Oct. 23, 2019

A surge in street protests since the election of President Donald Trump nearly three years ago has scholars struggling to find new methods to study this form of social activism, according to a new paper co-authored by UConn political scientist Jeremy Pressman.

In the paper, published Oct. 23 in Sciences Advances, titled "The science of contemporary street protest: New efforts in the United States," Pressman and his colleagues outline the challenges and limitations associated with studying protests scientifically on a large scale....

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Erica Chenoweth