Why do groups sometimes employ “contentious politics” and organize social movements? Are these movements sometimes a reaction to the deployment of state violence? Why do nation-states employ violence against certain groups? Do social movements sometimes deploy violence as a tactic.? Why do ethnic / religious groups sometimes employ violence (or terrorism) against the nation-state? What are some of the difficulties in distinguishing terrorism from other forms of political violence? You should use examples from the Black Lives Matter protests.
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