After the harvest, the "boycott" was successfully continued.
The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a political, social, and economic protest campaign started in 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama intended to oppose the city's policy of racial segregation on its public transit system.
Despite the short-term economic hardship to those undertaking this action, Boycott soon found himself isolated—his workers stopped work in the fields, stables, and house.
Rosa Parks, a seamstress by profession, had been formally educated on civil rights and had a history of activism prior to the boycott.
Boycotts were used successfully on many occasions in the twentieth century, furthering the cause of human rights around the world.
The Olympic Games have been host to many boycotts, international in scope.
Spain, the Netherlands, and Switzerland boycotted in opposition to the Soviet invasion of Hungary.
The NAACP had planned the boycott, which functioned as a test case in challenging segregation on public buses, before Parks' arrest.
Both Iraq and Guyana also opted to join the Congolese-led boycott.
The concerted action taken against Boycott rendered him unable to hire anyone to harvest the crops in his charge.
The first Olympic boycotts occurred during the 1956 Summer Olympics.
Instead of riding buses, boycotters organized a system of carpools, with car owners volunteering their vehicles or themselves driving people to various destinations.
Black taxi drivers charged ten cents per ride, a fare equal to the cost to ride the bus, in support of the boycott.
John O' Malley from County Mayo coined the term to "signify ostracism applied to a landlord or agent like Boycott."
Sometimes the mere threat of a boycott brings about the intended result in a peaceful and expeditious manner.
On the other hand, boycotts can last indefinitely, prompt unnecessary violence, and ultimately fail to achieve the intended goal(s).
One thousand policemen and soldiers escorted them to and from Claremorris, despite the fact that Boycott's complete social ostracism meant that he actually faced no danger of being harmed.
The UFW responded with strikes, lawsuits, and boycotts, including secondary boycotts in the retail grocery industry.
When analyzed as a means to an end, the efficacy of different boycotts varies immensely.
Secondary boycotts are illegal in many countries, including many states in the U.S.
On December 1, 1880 Captain Boycott left his post and withdrew to England with his family.
When the city pressured local insurance companies to stop insuring cars used in the carpools, the boycott leaders arranged policies with Lloyd's of London.
A boycott is normally considered a one-time affair designed to correct an outstanding single wrong.
Most organized consumer boycotts are focused on long-term change of buying habits and, therefore, fit into part of a larger political program with many techniques that require a longer structural commitment (e.g.
Rosa Parks also helped and supported the ensuing Montgomery Bus Boycott and is now considered one of the pioneering women of the Civil Rights Movement.
The Nestlй boycott was launched on July 4, 1977 in the United States against the Swiss-based Nestlй corporation.
Supporters of the effort believed the repatriation of slaves to Africa would be the best solution to the problem as well as setting right the injustices done to their ancestors.
The retaliatory boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles occurred when the Soviet Union and 14 Eastern bloc countries refused to participate.
The boycott serves as a nonviolent tactic to further a cause, and can take on symbolic significance while effecting change.
The practice of infanticide, found in a number of cultures, took many forms, such as child sacrifice to supernatural figures or forces, as allegedly practiced in ancient Carthage.
Concern about the company's marketing of breast milk substitutes (infant formula), particularly in Third World countries, prompted the boycott.
A third boycott came from the People's Republic of China, which protested against the presence of the Republic of China (under the name Formosa).
Such violence either prompts activists to reconsider their tactics of passive resistance, elevating the protest to a more aggressive form, or ends the boycott altogether.
Boycott became subject to social ostracism organized by the Irish Land League in 1880.
The boycott proved extremely effective, with enough riders lost to the city transit system to cause serious economic distress.
The United States (under President Jimmy Carter) boycotted the 1980 Summer Olympics, held in Moscow that year, to protest the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan.
To boycott is to abstain from using, buying, or dealing with a person or organization as an expression of protest or as a means of economic coercion in order to achieve justice.