A great piece by Mary Doyle on the anti-drugs movement in Dublin online here.
Tuesday, 16 June 2015
Monday, 15 June 2015
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Monday, 8 June 2015
Apolitical is political: an ethnographic study on the public sphere in the Gezi uprising in Turkey
Bodies on the streets: gender resistance and collectivity in the Gezi revolts
Beyond nonhuman animal rights: A grassroots movement in Istanbul and its alignment with other causes
Sealfies, seals and celebs: expressions of Inuit resilience in the Twitter era
Rapid mobilisation of demonstrators in March Australia
Examining mainstream media discourses on the squatters’ movements in Barcelona and London
World’s first hologram protest in Spain
Recordar el 15M para reimaginar el presente. Los movimientos sociales en España más allá del ciclo electoral de 2015
Mass action speed dating: an experiment in making mass actions empowering and effective at Reclaim the Power 2013 and 2014
Fundraising for direct action and legal defense: a case study of the 2000 RNC protests
From marching for change to producing the change: reconstructions of the Italian anti-mafia movement
I’m a “good” activist, you’re a “bad” activist, and everything I do is activism: parsing the different types of “activist” identities in LBGTQ organizing
Interconnections between anarchist practices and grassroots struggles
Revisiting the master’s toolset: concerning pedagogy, privilege, and the classroom-to-war room pipeline
Sans-papiers on their March for Freedom 2014: how refugees and undocumented migrants challenge Fortress Europe
Protest in Ireland since the bailout
The Irish water war
Protest and public relations: the reinvention of the US Army School of the Americas
Summer school: Social movements in global perspectives – past, present and future
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Posted by Laurence at 11:33
Tuesday, 5 May 2015
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