Category Archives: Movimientos sociales

Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age

This book is an exploration of the new forms of social movements and protests that are erupting in the world today, from the Arab uprisings to the indignados movement in Spain, and the Occupy Wall Street movement in the US. … Continue reading

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Factories of Knowledge, Industries of Creativity

What was once the factory is now the university. As deindustrialization spreads and the working class is decentralized, new means of social resistance and political activism need to be sought in what may be the last places where they are … Continue reading

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Rich People’s Movements: Grassroots Campaigns to Untax the One Percent

On tax day, April 15, 2010, hundreds of thousands of Americans demonstrated with signs demanding lower taxes on the richest one percent. Where do protest movements like this come from? Rich people are an unpopular minority with plenty of political … Continue reading

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Mobilizing on the Extreme Right: Germany, Italy and US

Research on the extreme right is rare, and the extreme right has even more rarely been analysed as a social movement. In this volume, the extreme right is compared in Italy, Germany, and the United States using concepts and methods … Continue reading

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Take Back The Streets: Repression and Criminalization of Protest Around the World

This publication attempts to address some of the gaps in public debate about the state’s responsibility toward the protection of the right to protest and assembly. We relate nine case studies from the nine countries about how governments have responded … Continue reading

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La fin des sociétés

Dans son dernier ouvrage « La fin des sociétés », la réflexion d’Alain Touraine prend comme point de départ la crise économique qui secoue le monde depuis désormais cinq ans. Dans ce cadre économique morose, les institutions, famille, école, entreprise, … Continue reading

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As multidões sem rosto

Com Negri, e para muito além dele, o que define as multidões é a recusa ativa do rosto em proveito das singularidades irredutíveis de um corpo social criativo, múltiplo, anônimo, potente, inclassificável e incoercível. Nessa guerra de guerrilhas entre corpos … Continue reading

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Learning and Education for a Better World: The Role of Social Movements

This is a book for activists, students, scholars of social movements and adult education and for the public interested in the contemporary movements of our times. From the streets of Barcelona and Athens, the public squares in Cairo, Tunis and … Continue reading

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How Swedes and Norwegians Broke the Power of the “One Percent”

While many of us are working to ensure that the Occupy movement will have a lasting impact, it’s worthwhile to consider other countries where masses of people succeeded in nonviolently bringing about a high degree of democracy and economic justice. … Continue reading

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Occupy Network – a place to discover Occupy

It is with great pride and humility that we announce the most major development our team has undergone since its founding: We have become the Occupy Network. Over the past year and a half we have sent 65 ‘Your Inbox: … Continue reading

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