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By Homay King
Published: 02 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7515-9
... Occupy movement social movements possibility potentiality speech-acts ...
Series: Radical Américas
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7370-4
... Occupy Movement Arab Spring Michel Foucault Slavoj Žižek comparative political theory ...
Published: 02 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375159-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7515-9
... that is no mere simulation, since it imagines, invents, and actualizes the changes that are spoken through it. Occupy movement social movements possibility potentiality speech-acts ...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375753-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7575-3
... This chapter explores different meanings of the concept movement, from emotions to social movements, and demonstrates the flexibility of the concept. Drawing on Arendt, anti-globalization movements, “occupymovements, revolutions, but also on war, colonial expansion, global trade, or Hobbes’s...
Series: Radical Américas
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7370-4
... This chapter sets out from the contemporary tension between postcolonial and dialectical thinking—in Slavoj Žižek and Alain Badiou in particular—before turning to the Occupy Movement, and the ratio of the 99 percent, as an entry point for grappling with the dangerous lure of unity. Despite his...
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By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... civil rights movement Occupy suffrage activists lost women founders generational feminism ...
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By Nilüfer Göle
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 30 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... Islamic visibility religious pluralism plurality of secularisms public-square movements occupy Gezi ...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375456-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... This chapter covers a broad range of developments from the Zapatistas and the 2011 Bolivian marches to the Occupy Movement in North America and the recent resistance efforts in Spain and Greece. This comunalidad is composed of the emergent communal subject as the primary cell of ongoing global...
Series: Public Planet Books
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375135-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7513-5
... in worldwide protest movements, such as the Tahrir Square and occupy Gezi. These public square maidan movements open up new avenues for democratic imaginaries beyond the secular-religious divide Islamic visibility religious pluralism plurality of secularisms public-square movements occupy Gezi ...
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By Hagar Kotef
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375753-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7575-3
... studies, feminist theory, post-colonial theory and political thought (primarily the work of J.S Mill) the introduction examines the history of ideas tying movement to freedom, alongside the contemporary production of spaces of movements or halts. The checkpoints in the occupied Palestinian territories...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
.... The more recent return of barricades, from the so-called Arab Spring to the European Indignados and various Occupy movements, allows us to appreciate anew the spirit of the barricades in more varied terms attuned to the combination of vulnerability and resourcefulness that has vividly marked...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
..., accept forgetting. Nothing is more galvanizing than trying to learn from a next generation how they shape a life in politics now, and nothing more urgent than trying to join them as they struggle to Occupy our changing world. civil rights movement Occupy suffrage activists lost women founders...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374565-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7456-5
... of the latter half of the twentieth century, the women’s and the gay movement, the chapter concludes that the latter movement was never concerned with race, but managed to occupy positions of power. Moving on to governmental gay policy, the chapter establishes that it recognizes, privileges, embraces...
Published: 29 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7545-6
... the Zapatistas and the 2011 Bolivian marches to the Occupy Movement in North America and the recent resistance efforts in Spain and Greece. This comunalidad is composed of the emergent communal subject as the primary cell of ongoing global social movements, reconfiguring the Kantian trope of abstract citizenship...
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7399-5
...Hello Darknuss My Old Meme The third section offers an essay on the Occupy Wall Street uprising and, particularly, Tate’s ten reasons why he thinks more Black people didn’t participate (perhaps Occupy should have included prison abolition as a demand, he queries, or paid some lip service...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... This chapter explores the protests of June 2013 and their aftermath. It argues that while the Brazilian protests indeed borrowed the practices and formats of Occupy, 15M, and the Arab Spring, they are difficult to reduce to a single logic, set of motivations, or even a symbolic target. Brazil’s...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... This piece about the women’s peace camp encircling a U.S. cruise missile base in England in the 1980s has a new introduction connecting that earlier, effective, long-term demonstration to the work of Occupy Wall Street. Greenham was a political location of extraordinary diversity and invention...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
..., as an “ex-posure” to difference, liminality, new experiences, and the unpredictability of outcome. While precarity implies antagonism, plurality can be qualified as agonistic. In Hannah Arendt’s thought and the Occupy Gezi movement, being affected by others can only be construed as a loss under conditions...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373742-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7374-2
... This case study chapter looks at Occupy Wall Street (OWS), another contemporary social movement but one emerging from the left rather than the right. It, too, seemed to erupt out of nowhere. And like the Tea Party, it was concerned with establishing a persuasive commonsense narrative. The OWS...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374428-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7442-8
... This chapter describes how country music has come to occupy a distinct and privileged place in Aboriginal public culture, sounding an expressive counterpoint to Aboriginal urbanization, labor migration, and other forms of movement and mobility. For decades now country music performers have...