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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (124): 43–54.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Angela Vergara This essay examines urban social movements and state repression in 1960s Chile. Housing became a central political and social demand in Cold War Chile, and poor urban dwellers organized and challenged state authorities and traditional property laws. Through the history of Pampa...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (116): 130–145.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Nicole Fabricant; Kathryn Hicks Bolivian social movements have received considerable international attention for their successful antiprivatization protests in recent years. In particular, residents in the cities of Cochabamba and, later, El Alto successfully mobilized to reverse water concessions...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (124): 177–191.
Published: 01 January 2016
... was the effective use of social theatricalities as a tool to communicate protesters’ demands and to rearticulate the meaning of urban space. The movement understood the importance that spectacle has played in the politics of the Chilean transition to democracy since 1990 and employed this sensitivity...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (114): 91–112.
Published: 01 October 2012
... of how children should behave, but do not reflect how those expectations were actually adopted (or rejected) by the children themselves. And while newspaper reports and law court records have been used suc- cessfully to reconstruct the urban movements of other social groups, in particular...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (122): 55–69.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and the Production of Black Gay Social History Kwame Holmes During a research trip to Washington, DC, to conduct archival on the intertwined history of black, gay, black gay identity and urban development politics in the nation’s capital since desegregation, at the Library of Congress, I went...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (135): 43–70.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and banded with other persecuted and displaced peoples in “sanctuaryscapes,” vast autonomous regions and insurgent urban centers where new pan-Indigenous solidarities and identities emerged. Locating sanctuary practices within specific regional cartographies and social relations substantiates diverse...
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Radical History Review (1998) 1998 (71): 55–62.
Published: 01 May 1998
...); on women and urban social movements, in dialogue with life history analysis, see Alejandra Massolo, Por amor y coraje: Mujeres en movimientos urbanos de la ciudad de Mhico (Mexico City: El Colegio de Mexico, 1992). 5. It is interesting to observe that the creation of the superfluous patriarch...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 178–184.
Published: 01 May 2010
... and how these inequities have driven emerging con- cerns with “environmental justice.”12 The environmental justice movement, which has proven especially influential in the United States, can be traced to urban social movements emerging in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Community-based activism...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (100): 61–85.
Published: 01 January 2008
... for deeper knowledge about violence and the quest for safety within local communities and contemporary social movements. Whether to prevent crime or to allay local uprisings, the fight against urban violence has been waged by the state and the disenfranchised alike and has inspired much urban...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (141): 128–150.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... That this occurred during the early 1970s shows how urban social movements forestalled the reactionary law-and-order politics that emerged in the 1960s. At the same time, we cannot ignore how the creation of a broad-based coalition enervated more radical critiques of police brutality. The Tribune task force’s...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (103): 143–161.
Published: 01 January 2009
... around 1995, it was apparent that the major battles of the urban social movements — and I used to work with the South African National Civic Organisa- tion — would no longer be on housing. Civic demands in the Reconstruction and Development Programme were decisively rejected by then-minister Joe...
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Radical History Review (1990) 1990 (46-47): 89–115.
Published: 01 May 1990
...Philip Bonner 1990 The Politics of Black Squatter Movements on the Rand, 19444952 Philip Bonner Studies of black urbanization in South Africa have tended to focus on the larger forces impellingAfrican families off...
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Radical History Review (2018) 2018 (130): 45–61.
Published: 01 January 2018
... discussion, I am defining the beginnings of modern architecture as the direct integration of concerns about social and political change into architectural practice and urban planning, which had equally multifarious beginnings in terms of its geographically specific chronologies. Regardless of whether...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (108): 73–90.
Published: 01 October 2010
... in public health, urban plan- ning, workingmen’s insurance, immigration controls, cooperative farming, and rural reconstruction.11 The techniques used by Progressives varied according to context, but they shared a commitment to the authority of statistical social scientific methods and the deployment...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (114): 66–90.
Published: 01 October 2012
... as mar- Vrana | Death Commemoration in Urban Guatemala from 1977 to the Present   71 tyr. These death commemorations reflected the insurgent syncretism of revolution- ary secularism and religious millennialism, a familiar thematic for social movement historians across world regions...
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Radical History Review (1978) 1978 (18): 38–57.
Published: 01 October 1978
... of political movements that search for an uneasy balance between the pursuit of class interests, national unity, and social modernization. That these societies have been acted upon by powerful outside forces is so obvious as to constitute a banality. What requires examination...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (114): 7–18.
Published: 01 October 2012
... fraught with politics and social meaning. This essay reflects on a few of these urban practices and spaces of photography and identifies some enduring themes through this history, from the technical challenges of depicting humans passing through static structures and built environments of the city...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (112): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2012
... to solidify her place as the herald of urban rebirth. While historians and social scientists complicate her legacy, popular works serve as a corrective to the recent reevaluations of Moses. Anthony Flint and Roberta Brandes Gratz reify the narrative of postwar New York redevelopment as a great...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (109): 62–82.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Figure 2. A row of houses that have been condemned for Baltimore’s highway. Note the sign on the left. From Urban Design Concept Associations, “Final Joint Development Report,” Movement against Destruction Collection, Special Collections Department, Langsdale Library, University of Baltimore. Used...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (114): 1–5.
Published: 01 October 2012
.... But the practice of walking city streets was and is fraught with social meaning. The imagined urban walker occupies a commanding position in the way city officials and planners seek idealized settings for social, cultural, and economic exchanges. Their visions shape the practice of walking through the use...