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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (4): 866–877.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Dina Gilio-Whitaker Idle No More (INM) has emerged as the most significant fourth world social movement of the twenty-first century so far. Responding to draconian and regressive legislation affecting Canadian First Nations' sovereignty, INM was quickly embraced as a movement for all fourth world...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 366–376.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Ugo Mattei This essay introduces the Italian commons social movement—a diverse coalition of scholars, jurists, politicians, and activists—central to the success of the 2011 water referendum. This essay attempts to provide the context for the struggles to protect commons goods in Italy, as well as...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (1): 65–79.
Published: 01 January 2012
... is within these movements that new horizons of visibility—new concepts—have been produced, forcing us to rethink the relation between philosophy and social movements and, alternatively, to propose a philosophy of social movements. In other words, this essay concludes by foregrounding the following...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 377–387.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., starting with water services and other local utilities, which would have been obliged to open to private shareholders. The Italian people, on the contrary, answered by coming together to defend the commons, voting en masse in June 2011 at the referendum called by the social movements against the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (2): 245–258.
Published: 01 April 2014
... without precedent with regard to consistency of form, politics, scope, and scale. It is a growing global movement of refusal—and simultaneously, in that refusal, it is a movement of creation. The current frameworks provided by the social sciences and traditional left intellectuals to understand these...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 313–331.
Published: 01 April 2018
... coherence suggest that we cannot speak of this as a social movement in the conventional sense. However, the newly emerged volunteerism for refugees is far from being unpolitical, as an analysis of survey data, semi-narrative interviews, and group discussions with volunteers reveal. For the majority of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 265–271.
Published: 01 January 2011
... was, you would understand the depth of my joy at seeing an African American president emerge from the sacrifices and labors of the civil rights and voting rights movements. I think the Obama generation will be the cradle for new social activism in America. As I list these achievements, I...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (4): 725–746.
Published: 01 October 2019
... practical implications (Bailey and U. Mattei 2013; Quarta and Spanò 2016). On the one hand, we employ it to refer to the particular school of thought and research that has as its object the commons. It also signifies those social and political movements whose purpose is to actualize to bring into existence...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (2): 353–369.
Published: 01 April 2020
... normal.” Yet even a cursory review of protest policing in Canada reveals that state intervention in resistance movements is alive and well and that Indigenous peoples and allied social movements are made subject to repression, surveillance, and criminalization through the mechanism of injunctions and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2010) 109 (2): 225–247.
Published: 01 April 2010
...David R. Roediger This essay places the emergence in the 1960s and 1970s of the historian and sociologist George Rawick as a leading student not only of race but also of class in the context of his coming into contact with African American social movements and with transnational black intellectuals...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2019) 118 (1): 111–127.
Published: 01 January 2019
... State, the Kurdish movement, and the movement base, the essay underlines the significant role that the movement-level dynamics have played during the years 2013–18. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 PKK Turkey Kurdish conflict insurgency social movements References...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 285–302.
Published: 01 April 2013
... lesbian, and a self-proclaimed feminist but also a self-serving, womanizing alcoholic. A close examination of Shockley’s novel and the discourse surrounding it illuminates how social movements must have a clear grasp of the workings of race, class, gender, and sexuality as they structure our material...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (2): 396–405.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Saki Bailey; Maria Edgarda Marcucci This essay explores the legal and political dimensions of the occupation of the Teatro Valle in Rome and the transformation of the theater into a common goods foundation. The theater workers, acting together as a social movement for the protection of cultural...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (4): 781–801.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Maria Cotera This essay focuses on the Chicana por mi Raza digital archive, a collection of oral histories and documents from women who were active in social movements during the 1960s and 1970s. The essay argues that digital archiving projects like Chicana por mi Raza challenge conventional...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 207–217.
Published: 01 January 2017
... aggressive attempts to territorialize the ocean as a frontier, seabed mining has become an embattled site in the Pacific, where it is opposed by social movements in specific locales and in networks through the ocean and beyond. In this essay, I explore the art and media activism of these struggles, focusing...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (4): 866–876.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., this movement accompanied the presidency of Emmanuel Macron and influenced his political agenda. Through “co-research” work done in direct contact with the movement, the essay analyzes the social and geographical composition of the participants, the political context in which it emerged, and its forms...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (1): 113–132.
Published: 01 January 2020
...- ken up and deterritorialized) than as a positive source (to be in“ltrated and harvested). Raúl Zibechi (2012) has shown, for example, how neoliberal deterritorialization created both crisis and opportunity for Latin American social movements, which seized abandoned spaces across the continent...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (1): 196–209.
Published: 01 January 2014
... Actually, they form an invisible army of the poor within the movement—which in turn suggests that these protests are a symptom of more profound social dissatisfaction and unrest over the humiliating condi- tions of life for many within the educated urban population. Chehonadskih...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (1): 176–181.
Published: 01 January 2020
... demonstrations by unions, social movements, and neighborhood groups, is transformed by the rst decree from a civil to a criminal o‰ence, and the second decree threatens various practices that demonstrators normally use to protect themselves. The bottom line is that political leaders, especially the Interior...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2007) 106 (4): 789–804.
Published: 01 October 2007
... prevention. Without support for social justice and movements for popular democracy, which have histori- cally provided the basis for mass improvements in health,40 public health preparedness is unethical. Although it is important to prepare for disaster, it is unethical if we are not doing anything...