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“It Is Easy Enough to Establish Camps”: Geographies of Community and Resistance in Burned Salem

Jacob A. C. Remes

in Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039836
eISBN:
9780252097942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039836.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the geographies of community and resistance in Salem following the fire. The Salem fire created immediate and pressing problems for residents: where to sleep and what to eat. ... More


Setting the Stage

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the history of the civil war in El Salvador, outlines what actions were available to campesina women during the war, and examines how those possible actions changed over time ... More


From ‘refugee population’ to political community: the Mustapha Mahmoud refugee protest camp

Elisa Pascucci

in Protest Camps in International context: Spaces, Infrastructures and Media of Resistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329411
eISBN:
9781447329473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329411.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter uses interviews and secondary literature to analyse the Mustapha Mahmoud Sudanese refugee protest camp, which took place in Cairo, Egypt, in 2005 in front of the United Nations High ... More


Creating the Witness: Documenting Genocide on Film, Video, and the Internet

Leshu Torchin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676224
eISBN:
9781452948812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676224.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Since the beginning of the conflict in 2003, more than 300,000 lives have been lost in Darfur. Players of the video game Darfur Is Dying learn this sobering fact and more as they endeavor to ensure ... More


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