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Amory Starr, Policing the Alterglobalization Movement

Date:
Monday, February 27, 2006
Time:
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
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Location Details:
College 8 Red Room (201 Multi-Purpose Building) UC Santa Cruz

Sociology Colloquium

AMORY STARR

Policing the Alterglobalization Movement: Patterns of Repression and Resistance in the Global North

Monday, February 27
12:30-2:00pm
College 8 Red Room (201 Multi-Purpose Building)

Amory Starr, PhD, is an activist, sociologist, and documentary filmmaker. Her first book, Naming the Enemy: Anti-Corporate Movements Confront Globalization (2000), was the first systematic documentation of the emergence of the alterglobalization movement. Her second book, Global Revolt: A Guide to Alterglobalization (2005) is an enticing guidebook to the movement. She is director of the documentary This is What Free Trade Looks Like (2004, http://www.activistmediaproject.net. She has participated in most of the North American alterglobalization protests, as well as worked in local labor, police, anti-racist, food and agriculture, and anti-war struggles. She is co-founder of the Institute for the Study of Dissent & Social Control (http://www.dissensio.org).

This event is free and open to the public.
Added to the calendar on Sun, Feb 26, 2006 10:47PM
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