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|Amory Starr, Policing the Alterglobalization Movement|
|Date||Monday February 27|
|Time||12:30 PM - 2:30 PM|
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|College 8 Red Room (201 Multi-Purpose Building) UC Santa Cruz|
Policing the Alterglobalization Movement: Patterns of Repression and Resistance in the Global North
Monday, February 27
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.