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Amory Starr, Policing the Alterglobalization Movement
Date Monday February 27
Time 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location Details
College 8 Red Room (201 Multi-Purpose Building) UC Santa Cruz
Event Type Speaker
Sociology Colloquium


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, 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 (

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

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