Radical Geographies of Protest
Series: Radical Geography
A history of global protests and social movements from the perspective of radical geography
Whether it be the alter-globalisation mobilisations of the turn of the century, the flurry of Occupy protests, or the current wave of anti-austerity mobilisations taking place, there is a geographical logic to all forms of protest whether that be through transforming landscapes, occupying enemy territory or developing solidarity and communication networks.
Paul Routledge takes a primarily auto-ethnographical perspective, drawing upon his extensive experience over the past thirty years working with various forms of protest in Europe, Asia and Latin America, to provide an account of how a radical geographical imagination can inform our understanding and the prosecution of protest.
Paul Routledge is Professor of Contentious Politics and Social Change at the School of Geography, University of Leeds, and author of Space Invaders (Pluto, 2017), Terrains of Resistance (Praeger, 1993) and Global Justice Networks (MUP, 2009).
'Fuses theory, practice, and passion—love and rage—to reveal the nuanced geographical logics of social movements in places from Andhra Pradesh to Zuccotti Park at scales from the body to the globe' - Cindi Katz, Author of Growing Up Global: Economic Restructuring and Children’s Everyday Lives
1. Radical Geographies of Protest: Spatial Strategies, Sites of Intervention and Scholar Activism
2. Know Your Place: Barricades, Rooftops and Being Steadfast
3. Make Some Space: Camps, Commons and Occupations
4. Stay Mobile: Packs and Swarms, Flash Mobs and Hacktivism
5. Wage Wars of Words: Testimonies, Communiqués and Culture Jamming
6. Extend Your Reach: Convergences, Conferences and Caravans
7. Feel Out of Place: Ethical Spectacles, Zaps and Guerrilla Performances
8. Space Invaders: Power, Politics and Protest
Hardcover ISBN: 9780745336299
eBook ISBN: 9781786801111
135mm x 215mm