Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2016

256 Pages

9.25 x 6.13 inches

ISBN: 9781784994112

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The autonomous life?

Paradoxes of hierarchy and authority in the squatters movement in Amsterdam

Nazima Kadir

Published by Manchester University Press

Contemporary Anarchist Studies MUP Series

  • Based on the author's participant observation fieldwork from within the squatters>' movement in Amsterdam, a social movement and subcultural community that identifies as anarchist
  • Rigorous, original scholarship is groundbreaking in the feld of social movements studies
  • The level of detail allows the study to transcend the case of the squatters movement and will be compelling to a wider readership
  • Focuses on activists' micro-social practices and how they reveal the construction of complex patterns of power, authority, belonging, and identity

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