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Digital Activism, Physical Activism

Malta’s Front Harsien ODZ

Michael Briguglio

the digital (online) and physical (offline) activism of the Front Harsien ODZ. Accordingly, I look at how Front activists perceive online activism and physical activism, and I attempt to examine the importance of internet tools for the organization. In

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Vocation and political activism

Sacrifice, stigma, love, utopia?

Sian Lazar

In this paper, I explore religious languages for political activism through values commonly given as reasons for becoming a unionist in Argentina. My interlocutors repeatedly emphasised their sense of vocation and service, as well as love, commitment and passion for the cause and for fellow activists or workers. Together, these related values comprise the sacred aspects of political activism, which is informed by a specific history of the blend between Peronism and Catholicism since the mid‐20th century.

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Tanja Bukovčan

In this paper I explore the link between research into contemporary alternative medical practices (CAM) and activism. It is based on my recent research (2004-2007) which dealt with the interrelatedness and coexistence of biomedical and non-biomedical systems in the city of Zagreb. The process of adoption and introduction of CAM to Western European countries started some twenty years ago and in Zagreb the process was evident after the fall of communism. My research started with patients and their attitudes towards illness, health, well-being and suffering, factors that determined their choice of therapies and healers. However, hearing stories of people's experiences of CAM propelled me into the role of therapist as listener and, through attending to the silence surrounding the use of CAM in a relatively hostile society, the role of anthropologist as activist. Through the process of understanding and interpreting sensitive cultural practices, I explore whether anthropologists are uniquely placed to actively protect the rights of people to whom they owe their science.

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Rebecca Scales

bureaucrat with a long history of social activism, allowed Didier to launch La Tribune de l'Invalide on the newly-christened “national” Chaîne parisienne on Monday, 3 February 1947. 15 La Tribune de l'Invalide aired on Mondays from 5:30–5:35 p.m. as a

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The Inheritance of Activism

Does Social Capital Shape Women's Lives?

Supriya Baily, Gloria Wang, and Elisabeth Scotto-Lavino

Setting the Stage There is a long history of girls engaged in activities related to activism ( Elliott 2001 ; Keller 2012 ). In recent times, some have become familiar, including Greta Thunberg and Malala Yousafzai. Others have passed from

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Phil Tattersall

approach I call “community-based auditing,” which is an attempt to supplement the traditional tools of activism with a new form of scientific practice and knowledge. My Journey to Environmental Activism My ideas about community-based auditing have developed

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Unreasonable rage, disobedient dissent

The social construction of student activists and the limits of student engagement

Jessica Gagnon

( Fazackerley 2016 ). Uncertainties are compounded by budget cuts and privatisation. In the days following the U.S. election, American university students staged walkouts and rallies, protesting the results ( Schmidt 2016 ). In response to the student activism

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Heather A. Came

Glenn Laverack (2013) Health activism: Foundations and strategies, London: Sage Publications, pp. 175, ISBN: 978-1-4462-4964-2.

As a long-time public health activist I was pleased to see Laverack’s new book focussing on health activism. To date, there have been only a handful of texts available suitable for tertiary students, the most notable being Cwikel’s (2006) substantial work. The bulk of health activist texts consist of speciality texts about women’s health, HIV/AIDS activism and the ongoing fight against big tobacco. Laverack’s text serves its purpose in addressing a gap in the market for a generic introduction to public health activism.

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Surviving Hrant Dink

Carnal Mourning under the Specter of Senselessness

Alice von Bieberstein

between temporal genres as related to fantasies of the good life, mourning as a response to loss that encompasses processes of reattachment, and political activism through which such reattachments might get channeled into renewed or altered political

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Chiara Bonfiglioli

Women's Activism and Global Solidarity during the Cold War , Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2019, 306 pp. $25.35 (paperback), ISBN: 978-1-47800-181-2. Women's and feminist activism in the Cold War era, and particularly transnational encounters