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Sur les bords de la protestation sociale. Illustrations sud-africaines

Abstract : This article echoes the now recurring calls to broaden the conceptualization of social movements. Moving away from classic definitions, the author suggests that certain elements of protest activity can be better understood through an examination of its actors in their most ordinary and daily social relations as opposed to the exceptional moments when they face political power. This study is based on a series of inquiries conducted since 2009 in various South African urban areas with active militants affiliated with organizations shaping the agenda on social discontent. More specifically, this article draws attention to how these collectives develop ties with their most immediate social environment, that is in impoverished, working-class neighborhoods.
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Jérôme Tournadre. Sur les bords de la protestation sociale. Illustrations sud-africaines. Cultures & conflits, L'Harmattan, 2016, Marges urbaines et résistances citadines, pp.121-138. ⟨halshs-01323997⟩

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