Beyond the Network? Occupy London and the Global Movement

  title={Beyond the Network? Occupy London and the Global Movement},
  author={Sam Halvorsen},
  journal={Social Movement Studies},
  pages={427 - 433}
  • S. Halvorsen
  • Published 1 August 2012
  • Sociology
  • Social Movement Studies
This article argues that paying attention to the spatialities of the Occupy movement, and in particular the role of territory, suggests that the dominant metaphor of the network may be insufficient to understanding the diverse spatial strategies of contemporary social movements. The aim of presenting this argument is both to be provocative and also to take seriously the Occupy movement's ‘politics of asking’, not shying away from asking challenging questions. It starts by introducing the reader… 
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