Transforming the boundaries of collective identity: from the ‘local’ anti-road campaign to ‘global’ resistance?

@article{Drury2003TransformingTB,
  title={Transforming the boundaries of collective identity: from the ‘local’ anti-road campaign to ‘global’ resistance?},
  author={John Drury and Stephen D Reicher and Clifford Stott},
  journal={Social Movement Studies},
  year={2003},
  volume={2},
  pages={191 - 212}
}
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