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    Social movement auto/biographies

    Cox, Laurence and Waterman, Peter and Wood, Lesley (2016) Social movement auto/biographies. Interface : a Journal for and about Social Movements, 8 (2). pp. 1-9. ISSN 2009-2431

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    Walter Benjamin called upon historians to be cognisant of debts and danger, debts owed to the dead who had struggled and sacrificed and danger in the present. This historian realises that even the dead will not be safe without historians' active interventi on, that memory of losses and sacrifices will be lost or distorted in the interests of the presently powerful, and most importantly, that memories of past struggles, the flashes seized, can become inspiration for political movements in the present and futu re (Kelly 1998)

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Social movement; auto/biographies; autobiographies;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology
    Item ID: 7745
    Depositing User: Dr. Laurence Cox
    Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2017 10:21
    Journal or Publication Title: Interface : a Journal for and about Social Movements
    Publisher: National University of Ireland Maynooth
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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