Occupying Language

Occupying Language

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Occupying Language by Marina Sitrin, Dario Azzellini

Praise for Marina Sitrin's previous works:

"'Another world is possible' was the catch-phrase of the World Social Forum, but it wasn't just possible; while the north was dreaming, that world was and is being built and lived in many parts of the global south. With the analytical insight of a political philosopher, the investigative zeal of a reporter, and the heart of a sister, Marina Sitrin has immersed herself in one of the most radical and important of these other worlds and brought us back stories, voices, and possibilities."—Rebecca Solnit

"Through her deeply respectful documentary editing, Marina Sitrin has produced a work that embodies the values and practices it portrays."—Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis

While the global Occupy movement is widely seen as unprecedented, its language and organizing practices are shaped and inspired by diverse historical precedents in the United States and around the world. Marina Sitrin and Dario Azzellini introduce the reader to the theory and practices of the movement and explore linkages and connections toward the dream of a common language of struggle, justice, democracy, and liberation.

Marina Sitrin is an author and activist. An early organizer of the Occupy movement, she has been interviewed in Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Democracy Now! and more.

Dario Azzellini is an activist, writer, and filmmaker. He is a lecturer at the Johannes Kepler University (Linz, Austria) and holds PhDs in political science and sociology. His latest book, together with Immanuel Ness, is Ours to Master and to Own.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781884519192
Publisher: Zuccotti Park Press
Publication date: 09/18/2012
Series: Occupied Media Pamphlet Series , #4
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Marina Sitrin: Marina Sitrin is an author, lawyer, organizer and dreamer. She is an active participant in the Occupy movement and a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Globalization and Social Change at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Dario Azzellini: Azzellini is a lecturer at the Institute for Sociology at the Johannes Kepler University (Linz, Austria) and holds PhDs in political science and sociology. He is an activist, writer and film maker. His latest film is "Comuna under construction" (2010).

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