Interface: a journal for and about social movements


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Interface volume 5 issue 2. Tenth issue celebration


Volume 5 issue 2, single file 
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ISSN 2009-2431


Interface tenth issue. 
Lesley Wood, Peter Waterman, Sara Motta, Alice Mattoni, Mandisi Majavu, Elizabeth Humphrys, Cristina Flesher Fominaya and Laurence Cox
 (pp. 1 – 14)

Inside cover art

Call for papers volume 6 issue 2

Movement internationalism(s) (pp. 15 – 17)


No stable ground: living real democracy in Occupy (peer-reviewed article) 
Anna Szolucha 
(pp. 18 – 38)

From general strike to social strike: movement alliances and innovative actions in the November 2012 Spanish general strike (event analysis)
José Antonio Cerrillo Vidal (pp. 39 – 46)

Reading revolt as deviance: Greek intellectuals and the December 2008 revolt of Greek youth (peer-reviewed article)
Panagiotis Sotiris (pp. 47 – 77)

Towards a new universality: the World Social Forum’s cosmopolitan vision (article)
Giuseppe Caruso (pp. 78 – 97)

Social movements and the European crisis: activist and researcher reflections (collected reflections) 
Heleen Schols, Garan Hobbelink, Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Sat Trejo, Marianne Maeckelbergh, Markos Vogiatzoglou, Laurence Cox, Ewout van den Berg
 (pp. 98 – 120)

Avropa Sosyal Forumu yolun sonunda mi? İstanbul 2010 ve sonrasi (peer-reviewed article) 
Yavuz Yıldırım 
(pp. 121 – 142)

Breaking through the “invisible prison”: the National Federation of the Blind and the Right to Organize, 1959 (peer-reviewed article) 
Amy M. Lane
 (pp. 143 – 158)

Reflexiones sobre la institucionalización del movimiento LGBT desde el context catalán y espanol (peer-reviewed article) 
Patricia Aljama y Joan Pujol 
(pp. 159 – 177)

The 5 Star Movement and its discontents: a tale of blogging, comedy, electoral success and tensions (peer-reviewed article) 
Eric Turner
 (pp. 178 – 212)

Transnational diffusion of a high-cost protest method: open field destructions in France, Germany and Spain (peer-reviewed article) 
Franz Seifert 
(pp. 213 – 239)

Ultras in Egypt: state, revolution and the power of public space (peer-reviewed article) 
Connor T. Jerzak 
(pp. 240 – 262)

The influence of threat on tactical choices of militant anti-fascist activists(peer-reviewed article) 
Stanislav Vysotsky, 
(pp. 263 – 294)

The “Autonomous Nationalists”: new developments and contradictions in the German neo-Nazi movement (peer-reviewed article) 
Raphael Schlembach 
(pp. 295 – 318)

The trouble with eco-politics of localism: too close to the far right? Debates on ecology and globalization (peer-reviewed article) 
Mi Park 
(pp. 319 – 344)

The Anonymous movement in the context of liberalism and socialism (peer-reviewed article) 
Christian Fuchs 
(pp. 345 – 376)

Waging a war of position on neo-liberal terrain: critical reflections on the counter-recruitment movement (peer-reviewed article) 
Emily Brissette 
(pp. 377 – 398)

Social movement or subculture? Alterglobalists in Central and Eastern Europe (peer-reviewed article) 
Grzegorz Piotrowski 
(pp. 399 – 421)

Collective action frames and Facebook fan and group pages: the case of the Russian Snow Revolution 2011 – 2013 (peer-reviewed article) 
Yulia Lukashina 
(pp. 422 – 449)

Calculating success: teaching movement legacies (peer-reviewed article) 
Françoise N. Hamlin
 (pp. 450 – 471)

Between success and failure: dwelling with social movements in the hiatus(peer-reviewed article) 
Max Haiven and Alex Khasnabish 
(pp. 472 – 498)

The significance of space in Occupy Wall Street (peer-reviewed article) 
John L. Hammond 
(pp. 499 – 524)


Single PDF (EN)  (pp. 525 – 559)

Sheila Rowbotham, Lynne Segal and Hilary Wainwright. Beyond the fragments: feminism and the making of socialism (new edition). Reviewed by Laurence Cox.

Shigematsu, Setsu. Scream from the Shadows: The Women’s Liberation Movement in Japan. Reviewed by Julia Schuster.

Chris Crass. Towards Collective Liberation: Anti-Racist Organizing, Feminist Praxis and Movement Building Strategy. Reviewed by Lesley Wood.

Wood, Lesley. Direct Action, Deliberation and Diffusion: Collective Action after the WTO protests in Seattle. Reviewed by Neil Sutherland.

Mattoni, Alice. Media Practices and Protest Politics – How Precarious Workers Mobilise. Reviewed by Mark Bergfeld.

Gerbaudo, Paulo. Tweets and the Streets: Social Media and Contemporary Activism. Reviewed by Maite Tapia.

Hill, Symon. Digital Revolutions: Activism in the Internet Age. Reviewed by Deborah Eade.

R. D. Smith. Higher Hopes: A Black Man’s Guide to College. Reviewed by Mandisi Majavu.

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List of journal participants

Cover art

Marios Lolos has been a photojournalist for almost 25 years and has been the chair of the Union of Greek Photojournalists for the last 8 years.

Ο Μάριος Λωλος εργάζεται ως φωτορεπόρτερ εδώ και περίπου 25 χρόνια και είναι Πρόεδρος της Ένωσης Φωτορεπόρτε Ελλάδας τα τελευταία 8 χρόνια.

Inside cover

Rydell lives in Aberdeen, Scotland, despite being born over in the USA. She draws in her free time and is a college student — though she accepts commissions and occasionally makes money from her art. Growing up in a very liberal and open environment, she is interested in feminism and religious teachings, as well as being an avid supporter and member of the LGBTQ community. The image in this issue was inspired by the rawness and impact of the feelings which fuel protests. You can contact her at skinnyrydell AT

About Interface

Interface: a journal for and about social movements is a peer-reviewed journal of practitioner research produced by movement participants and engaged academics.Interface is globally organised in a series of different regional collectives, and is produced as a multilingual journal. Peer-reviewed articles have been subject to double-blind review by one researcher and one movement practitioner.

The views expressed in any contributions to Interface: a journal for and about social movements are those of the authors and contributors, and do not necessarily represent those of Interface, the editors, the editorial collective, or the organizations to which the authors are affiliated. Interface is committed to the free exchange of ideas in the best tradition of intellectual and activist inquiry.

The Interface website is based at the National University of Ireland Maynooth.