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Patrick McCurdy

Patrick McCurdy (PhD, LSE) is an Associate Professor in the Department Communication, University of Ottawa, Canada. His research draws from media and communication, journalism as well as social movement studies to study media as a site and source of social struggle and contestation. Most recently, Patrick has been studying the evolution of campaigning around the Canadian oil/tar sands. He tweets as @pmmcc.


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Protest Camps in International Context

Spaces, Infrastructures and Media of Resistance

Through a series of interdisciplinary case studies, this topical collection is the first to focus on protest camps as unique organisational forms that transcend particular social movements’ contexts. The book offers a critical understanding of current protest events and will help better understanding of new global forms of democracy in action.

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