Interface volume 5 issue 1. Anticolonial and postcolonial movements


Volume 5 issue 1, single file
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ISSN 2009-2431


Struggles, strategies and analysis of anticolonial and postcolonial social movements. Aziz Choudry, Mandisi Majavu and Lesley Wood (pp. 1 – 10)

Call for papers volume 6 issue 1

The pedagogical practices of social movements (pp. 11 – 13)

Las prácticas pedagógicas de los movimientos sociales (pp. 11 – 13)

Struggles, strategies and analysis of anticolonial and postcolonial social movements

Trans-local rural solidarity and an anticolonial politics of place: contesting colonial capital and the neoliberal state in India (peer-reviewed article) Dip Kapoor (pp. 14 – 39)

Fair Trade, neo-colonial developmentalism, and racialized power relations (peer-reviewed article) Ian Hussey and Joe Curnow (pp. 40 – 68)

The translation of Indigenous agency and innovation into political and cultural power: the case of Indigenous fishing rights in Australia (peer-reviewed article) Julia Cantzler (pp. 69 – 101)

Starting from the Amazon: communication, knowledge and politics of place in the World Social Forum (peer-reviewed article) Hilde Stephansen (pp. 102 – 127)

Reflections on Fanon’s legacy (four short pieces) David Austin, Aziz Choudry, Radha d’Souza and Sunera Thobai (pp. 128 – 150)

General articles

A movement stalled: outcomes of women’s campaign for equalities and inclusion in the Northern Ireland peace process (peer-reviewed article) Cynthia Cockburn (pp. 151 – 182)

The role of societal attitudes and activists’ perceptions on effective judicial access for the LGBT movement in Chile (peer-reviewed article) M. Dawn King (pp. 183 – 203)

Infotainment and encounter in the pacification of Rocinha favela (peer-reviewed article) Paul Sneed (pp. 204 – 228)

Going local: calls for local democracy and environmental governance at Jumbo Pass and the Tobeatic Wilderness Area (peer-reviewed article) Mark Stoddart and Howard Ramos (pp. 229 – 252)

Writing in a movement: a roundtable on radical publishing and autonomous infrastructures (roundtable) Anna Feigenbaum and Stevphen Shukaitis with Camille Barbagallo, Jaya Klara Brekke, Morgan Buck, Jamie Heckert, Malav Kanuga, Paul Rekret and Joshua Stephens (pp. 253 – 271)

Special contribution

Framing the movement, framing the protest: mass media coverage of the anti-globalisation movement (peer-reviewed article) Tomás Mac Sheoin (pp. 272 – 365)


Single PDF (EN)  (pp. 366 – 388)

Raúl Zibechi, Territories in resistance: a cartography of Latin American social movements. Reviewed by Colleen Hackett.

Peter Dwyer and Leo Zeilig, African struggles today: social movements since Independence. Reviewed by Jonny Keyworth.

D. Roderick Bush, The end of white supremacy: black internationalism and the problem of the color line. Reviewed by Hleziphi Naomie Nyanungo.

Jean Muteba Rahier, Black social movements in Latin America: from monocultural mestizaje to multiculturalism. Reviewed by Mandisi Majavu.

Christian Scholl, Two sides of a barricade: (dis)order and summit protest in Europe. Reviewed by Ana Margarida Esteves.

Alice Te Punga Somerville, Once Were Pacific: Māori connections to Oceania. Reviewed by Ella Henry.

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Cover art

Photo credit: Adrian A. Smith is an activist-scholar and image maker based in Canada.  His written and photographic work engages with law and resistance.  Adrian teaches in legal studies and political economy and is a member of Justicia For Migrant Workers, an anti-capitalist activist collective which supports migrant worker struggles.  The cover image is taken at a political demonstration on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. To see more of his work please visit

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