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The power of naked protest in a shrinking democratic space

Abonga, Francis, Kerali, Raphael, Porter, Holly E. and Tapscott, Rebecca (2012) The power of naked protest in a shrinking democratic space. Africa at LSE (09 Dec 2012), pp. 1-5. Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Even while new technologies transform political protest, citizens continue to use their bodies in acts of civil resistance. In northern Uganda, citizens are using public nakedness to protest land dispossession by an increasingly authoritarian state, which grants the protester forms of power and highlights constraints on political speech.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2019 The Author(s)
Divisions: IGA: Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
D History General and Old World > DT Africa
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2020 16:57
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2020 00:34
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/103556

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