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[Abu Ghraib, Charlie Hebdo Guantanamo Bay, My Lai, Malala Yousafzai, Mohamed Bouazizi, the Muhammad cartoons, Neda Agha Soltan, Nelson Mandela, Rodney King, the Rwandan genocide, Sharpeville—at first glance the names on this list do not seem to have much in common. Yet, despite the glaring...
[When Nelson Mandela, defying failing health and the loss of his great-granddaughter only weeks earlier, attended the final and closing ceremony at the football 2010 World Cup in South Africa, he was greeted with standing ovation and worldwide media attention. His appearance despite personal...
[Since its inception at the beginning of the so-called war on terror in 2002, the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay has been subjected to harsh criticism and condemnation from many quarters. Guantanamo Bay has had a decidedly global status from the outset because of its central role in the...
[As the world, over the summer of 1994, began to realize the scope and severity of the Rwandan genocide (most estimates today set the death toll between 500,000 and 1,000,000), accounts of the horrors were routinely followed by two questions: How could it happen and, then, how could we let it...
[When 26-year-old Neda Agha Soltan went into the streets of Tehran to protest fraudulent presidential elections on June 20, 2009, she was just one among thousands of aggrieved Iranians. At the end of that day, however, she had been catapulted to the global public sphere and transformed into a...
[Chapter 1 argued that the study of global injustice symbols and global social movements is sociologically important because it enables an empirically grounded discussion of global society. This reflects the Durkheimian foundation of the book, which indicates that the analysis of symbols is,...
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