DOI:​10.1177/0268580914551306
Corpus ID: 145354846
We ought to be here: Historicizing space and mobilization in Tahrir Square
A. Said
Published 2015
Sociology

International Sociology
This article explores the role of space in social movements, through an examination of the case of Tahrir Square in the Egyptian revolution of 2011. The author argues that the pre-existing… Expand
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