Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: Volume 12 Issue 4


An International Journal


Organization Studies

Table of contents - Special Issue: Organizational practices of social movements and popular struggles: understanding the power of organizing from below

Guest Editors: Maria Ceci Misoczky, Guilherme Dornelas Camara, Steffen Böhm

From state fetish to community fetish: a spatial analysis of 15M and Podemos in Spain

Ibán Díaz-Parra, Beltran Roca

Over the last four years in Spain, a strong autonomist movement (15M), based on radical democracy and mistrust of any kind of instituted politics, seems to be turning…

Social movement organizations in Spain: Being partial as the prefigurative enactment of social change

Ruth Simsa, Marion Totter

The purpose of this paper is to analyze how activists of the Spanish protest movement 15M conceptualize organizational practices in relation to the movement’s goals.

Repertoires of knowledge practices: social movements in times of crisis

Donatella della Porta, Elena Pavan

Starting from the assumption that knowledge becomes all the more important for movements in times of crisis, as old structures are challenged and new ones envisaged and…

Voicing researched activists with responsive action research

Orestis Varkarolis, Daniel King

What it is like to experience being the subject of the research process when you are an actor within a new social movement organization? And what lessons can be learned…

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