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Kampen om Ungdomshuset - Formationen av kollektiva identiteter i en urban social rörelse

Karlsson, Björn LU (2011) SOCK01 20111
Sociology
Abstract (Swedish)
This paper concerns the Youth House, Ungdomshuset, and the struggle over it 2006-2008. Arguing that the protests after the eviction of the squatted house created collective identities that are paradigmatic in relation to other social movements and using social movement research combined with marxist human geography the paper investigates the relation of rhizomatic structures, urban material conflicts and collective action. The rationality of violent and dramatic action, media logic and the appropriation of modern culture are basic building blocks of the paper. In essence, it makes the claim that the Ungdomshuset struggle was a rare rebellion in a Nordic welfare state and is a foremost example of struggles based around the reformation of... (More)
This paper concerns the Youth House, Ungdomshuset, and the struggle over it 2006-2008. Arguing that the protests after the eviction of the squatted house created collective identities that are paradigmatic in relation to other social movements and using social movement research combined with marxist human geography the paper investigates the relation of rhizomatic structures, urban material conflicts and collective action. The rationality of violent and dramatic action, media logic and the appropriation of modern culture are basic building blocks of the paper. In essence, it makes the claim that the Ungdomshuset struggle was a rare rebellion in a Nordic welfare state and is a foremost example of struggles based around the reformation of urban spaces and the development of a new reconfiguration of the city along postfordist lines. (Less)
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author
Karlsson, Björn LU
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organization
course
SOCK01 20111
year
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
marxism, social movements, squatting, urban sociology, postfordist city planning, Ungdomshuset
language
Swedish
id
1890866
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2011-05-24 08:03:52
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  abstract     = {This paper concerns the Youth House, Ungdomshuset, and the struggle over it 2006-2008. Arguing that the protests after the eviction of the squatted house created collective identities that are paradigmatic in relation to other social movements and using social movement research combined with marxist human geography the paper investigates the relation of rhizomatic structures, urban material conflicts and collective action. The rationality of violent and dramatic action, media logic and the appropriation of modern culture are basic building blocks of the paper. In essence, it makes the claim that the Ungdomshuset struggle was a rare rebellion in a Nordic welfare state and is a foremost example of struggles based around the reformation of urban spaces and the development of a new reconfiguration of the city along postfordist lines.},
  author       = {Karlsson, Björn},
  keyword      = {marxism,social movements,squatting,urban sociology,postfordist city planning,Ungdomshuset

},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Kampen om Ungdomshuset - Formationen av kollektiva identiteter i en urban social rörelse},
  year         = {2011},
}