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About Simin Fadaee

Simin Fadaee is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Manchester. She is the author of Social Movements in Iran: Environmentalism and Civil Society (2012) and the editor of Understanding Southern Social Movements (2016). She serves as a board member of the Research Committee on Social Classes and Social Movements (RC47) of the International Sociological Association (ISA).

Articles by Simin Fadaee

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

The new repertoire of repression and how movements resist. Introduction.

Social control and repression of social movements and dissent now bypasses the borders between liberal democracies, authoritarian and semi-authoritarian regimes. For the next three days, openMovements takes stock.

Harvesting hope: the permaculture movement in India

The major transformative potential of permaculture in India lies in its ability to make small-scale farmers self-sufficient. Hence, it offers viable solutions to the very deep crisis farmers are facing.

Hamburg G20 protests and alternative futures

We must use such a protest event as an opportunity to open up new horizons of political strategy on different scales, to expand counter-institutions and social solidarity.

Negotiating environmentalism in a democratizing Iran

The new environmentalists hail from affluent backgrounds and urban areas and their everyday consumption practices are imbued with political meaning, given the reduced space for organized channels to express discontent.

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