publication . Other literature type . 2018

The search for solidarity in the United States-Mexico borderlands/occupied O'odham territory

Kartal, Rebekah Lea;
English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: University of British Columbia
Abstract
Qualitative research in Tucson, Arizona reveals limitations to coalition building based on activists’ distinct positions and experiences, as well as their disparate understandings of the meaning of solidarity. Nonetheless, in the context of increasing militarization in the United States-Mexico borderlands/occupied O’odham territory, there is a history of coalition building to challenge the violence, at times halting the U.S. state’s plans for further militarization. Thus, it is timely to consider the (im)possibilities for solidarity amongst activist groups confronting militarization. To do so, I first examine the analysis and strategies put forward by immigrants...
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