Observatory of Social Conflict

Clivatge. Journal of Studies on Social Conflict and Change

ISSN 2015-6590

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The online journal of the OSC publishes selected and revised articles coming from the annual call for contributions issued by the Observatory. Occasionally, it also includes some of the analyses produced by its team of stable members or by the experts who take part in the organized events, as well as those generated by the activities of the Academic Innovation Group established within the ICCS (University of Barcelona, Degree in Sociology & Master in Sociological Research).

Published issues:
Clivatge #6 (2018):
Miscellanea

 

Editors: María T. Bretones (UB) & Joan Quesada (UB)

Contents:

 

"To think about conflict, change and some aspect of chaos", by María Trinidad Bretones

 

Articles:

1. "Alternative Currencies and Democratic Conflict: Some Reflections", by Albert Medina Català & Bernat Aritz Monge Nunes

2. "A Geography of Power: Transnacional Mining in Peru and Argentina", by Philippe Dautrey

3. "Strikes. A Comparative Study of Spain and Argentina", by Joaquim Juan Albalate

4. "From the «Death of God» to the «revenge of God»: politics, culture, terrorism…", by Gonçal Mayos

 

Testimonial:

 

5. "B-MINCOME Project", by Guadalupe Lucas Martín

 

Book Reviews and Studies:

"El Comité Invisible (2007). La insurrección que viene. Edición en castellano, 2009. Editorial Melusina", by Nadal Perales Oliver

"A diez años del inicio de la gran recesión. El gran retroceso: Un debate internacional sobre el reto urgente de reconducir el rumbo de la democracia. Varios Autores, Seix Barral, Barcelona, 2017", by Carlos Zeller

"Tres Visiones sobre los Movimientos Globales de Población y su encaje en las 'Sociedades de Acogida'", by Carlos Zeller

"Luis Roca Jusmet: Ejercicios espirituales para materialistas. El diálogo (im) posible entre Pierre Hadot y Michel Foucault. Barcelona: Terra Ignota, 2017", by Jordi Riba

Novedad Editorial: "Ciudadanías conectadas. Sociedades en conflicto. Investigaciones sobre medios de comunicación, redes sociales y opinión pública"

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Clivatge #5 (2017):
Spaces of Social Exclusion. Monographic

 

Editors: María T. Bretones (UB)

Collaborators: Cristina López (UB), Arlinda García (UB) and Joan Quesada (UB)

 

Contents:

 

"Maps for Orientation in the Social Space", by María Trinidad Bretones

 

Articles:

1. "Social Risk Map of Zaragoza. An Alternative View to Urban Developmental Analysis of Urban Vulnerability", by Jorge León & Goyo García-Carpintero

2. "Modernity and Posmodernity of Social Inclusion. Acting on the Exclusion or Promoting the Autonomy of the Excluded", by Julia Urabayen & Felipe Schwember

3. "Migrations, Integration Models and Risk. Immigration, a Social Risk?", by Enrique Uldemolins

4. "Social Determinants and the Geography of Health. An Approach to the Case of the City of Madrid", by Rafael R. Temes-Cordovez

5. "Participatory Centers and Urban Commons in Zaragoza's Cultural Policy Centres", by David Senabre & Jonas Holst Holst

6. "Urban Rehabilitation Areas in Zaragoza: Notion, Correspondence to Planning Legislation and Selection Criteria", by Ana Ruíz & Pilar Alfaro

7. "Social-Urban Capital and Methodology of Qualitative Analysis", by Gustavo García-Bueno

8. "Assessing Subjective Perspectives on Neighbourhoods as a Complementary Method for Qualitative Calculus of Social Risk: the case of MRSZ in Zaragoza", by Carlos Cámara & Daniel Sorando

9. "The Effects of the Economic Crisis on Dispersed Urban Planning in the Barcelona Metropolitan Region", by Cristina López, Arlinda García, María Trinidad Bretones & Montse Crespi

10. "Journalism in the Age of Inequality", by Carlos Zeller

11. "An Anthology of Life Narratives of the “Excluded”: the Paradigmatic Case of Construction Workers", by Xavier García-Curado

Testimonial:

12. "Enhancing Democracy through Economic and Urban Inclusion: the Case of “Independent Community Platforms” Governing Biscay", by Miriam Ureta-García

Book Reviews and Studies:

"Asymmetry of Information and Public Defenselessness against Power", by Carlos Zeller

"Migración Haitiana hacia el Sur Andino. Rojas Pedemonte, Nicolás y Koechlin, José (2017)", by Andrea Espinoza

"The City as the Epicenter of Conflict and Social Change", by Carlos Zeller

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Clivatge #4 (2016):
Signs of Social Transformation and Conflicting Symptoms

 

Editors: María T. Bretones (UB), Jaime Pastor (UNED), Joan Quesada (UB) & Nicolás Rojas-Pedemonte (UAH, Chile)

 

Contents:

 

"Introduction", by María Trinidad Bretones & Joan Quesada

1. "A Genealogy of Globalization", by Gonçal Mayos

2. "Democracy, Sovereignty and Populism in the European Union: the Emergence of a Scottish Nationalist Left", by Jon Azkune

3. "Participation, Organization and Actions of the Colombian peasantry: the Experience of ANZORC", by Carolina Cruz Galvis & Daniela González Socha

4. "The ethos of movements for the quality of common life in Spain, USA, Turkey and Brazil", by Júlio Aurélio Vianna Lopes

5. "Communication, between Democratization and Dedemocratization of Society", by Carlos Zeller Orellana

6. "Social Networks and Social Capital: of Quality of Life Indicators in a Demobilized Population (Colombia, Peace Process)", by Carmen Molinares & Camilo Madariaga Orozco

Book Reviews and Studies:

"La utopía de las normas. De la tecnología, la estupidez y los sercretos placeres de la burocracia [The Utopia of Norms. On Technology, Stupidity and the Secrets Pleasures of Bureaucracy]. David Graeber", by Edgar Straehle

"Conflictividad y crisis. España 2008-2013 [Conflict and Crisis. Spain 2008-13]. Jose Daniel Lacalle", by Albert Ferrer Sánchez

" 'Spectral Images of Global Capitalism: From Casa Antilla to the Bombay Slums'. Espectros del capitalismo [Capitalism: A Ghost Story]. Arundhati Roy", by Carlos Zeller Orellana

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Clivatge #3 (2015):
Social Inequality, Abuse of Power and Change Processes

 

Editors: Teresa Bladé, María T. Bretones (UB), Jaime Pastor (UNED), Joan Quesada (UB) & Nicolás Rojas-Pedemonte (UAH, Chile)

 

Contents:

 

"Introduction", by María Trinidad Bretones, Jaime Pastor & Nicolás Rojas-Pedemonte

1. "Some notes and data for the analysis of social inequality in the context of the current economic crisis", by Teresa Bladé, María Trinidad Bretones, Nicolás Rojas-Pedemonte & Eduardo Rueda

2. "Sociodicy", by Salvador Giner

3. "The Reviewable Life Sentence. An Approach to a Dehumanized Criminal Law", by Laura Pascual Mantellán

4. "Abuses of Power and Violations of Human Rights by the Police Forces in the Spanish State. Start of 2014", by a member of the Pedro Álvarez Platform.

5. "Cannabis Social Clubs: Standardization, Neoliberalism, Political Opportunities and Prohibition", by David Pere Martínez Oró

6. "The Cult of Death on the Internet: New Spaciotemporal Horizons", by Antonia Castro Mateos

7. "Las vecindades vitorianas. Una experiencia histórica de comunidad preñada de futuro. EGIN AYLLU. Barcelona: Nuevos Emprendimientos Editoriales, 2014", by María Jesús Funes

8. "E.P. Thompson y La formación de la clase obrera en Inglaterra. Algunas claves para leer el presente", by Joan Quesada

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Clivatge #2 (2013):
Some Key Advances and Setbacks Involving Social Change

 

Editors: María T. Bretones (UB), Jaime Pastor (UNED)

 

Contents:

 

"Introducció", by María Trinidad Bretones, Jaime Pastor

1. "El moviment pel "decreixement". Una alternativa a la Crisi Sistèmica? Primers passos a França i Espanya", by Jaime Cantero Rodríguez

2. "La Plataforma d'Afectats per la Hipoteca. De la Crisi a la Estafa. Del Prozac al Empoderament", by Lluís Mangot

3. "Mobilització a la societat catalana: aparició i pervivència", by María del Carmen Líndez

4. "Les polítiques d'ocupació en el marc de les metamorfosis de la norma social del treball", by Carlos Prieto

5. "Participació de Futur. Vitamines participatives per a la crisi de representació", by Jaume López

6. "César Rendueles, 2013. Sociofobia. El Canvi Polític en l'Era de la Utopia Digital. CapitanSwing", by Lluís Mangot

7. "Una sociologia de la història de la immigració. Inimigració i ciutadans. llibre de S. Sassen, Siglo XXI", by María Trinidad Bretones

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Clivatge #1 (2012):
Social Conflict at the Turn of the Millennium (1989-2011)

 

Editor: María T. Bretones (UB)

 

Contents:

 

"Introducción", by Salvador Aguilar & María Trinidad Bretones

1. "La ruptura de 1989: El papel de las movilizaciones y la emigración masiva en la caída del régimen alemán oriental en 1989", by Antonio Hermosilla Canessa

2. "Después de la crisis del movimiento obrero: el conflicto social en la era de la globalización", by Salvador Aguilar

3. "Exit Ramp to Sustainability: the plenitude path", by Juliet Schor

4. "Ciberturbas, movimientos sociales y nuevas tecnologías de la información y la comunicación", by Joaquín Fulleda

5. "Secció activisme DRJ. Testimonis del moviment dels indignats a Catalunya 2011.  Dossier", by Pere Grané (coord.)

6. "Continuando un legado, construyendo una tradición", by Carlos Charry (University of Antioquia, Colombia & UB) on the book: María Jesús Funes (comp.) A propósito de Tilly. Conflicto, poder y acción colectiva. CIS, Madrid, 2011

7. "De límites y carencias. Refundando el pensamiento crítico actual", by José Tomás Atria (Columbia University, New York) on the book: Pedro Ibarra y Mercè Cortina (comp.), Recuperando la radicalidad. Un encuentro en torno al análisis político crítico. Editorial Hacer, Barcelona, 2011

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