ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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An Ambiguous Actor: 'People' in the Movements

Social movements are often labelled "people's movements" though the analytical value of the expression is ambiguous in a context where the word "people" is never all-inclusive and signifies different things to different people. It would be better if we stick to a classification that situates the subject of a movement at the centre of the discourse than an umbrella term that is loosely used to cover almost anything.

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