Carl Cassegård

Sociologist at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He is the author of Shock and Naturalization (2007), Youth Movements, Trauma and Alternative Space in Contemporary Japan (2014), and co-edited Climate Action in a Globalizing World (2017).


Cover for: Individualized solidarity

As traditional associations are replaced by social media, new forms of solidarity emerge. Looking at Japan, Carl Cassegård compares otaku culture and the protest movements since Fukushima to understand the ambiguities and potential of individualized mobilization.

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