Don Mitchell

taught for twenty-five years at the University of Colorado and Syracuse University. He is now Professor of Cultural Geography at Uppsala University where he researches struggles over – and the policing of – public space, homelessness, farmworker struggles and the political economy of the agribusiness landscape in California, and the role of radical social movements in changing the geographies of the world we live in. Along with the late Neil Smith he is the general editor of Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising, and Revolution Shaped a City (University of Georgia Press 2018).


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‘The long historical struggles over the geographies of our lives’

A conversation about protest in the US, 1968-2018

What have been consequences of the events of 1968? What were the counter-reactions? And beyond Europe, how did they play out in the United States? Håkan Thörn, as guest editor of ‘Ord&Bild’, put these questions to Left researchers Jordan T. Camp, Margit Mayer and Don Mitchell for their global – and personal – perspectives.

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