Posted by Kevin Gillan
on Oct 15, 2009 in Articles & Papers
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Paper presented to the European Sociological Association General Conference, Lisbon, September 2009. Abstract: The academic publisher Reed Elsevier also organised the world’s largest defence exhibitions. The exhibitions themselves have regularly met vibrant street protests, and from 2005 campaigners targeted the corporate organisers. A coordinated network of anti-arms trade activists, academics, medical professionals and institutional shareholders formed a multifaceted campaign that sought to persuade the corporation to change its behaviour on its own terms. After initial...