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Book: Genocide in the Neighborhood by Colectivo Situaciones

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Genocide in the Neighborhood by Colectivo Situaciones
Genocide in the Neighborhood by Colectivo Situaciones

Hypotheses and two sets of conversations with practitioners of the escratche, “a practice of justice that goes beyond waiting”, developed during the late 90s in Argentina against the policy of immunity for and reconcilation with the genocidists of the dictatorship period. (pdf edition on VMC)

Translated by Brian Whitener, Daniel Borzutzky, and Fernando Fuentes with an introduction by Brian Whitener. Oakland: Chain Links, 2009 ( Print edition available from AK Press ( and Small Press Distribution ( “Copyleft, Creative Commons, 2009. You are free to copy, distribute, display and perform this work as long as you give the original author credit, do not use this work for commercial purposes, and do not alter, transform, or build upon this work. You must make clear to others the license terms of this work if you distribute it.” Originally published as Genocida en el Barrio: Mesa de Escrache Popular by Colectivo Situaciones (Tinta Limón, 2002).

See also:

“On the Researcher-Militant”, translated by Sebastián Touza, in Mark Coté, Richard J.F. Day and Greig de Peuter, eds., Utopian Pedagogy: Radical Experiments Against Neoliberal Globalization. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007. Pages 186-200. [2003]

“Something More on Research Militancy: Footnotes on Procedures and (In)Decisions”, translated by Sebastián Touza and Nate Holdren, in Stevphen Shukaitis and David Graeber, eds., with Erika Biddle, Constitutent Imagination: Militant Investigation/Collective Theorization. Oakland: AK Press, 2007. Pages 73-93. [2004]

“Notes About the Notion of ‘Community’”, epilogue to Dispersing Power: Social Movements as Anti-State Forces. Translated by Ramor Ryan. Forewords by John Holloway and Benjamin Dangl. Oakland: AK Press, 2010. Pages 135-141. [2006]

“Politicizing Sadness”, translated by Nate Holdren and Sebastián Touza, with revisions by Rodrigo Nunes and Tadzio Mueller, in Turbulence Collective, ed., What Would It Mean To Win? Oakland: PM Press, 2010. Pages 90-97. [2007]



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