Protest: Contested hierarchies and grievances of the sea

Paul Griffin*

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This chapter surveys the variety of protest acts found at sea. Drawing upon historical case studies and more contemporary examples, the chapter foregrounds contested power relations as a central facet of understanding ocean spaces. This chapter considers acts of protest found at sea, protests constructed through movement across the sea and landed protests articulating grievances of the sea. Through these examples the chapter reflects on the wide-ranging repertoire of maritime protest acts and suggests that a more open understanding of protest allows for the inclusion of organised demonstration as well as smaller resistant acts, such as exits and hunger strikes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Routledge Handbook of Ocean Space
EditorsKimberley Peters, Jon Anderson, Andrew Davies, Philip Steinberg
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781315111643
ISBN (Print)9781138084803
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jul 2022

Publication series

NameRoutledge International Handbooks


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