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The World Says No to WarDemonstrations against the War on Iraq$
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Stefaan Walgrave and Dieter Rucht

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780816650958

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816650958.001.0001

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February 15, 2003: The World Says No to War

February 15, 2003: The World Says No to War

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(p.1) 1 February 15, 2003: The World Says No to War
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The World Says No to War
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Joris Verhulst

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816650958.003.0001

This chapter describes the history, the political context, the setup and coordination as well as the mobilization levels of the February 15, 2003 protest. This marked the first time in peace movement history that so many organizations from all corners of the world joined forces on a single action day. The European and World Social Forums, and the different respective preparatory meetings were the main driving forces of the transnational coordination and mobilization. This mobilization was made possible through the dynamics of the social fora and the use of worldwide electronic communication technologies.

Keywords:   February 15 protest day, peace movement, coordination, mobilization, social fora, worldwide communication technologies

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