Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera George Mason University
Naoru Koizumi George Mason University
Rajendra Kulkarni George Mason University
The present article applies social network analysis (SNA) to understand the formation of migrant caravans that originate in Central America and transit throughout Mexico, the Native American protests against the Dakota Access pipeline in Standing Rock, and other related social movements. This analysis explains new forms of activism in the Americas against US restrictive immigration policies and border security measures, as well as their link to other phenomena of seemingly different nature—including political-electoral ones.
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