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Academics and activism: Stephen Hawking and the Israel boycott

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Abstract


  • The news that famous physicist Stephen Hawking has decided to join the academic boycott of Israel has generated publicity and heated commentary. To better understand this controversy, it is useful to look at two contexts: boycotts as a form of nonviolent action, and academics as activists.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Martin, B. (2013). Academics and activism: Stephen Hawking and the Israel boycott. The Conversation, 14 May 1-3.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2181&context=lhapapers&unstamped=1

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1176

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  • 2

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  • 1

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  • 3

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  • 14 May

Place Of Publication


  • http://theconversation.com/academics-and-activism-stephen-hawking-and-the-israel-boycott-14082

Abstract


  • The news that famous physicist Stephen Hawking has decided to join the academic boycott of Israel has generated publicity and heated commentary. To better understand this controversy, it is useful to look at two contexts: boycotts as a form of nonviolent action, and academics as activists.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Martin, B. (2013). Academics and activism: Stephen Hawking and the Israel boycott. The Conversation, 14 May 1-3.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2181&context=lhapapers&unstamped=1

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1176

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Volume


  • 14 May

Place Of Publication


  • http://theconversation.com/academics-and-activism-stephen-hawking-and-the-israel-boycott-14082