John Foran

John Foran

John Foran is a professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research focuses on movements for radical social change, such as the Zapatistas, Occupy, and the global climate justice movement. His books include Taking Power: On the Origins of Revolutions in the Third World, Fragile Resistance: Social Transformation in Iran from 1500 to the Revolution, and Taking Power or (Re)Making Power: Movements for Radical Social Change and Global Justice. He holds a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Contribution to GTI Forum The Pedagogy of Transition

May 2021

Roundtable contribution on The Problem of Action - John Foran
Contribution to GTI Roundtable The Problem of Action

December 2017

We need a new kind of political party, infused with the spirit of social movements and accountable to their demands.