Childcare commons: Of feminist subversions of community and commune in Barcelona

Introduction: Childcare commons as a vector of political change

Writing to the mothers’ Whatsapp group is better than calling 112.
(Urban saying amongst mothers in Poble Sec)

The struggle for good leadership in social movement organizations: Collective reflection and rules as basis for autonomy


The goal of this paper is to analyze characteristics, challenges and leadership practices in social movement organizations (SMO). To explore this, we also discuss tensions that arise by implementing aspired forms of leadership, and how activists deal with these tensions. Broadly, in our study leadership is defined as a process and practice that provides guidance to groups or organizations (Crevani, 2018: 88).

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