USFSP Honors Program Theses (Undergraduate)

Authors

Emily Gorman

Publisher

University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Document Type

Thesis

Language

en_US

Date Available

May 2013

Publication Date

2013

Date Issued

April 2013

Abstract

On September 17 2011, an occupation of Wall Street in New York City began in protest of the influence of the power elite, namely multinational corporations and major banks, over the democratic process of the United States and over the lives of people worldwide. This occupation and the group of citizens engaging in it came to be known as Occupy Wall Street (OWS). Shortly after OWS‟s inception, solidarity movements sprang up internationally, all under the name of Occupy. By October 15th 2011, Occupy was in 951 cities in 82 countries (Foster et al 2011).

Comments

A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the University Honors Program, University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

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