A Political Symbol: The Hut of the Outraged (Símbolo político: El chamizo de los Indignados)

Ibercampus (June 28, 2011)

3 Pages Posted: 29 Jun 2021 Last revised: 13 Nov 2021

Date Written: 2011

Abstract


English abstract: A commentary on the management of public opinion during the so called 'Spanish Revolution' or 15-M protests of 2011.The hut of the 'Outraged' protestors in the Puerta del Sol (Madrid) was promoted by the media as the symbolic navel of the country. We emphasize the symbolic importance of centers in the conditioning of public opinion: so we have here a symbolic monument an announcement of the present and the future of Spain.

Spanish abstract: Un comentario sobre la gestión de la opinión pública durante las protestas del 15-M en 2011. La choza los "Indignados" en la Puerta del Sol se promueve en los medios como el ombligo simbólico del país. Enfatizamos la importancia simbólica de los centros en el condicionamiento de la opinión pública. Aquí tenemos, pues, un monumento simbólico y anuncio de lo que es, o va a ser, España.

Suggested Citation

Garcia Landa, Jose Angel, A Political Symbol: The Hut of the Outraged (Símbolo político: El chamizo de los Indignados) (2011). Ibercampus (June 28, 2011), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3868802 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3868802

Jose Angel Garcia Landa (Contact Author)

Universidad de Zaragoza ( email )

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Zaragoza, 50005
Spain

HOME PAGE: http://www.garcialanda.net

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