I violence on a scale comparable to that of its neighboring Last Database countries during the 1980s, Honduras is emerging as one of the nations with the highest rate of murders of human rights and environmental defenders, of journalists, trade Last Database unionists or militants of social movements. Those responsible for these forms of violence, whether they are large logging or African palm landowners, national and international extractive companies, bankers, politicians and industrialists, Last Database manage with total impunity, among other reasons, thanks to their privileged position in the field. political-state.
David Longtin, PhD in Political Science from the Last Database School of Political Studies of the University of Ottawa, scholar of the violence experienced by mobilized activism in socio-environmental conflicts in Honduras and author of Imaginaires politiques, luttes de sens et subjectivation politique: une analyze des discours Sur la violence dans les conflicts socio-environnementaux au Honduras (1975-2017)[Political imaginaries, struggles for meaning and political subjectivation. A Last Database discursive analysis on violence in socio-environmental conflicts in Honduras (1975-2017)] (University of Ottawa, 2021), analyzes in this interview the situation in the Central American Last Database country. In a context of extreme violence and political repression, how to understand the loose disposition of heterogeneous sectors of society in favor of social causes and environmental struggles? What is the impact of violence on these various forms of militant participation.
Sociologists who study collective mobilizations in high-risk contexts, such Last Database as Honduras, generally focus on structural aspects, such as the membership of activists in interpersonal or associative networks that facilitate their socialization, build their identities, and Last Database influence their career paths. life. But the adherence of militants to the ideology, values and goals of social movements is not enough to explain their participation in collective actions. It is also necessary to Last Database integrate them into networks that support them and encourage them to participate. Activists also assess risks based on