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Social Movements in Latin America

The Experience of Peasants, Workers, Women, the Urban (Essays on Mexico, Central and)

by Dominguez

  • 65 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Demonstrations & protest movements,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Social Movements,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Latin America

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8047423M
    ISBN 100815314884
    ISBN 109780815314882

    Workers and Social Movements in Latin America, the Middle East and Europe Edited by Sian Lazar The first fully comprehensive comparison of the Latin American ‘turn to the left’, the Middle East and North African ‘Arab Spring’ and the Occupy and anti-austerity movements of Europe and North America, with a focus on the apparent lack of. It is important to emphasize the fact that in Latin America today all social movements enact a cultural politics. This chapter shows that the conceptualization and investigation of the cultural politics of social movements is a promising theoretical detour that heeds Hall's by: 2.

      This book, paying attention to the axes of identity, strategy, and democracy, grew out of the authors' shared and growing interest in contemporary social movements and the vast theoretical literature on these movements produced during the s, particularly in Latin America /5(8).   Grassroots social movements played a major role in electing new left-leaning governments throughout Latin America, but subsequent relations between the streets and the states remain uneasy. In Dancing with Dynamite, Benjamin Dangl explores the complex ways these movements have worked with, against, and independently of national governments/5.

    Women' grassroots activism in Latin America combines a commitment to basic survival for women and their children with a challenge to women' subordination to men. Women activists insist that issues such as rape, battering, and reproductive control cannot be divorced from women' concerns about housing, food, land, and medical care. The book contends that social movements research is prompting a renewal in social science activities in Latin America. The cycle of protest that started with the storm of popular uprisings in Santiago's streets in and reached its peak in with that year's nationwide strike is the subject of Schneider's by: 1.


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The Making Of Social Movements In Latin America: Identity, Strategy, And Democracy (Series in Political Economy and Economic Development in Latin Am) 1st Social Movements in Latin America book. The Making Of Social Movements In Latin America: Identity, Strategy, And Democracy (Series in Political Economy and Economic Development in Latin Am) 1st Edition.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more.5/5(2). Social Movements in Latin America: Neoliberalism and Popular Resistance (Social Movements and Transformation) [Petras, J.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Social Movements in Latin America: Neoliberalism and Popular Resistance (Social Movements and Transformation)Cited by: "This book is a critical intervention in current history, charting the consequences of advancing neoliberalism for Latin American identity politics and documenting the transition from mestizaje, or cultural and 'racial' mixing, to the emergence of multiculturalism in the region's national imaginaries, state structures, and forms of : Hardcover.

Women and Social Movements in Latin America: Power from Below by Lynn Stephen. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Women and Social Movements in Latin America: Power from Below” as Want to Read: Want to Read/5(12).

What mobilises these emerging groups in Latin America. How is the state responding to these movements. This book poses a lot of important questions and provides a rich collection that focuses on the “old and new s It is incredible to see how this volume from is still relevant today/5.

Latin America far exceeds North America in social movements aimed at change and reform, one simple reason being the indigenous peoples were never completely suppressed but also because the neoliberal policy of privatization favored by the IMF, World Bank as well as local elites gave the social movements the enormous momentum to capture governments because of the devastation of the Cited by:   Latin American Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. When elected civilians replace /5(8). This book, paying attention to the axes of identity, strategy, and democracy, grew out of the authors' shared and growing interest in contemporary social movements and the vast theoretical literature on these movements produced during the s, particularly in Latin America Cited by: This handbook covers social movement activities in Latin American countries that have had profound consequences on the political culture of the region.

It examines the developments of the past twenty years, such as a renewed upswing in popular mobilization, the ending of violent conflicts and military governments, new struggles and a relatively more democratic climate.

What leading Latin America experts have said about this book. This is a wonderful X ray of modern Latin America, a vision of the continent’s struggles and potential futures through the eyes of its social movement leaders and intellectuals.

Read it from end to end, whether as an introduction or an update, or mine it for quotes from Author: Mike Gatehouse. "This book is a critical intervention in current history, charting the consequences of advancing neoliberalism for Latin American identity politics and documenting the transition from mestizaje, or cultural and 'racial' mixing, to the emergence of multiculturalism in the region's national imaginaries, state structures, and forms of : Paperback.

Latino Social Movements. LULAC, MENDEZ, AND THE STRUGGLE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS. SECOND-CLASS CITIZENS. MEXICAN AMERICANS AND UNIONS. THE CHICANO MOVEMENT. WOMEN AND THE MOVIMIENTO. MARGINALIZED MOVEMENTS. LATINO MOVEMENTS IN THE S AND BEYOND. BIBLIOGRAPHY. Latinos in the United States have been involved with numerous social movements.

Social movements in Latin America have always attracted a lot of attention and no small amount of passion. The Crisis of Major Social Movements at the ‘End of Neo-liberalism’ Major social movements emerged in most of Latin America in response to the economic crisis of the ’s and early ’s and challenged neo-liberal ruling class control.

The most successful were found in Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, Argentina and Bolivia. The analysis of social movements in Latin America between the nineteenth and the twenty-first centuries can illuminate the reasons for the propagation of the events.

The difficulty in formulating theories and concepts to explain social movements is, however, proportional to the political importance of these processes in Latin American : Claudia Wasserman.

The authors trace out the development of capitalism and U.S. imperialism in Latin America in the latest phase of this development, from the installation of the new world order of neoliberal globalization in the early s to the present when U.S.

imperialism is held at bay, neoliberalism is in. The contributors to Rural Social Movements in Latin America include academic researchers as well as social movement leaders who are seeking to effect change in their countries and communities.

As a group they are at the forefront of some of the most critical environmental, social. This book surveys the full spectrum of movements in Latin America today-from peasant and squatter movements to women's and gay movements, as well as environmental and civic movements - examining how this diverse mosaic of emergent social actors has prompted social scientists to rethink the dynamics of Latin American social and political change.

This rich collection will be of great value to scholars of Afro-mobilization and makes an important intervention in the social movement literature. It is perfect for advanced coursework and study in the areas of Latin American social movements and identity politics.” (Keri Vacanti Brondo, Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology.

This book, paying attention to the axes of identity, strategy, and democracy, grew out of the authors' shared and growing interest in contemporary social movements and the vast theoretical literature on these movements produced during the s, particularly in Latin America Price: $.

The authors trace out the development of capitalism and U.S. imperialism in Latin America in the latest phase of this development, from the installation of the new world order of neoliberal globalization in the early s to the present when U.S.

imperialism is held at bay, neoliberalism is in decline, and capitalism is in crisis. The Paperback of the Social Movements in Latin America: Neoliberalism and Popular Resistance by J. Petras at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping Pages:   About the Book. Eclectic and insightful, these essays—by historians, sociologists, political scientists, and anthropologists—represent a range of subjects on the cause and consequence of protest movements in Latin America, from an examination of the varying faces but common origins of rural guerilla movements, to a discussion of multiclass protests, to an essay on las madres de plaza .