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Title Latin American social movements in the twenty-first century : resistance, power, and democracy / edited by Richard Stahler-Sholk, Harry E. Vanden, and Glen David Kuecker.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  303.484 L357L    Check Shelf
Description x, 394 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Latin American perspectives in the classroom
Latin American perspectives in the classroom.
Contents Introduction / Richard Stahler-Sholk, Harry E. Vanden, and Glen Kuecker -- Power and social movements in the other Occident : Latin America in an international context / David Slater -- Social movements, hegemony, and new forms of resistance / Harry E. Vanden -- Mexican popular movements, clientelism, and the process of democratization / Judith Adler Hellman -- Struggles against accumulation by dispossession in Bolivia : the political economy of natural resource contention / Susan Spronk and Jeffery R. Webber -- Fighting for the forests revisited : grassroots resistance to mining in northern Ecuador / Glen David Kuecker -- Resisting neoliberal homogenization : the Zapatista autonomy movement / Richard Stahler-Sholk -- Praxis of empowerment : mística and mobilization in Brazil's Landless Rural Workers Movement / Daniela Issa -- Zapatista anti-capitalist politics and the "other campaign" : learning from the struggle for indigenous rights and autonomy / Mariana Mora -- Pachakutik and indigenous political party politics in Ecuador / Marc Becker -- Transnational Black social movements in Latin America : Afro-Colombians and the struggle for human rights / Kwame Dixon -- Politics is a uma coisinha de mulher (a woman's thing) : Black women's leadership in neighborhood movements in Brazil / Keisha-Khan Y. Perry -- Recasting "popular" movements : gender and political learning in neighborhood organizations in Chile / Verónica Schild -- Casa Amiga : feminist community-building in Ciudad Juárez as an alternative to the structural violence of globalization / Joanna Swanger -- Neoliberalism, corruption, and legacies of contention : Argentina's social movements, 1993-2006 / Roberta Villalón -- New social movements with old party politics : the MTL piqueteros and the Communist Party in Argentina / Isabella Alcañiz and Melissa Scheier -- Neo-Zapatista network politics : transforming democracy and development / Alicia C.S. Swords -- La Vía Campesina : transnationalizing peasant struggle and hope / María Elena Martínez-Torres and Peter M. Rosset -- Neoliberal regionalism and resistance in Mesoamerica : Foro Mesoamericano opposition to Plan Puebla-Panamá and CAFTA / Rose J. Spalding -- Challenges ahead for Latin America's social movements / Glen David Kuecker, Richard Stahler-Sholk, and Harry E. Vanden.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-376) and index.
Subject Social movements -- Latin America.
Added Author Stahler-Sholk, Richard.
Kuecker, Glen David.
Vanden, Harry E.
ISBN 9780742556461 cloth alkaline paper
0742556468 cloth alkaline paper
9780742556478 paperback alkaline paper
0742556476 paperback alkaline paper
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