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Rural social movements in Latin America

Rural social movements in Latin America

organizing for sustainable livelihoods

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville, FL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social movements -- Latin America,
  • Rural development -- Latin America,
  • Sustainable development -- Latin America,
  • Latin America -- Rural conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Carmen Diana Deere and Frederick S. Royce.
    ContributionsDeere, Carmen Diana., Royce, Frederick S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN110.5.A8 R87 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23147929M
    ISBN 109780813033327
    LC Control Number2009001938

    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. Until the Rulers Obey brings together voices from the movements behind the wave of change that swept Latin America at the turn of the twenty-first century. These movements have galvanized long-silent—or silenced—sectors of society: indigenous people, campesinos, students, the LGBT community, the unemployed, and all those left out of the promised utopia of a globalized economy.

      The Rural Landless Workers Movement (MST), with over , active members and over , peasant families settled in co-operatives throughout the country, represented the biggest and best organized social movement in Latin America. Hello friends! This is the companion site for Until the Rulers Obey: Voices from Latin American Social Movements, edited by Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein and published by PM Press ().Here you will find introductions to the material in the book; additional interviews only available online; and links to other work by our contributors and to news and analysis about Latin America.

    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. 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.


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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 Price: $ 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. For Life, Land, Territory, and the Sovereignty of Our People: The Latin American Coordinator of Rural Organizations -- Part II.

Land, Territory, and Agrarian Reform -- 4. The Landless Rural Workers' Movement and the Struggle for Social Justice in Brazil -- 5. 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, and political issues of the day. Bloggat om Rural Social Movements in Latin America Övrig information Carmen Diana Deere, director of the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida and former president of the Latin American Studies Association, is the coauthor of Empowering Women: Land and Property Rights in Latin America.

Rural Social Movements in Latin America, most scholars do not question the reasons for the shift. and explanation is nowhere mor e str iking than in the book Rural Social Movements in Latin. through Rural social movements in Latin America: organizing for sustainable livelihoods, a collection of analytical and testimonial essays that offer readers much insight into the contemporary.

Throughout Latin America today social movements are connected through diffuse and overlapping networks of individuals exchanging e-mail and visiting Web sites.

Over the past decade, commercial cybercafes, includ-ing mom-and-pop shops selling access to the Internet by the hour, have proliferated to the extent that any social movement organizer Cited by: Latin American Social Movements in the Twenty-first Century: Resistance, Power, and Democracy G - Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects Series Latin American perspectives in the classroom: Editors: Richard Stahler-Sholk, Glen David Kuecker, Harry E.

Vanden: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield, ISBN. All across Latin America, rural peoples are organizing in support of broadly distinct but interrelated issues. Food sovereignty, agrarian reform, indigenous and women's rights, sustainable development, fair trade, and immigration issues are the focus of a large number of social movements found in countries such as Bolivia, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Brazil, and Peru.

On World Day of Social Justice, teleSUR spotlights a few of the many social justice movements resisting repression in Latin America. Leftist governments across Latin America have fought tooth and nail to create more socially just societies.

This book tells the story of how small farmers responded to a free-market onslaught that devastated one of the Western Hemisphere’s most advanced social-democratic welfare states.

In the early s, the Latin American debt crisis struck Costa Rica, leading to major cutbacks in the social programs that had permitted the rural poor to attain an acceptable standard of living and a modicum of. Get this from a library. Rural social movements in Latin America: organizing for sustainable livelihoods.

[Carmen Diana Deere; Frederick S Royce;] -- "This volume highlights the central role these movements play in opposition to the neoliberal model of development and offers fresh insights on emerging alternatives at the local, national, and.

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.

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.

Rural movements have recently emerged to become some of the most important social forces in opposition to neoliberalism. From Brazil and Mexico to Zimbabwe and the Philippines, rural movements of diverse political character, but all sharing the same social basis of dispossessed peasants and unemployed workers, have used land occupations and other tactics to confront the neoliberal state.

Rural social movements in Latin America. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, © (OCoLC) Online version: Rural social movements in Latin America. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Carmen Diana Deere; Frederick S Royce.

Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods‐edited by Deere, Carmen D. and Royce, Frederick S. The Making Of Social Movements In Latin America book.

Identity, Strategy, And Democracy. The Making Of Social Movements In Latin America. This chapter advances a framework in which rural protest is seen as more than a dry matter of determining forces or the bland calculation of economic interests. It shows how peasant activism represents Cited by: 2.

are drawn largely from Latin America, and refer in particular to rural experiences. Chronic poverty and social movements: mirror concepts for the politicization of poverty. Social movements rarely emerge around poverty per se, and social movements of the chronically poor are even rarer – in large measure because the chronically poor are so Cited by:.

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: Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods, edited by Carmen Diana Deere and Frederick S.

Royce. Gainsville: University Press of Florida, pp. ISBN (hbk.). US$This chapter discusses the rural social movements that have arisen in Latin America. This rise is generally associated with the debt-induced economic crisis of the s and the impact of structural adjustment policies and rural social movements.

It also makes occasional references to the information presented in the some of the preceding : Carmen Diana Deere.