ISBN-10:
0271037334
ISBN-13:
9780271037332
Pub. Date:
01/31/2011
Publisher:
Penn State University Press
Barrio Democracy in Latin America: Participatory Decentralization and Community Activism in Montevideo

Barrio Democracy in Latin America: Participatory Decentralization and Community Activism in Montevideo

by Eduardo Canel
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ISBN-13: 9780271037332
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication date: 01/31/2011
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Eduardo Canel is Associate Professor in the Department of Social Science at York University in Canada, where he is Director of the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean.

Table of Contents

Contents

List of Maps

List of Tables

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1. Peñarol: Participatory Decentralization in an “Easygoing” Former Railway Town

Chapter 2. El Cerro: Participatory Decentralization Among Former Militant Meatpackers and Recent Squatters

Chapter 3. La Teja: Participatory Decentralization Where Radical Politics Mix with Soccer and Carnival

Conclusions

References

Index

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