Power and Popular Protest: Latin American Social Movements

Power and Popular Protest: Latin American Social Movements

by Susan Eckstein (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9780520064140
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 02/15/1989
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 390
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Susan Eckstein is Professor of Sociology at Boston University.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figuresvii
Contributorsix
Preface to the Second Editionxiii
Preface to the First Editionxv
Chapter 1.Power and Popular Protest in Latin America1
Chapter 2.Peru's Sendero Luminoso Rebellion: Origins and Trajectory61
Chapter 3.Peasant Struggles of the 1970s in Colombia102
Chapter 4.Winners, Losers, and Also-Rans: Toward a Gomparative Sociology of Latin American Guerrilla Movements132
Chapter 5.Cultural Resistance and Class Consciousness in Bolivian Tin-Mining Communities182
Chapter 6.Religion and Popular Protest in latin America: Contrasting Experiences203
Chapter 7.The Personal Is Political: Las Madres de Plaza de Mayo241
Chapter 8.Popular Mobilization and the Military Regime in Chile: The Complexities of the Invisible Transition259
Chapter 9.Interclass Alliances in the Opposition to the Military in Brazil: Consequences for the Transition Period278
Chapter 10.Debt, Protest, and the State in Latin America299
Chapter 11.Poor People Versus the State and Capital: Anatomy of a Successful Community Mobilization for Housing in Mexico City329
Epilogue: Where Have All the Movements Gone? Latin American Social Movements at the New Millennium351
Index407

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