Publisher:McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
- Author: Munck, RonaldoDate:Created2020Summary:
Social movements are a key feature of the political and social landscape of Latin America. Ronaldo Munck explores their full range, emanating from different sections of Latin American society and motivated by many different concerns, including worker organizations, peasant and land reform movements, Indigenous groups, women's movements, and environmental groups. Although the mosaic of interlocking and connected issues and rights presents a complex map of social concerns and potentially a fragmented political force, these movements are likely to be at the centre of any future progressive politics in Latin America. As a result, they require careful understanding and a more nuanced theoretical approach. Drawing on insights from Latin American approaches to social movement theory, the book offers a distinctive contribution to social movement literature. The text incorporates detailed case studies and a methodological appendix for students wishing to develop their own research agendas in the field.Subject(s): HISTORY / Latin America / Central America | POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Caribbean & Latin AmericanOriginal Publisher: Montreal, McGill-Queen's University PressLanguage(s): English