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Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... Brazil gender social movements participatory budgeting Movement of Rural Women Workers ...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... The Movement of Rural Women Workers acts simultaneously through uncivic contention in the streets and civil-society-based participation in government. By examining this duality of social movement practices, this chapter identifies a new way of being a movement in a democratic regime. “Movement...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... black communities The Movement of Rural Women Workers acts simultaneously through uncivic contention in the streets and civil-society-based participation in government. By examining this duality of social movement practices, this chapter identifies a new way of being a movement in a democratic...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-077
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... , and the movement created bridges with the indigenous cacique-apoderado movement as well as spaces for female union organization. The Federation of Women Workers ( fof ) included cooks, flower sellers, urban market vendors, and rural marketers. The following oral-history accounts of the 1930s and 1940s were...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and promote the unionization of rural workers, del Granado asserts, it would be following a ruinous Soviet model. “Lands to the Indian, Mines to the State” was first put forth as a slogan by the socialist writer Tristán Marof in 1926 and gained ground after the Chaco War, capturing revolutionary...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... workers from a range of trades who were influenced by anarchist “free-thinking.” Artisans were especially prominent in the fol , and the movement created bridges with the indigenous cacique-apoderado movement as well as spaces for female union organization. The Federation of Women Workers ( fof...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of women who formerly lived in the Siglo XX mines reveal, the “relocated” workers also took with them impressive reserves of organizing experience and of personal dignity, which they used to build relations of community and solidarity in their new surroundings. The Bolivian economy continued...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... conceived of this epochal struggle as a pachakuti —an upheaval of time and space, a transformation of the political and natural world. In this period, Evo Morales and the Mallku maintained a perennial tug-of-war for leadership within the social movements. In January 2001, after powerful waves of rural...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... In the aftermath of the revolution of 1952 and the agrarian reform of 1953, the historically marginalized rural majorities in the highlands and valleys found an ally in the Revolutionary Nationalist Movement ( mnr ) government and received the promise of “modernization” if they would exchange their ancestral...