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Series: The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-080
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373353-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
..., such as the organization of a referendum by local municipalities and social organizations, faced rejection and criminalization by the central government. The author argues that it is not the type of action, but the insistence on the possibility of organizing life, economy, the state, and politics in an alternative way...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... extractivism mining conflicts referendum farmer communities Peru ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-141
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The right-wing fury and the regionalist revolt that accompanied the drafting of Bolivia’s new constitution, between 2006 and 2008, brought on a full-scale political crisis that threatened to fracture the nation. After winning a popular referendum on his government in August 2008, President Evo...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... communities, social organizations, and NGOs in the north of Peru to resist the plans of the Río Blanco mining company to exploit minerals in their territories. Both contentious strategies of direct action and protest, such as the organization of a referendum by local municipalities and social organizations...
Book Chapter

By Louis Sell
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... This chapter describes Gorbachev’s doomed efforts to negotiate a new union treaty; the catastrophic economic situation across the USSR; Yeltsin’s decision to adopt a sweeping, separate program of economic reform in Russia; the December Ukrainian independence referendum, which marked...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... a Canadian company inaugurated an open-pit gold mine in the indigenous province of San Marcos. In response, when local residents held a consulta , or referendum, in which 98 percent rejected the mine, the province became the epicenter of what is now a national movement to make (mainly) indigenous people...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-133
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of triumph. In March, the coalition organized a popular referendum that showed overwhelming support for the protestors’ demands. The coalition launched what it called the “final battle” on 4 April. Faced with unrelenting popular pressure, the government attempted to arrest the leaders with whom...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... for the new El Dorado. In 2005 a Canadian company inaugurated an open-pit gold mine in the indigenous province of San Marcos. In response, when local residents held a consulta , or referendum, in which 98 percent rejected the mine, the province became the epicenter of what is now a national movement to make...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and 2008, brought on a full-scale political crisis that threatened to fracture the nation. After winning a popular referendum on his government in August 2008, President Evo Morales quickly moved to put the new constitution to a national vote. In the months leading up to the constitutional referendum...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... a popular referendum that showed overwhelming support for the protestors’ demands. The coalition launched what it called the “final battle” on 4 April. Faced with unrelenting popular pressure, the government attempted to arrest the leaders with whom it was negotiating and to apply a state of siege...