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The Photographic City: A City Heading in the Opposite Direction

MAGALI TERCERO

in Mexico City through History and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264461
eISBN:
9780191734625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264461.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents powerful images and accounts that chronicle contemporary urban life in Mexico. The images discussed were captured by the photographer Maya Goded. These photographs and ... More


Indigenous Insurgents and Rioting Ryots

Rahul Rao

in Third World Protest: Between Home and the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199560370
eISBN:
9780191721694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560370.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

The chapter considers the articulation of class and national consciousness in the protest sensibilities of two contemporary movements of ‘anti‐globalization’ protest—the Zapatistas in Mexico and the ... More


Radical Online Journalism

Chris Atton

in An Alternative Internet: Radical Media, Politics and Creativity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617692
eISBN:
9780748670819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617692.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the online journalism of the anti-capitalist movement, in particular that produced under the global media network of Independent Media Centres (Indymedia). This is understood as ... More


Neoliberalism and its discontents

Paul Routledge and Andrew Cumbers

in Global Justice Networks: Geographies of Transnational Solidarity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076855
eISBN:
9781781702307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076855.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

A new global ‘movement’ has arisen over the past decade to confront global capitalism. The emergence of what has been termed the global justice movement (GJM) is the most significant development in ... More


Made in Mexico: Tradition, Tourism, and Political Ferment in Oaxaca

Chris Goertzen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737967
eISBN:
9781604737974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737967.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the aesthetic, political, and sociopolitical aspects of tourism in southern Mexico, particularly in the state of Oaxaca. Tourists seeking “authenticity” buy crafts and festival ... More


Latin American Cyberprotest: Before and After the Zapatistas

Thea Pitman

in Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310614
eISBN:
9781846313462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313462.006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter is concerned with cyberprotest. It analyses the online aspects of the ‘social netwar’ linked with the most prominent player within the realm of Latin American cyberprotest — the Ejército ... More


The North-South Encuentros

Rosemary Hennessy

in Fires on the Border: The Passionate Politics of Labor Organizing on the Mexican Frontera

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647583
eISBN:
9781452948454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647583.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the political horizons put forward in a series of encounters, or encuentros, between maquiladora workers and indigenous communities in Mexico’s southern state of Chiapas. These ... More


How Remittances Prevent Social Unrest: Evidence from the Mexican Countryside

Roy Germano

in Outsourcing Welfare: How the Money Immigrants Send Home Contributes to Stability in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190862848
eISBN:
9780190862879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862848.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

This chapter argues that the flood of remittances to the Mexican countryside has contributed to political and social stability during a string of economic crises over the years. Analyses of survey ... More


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