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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


Performing the Village Square

in On Uneven Ground: Miyazawa Kenji and the Making of Place in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776868
eISBN:
9780804778886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776868.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Miyazawa Kenji's strategies for reimagining place through more than just words, particularly the performance of the play Poran's Square in villages. It discusses Miyazawa's ... More


The Politics of Producerism

Catherine McNicol Stock

in Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501714030
eISBN:
9781501714047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714030.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Since colonial times, farmers and other rural men and women have organized to protect their livelihoods and communities from the powerful interests of centralized governments, big banks, and large ... More


Of Trespassers and Trash

Rita Barnard

in Apartheid and Beyond: South African Writers and the Politics of Place

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112863
eISBN:
9780199851058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112863.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Of all South African novels, Nadine Gordimer's The Conservationist is the most deeply rooted in the nation's master narrative about land: a stirring, half-myth story of colonial dispossession and ... More


The orthodox case: the drift from representation towards solidarity*

Darren Halpin

in Groups, Representation and Democracy: Between Promise and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076527
eISBN:
9781781701690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076527.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the ‘orthodox’ case of representative groups that under-perform. It makes the point that a major source of pessimism about groups as democratic agents is not the lack of ... More


Cuba’s Revolutionary Agro-Ecological Movement: Learning from the Experience of Food Sovereignty

Efe Can Gürcan

in Cuba in a Global Context: International Relations, Internationalism, and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049106
eISBN:
9780813046709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049106.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The 2005–2008 global food crisis is an instance of a more general phenomenon: the break-up of the neoliberal agri-food order. In Cuba, the food sovereignty movement led to the world’s “largest ... More


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