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Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Rebecca Tarlau

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Contrary to the conventional belief that social movements cannot engage the state without becoming co-opted and demobilized, this study shows how movements can advance their struggles by ... More


How Do We Know What Works? The Quality of Published Reviews of Evidence-Based Practices

Julia H. Littell

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses the development and dissemination of information on the efficacy and effectiveness of one of the most prominent evidence-based practices for youth and families — multisystemic ... More


Multisystemic Therapy

Sonja K. Schoenwald and Melisa D. Rowland

in Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195134575
eISBN:
9780199864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

Multisystemic therapy (MST) is a family- and community-based treatment that addresses the multiple determinants of serious clinical problems that place youth at high risk of out-of-home placement. ... More


Case Study. Grassroots-Initiated Land Reform in Brazil: The Rural Landless Workers' Movement

Wendy Wolford

in Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Although Brazil may be perceived as the Latin American country which has experienced the least progress through land reform that has been initiated by the state, this country is not without the ... More


Pedagogical Experiments in the Brazilian Countryside

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Chapter 1 analyzes the pedagogical experiments that MST activists developed in the Brazilian countryside in the 1980s and 1990s. In the early 1980s these educational experiments were largely isolated ... More


The Landless Rural Workers’ Movement and the Struggle for Social Justice in Brazil

Miguel Carter

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses and sets the context for the struggle of the MST. It briefly reviews the movement's history, seeks to explain the movement's unusual endurance, and evaluates its main sources ... More


Agrarian Reform as a Precondition for Development: The View of Brazil’s Landless Rural Workers’ Movement

Daniel Corrêa and Andréia Borges Ferreira

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses why the pace of the agrarian reform has slowed down under the government of Luíz Inácio Lula da Silva. It emphasizes the challenges facing the landless movement, including that ... More


Introduction: Education and the Long March through the Institutions

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

The Introduction presents the basic goals of the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement’s agrarian reform struggle and explains how its educational proposal is part and parcel of achieving those goals. ... More


Introduction: Indigeneity, Resources, and the Limitations of a Social Movement State

Nicole Fabricant

in Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Following the election of Evo Morales and his political party MAS (Movimiento al Socialismo) to the presidency in 2005, Morales opened up a new arena for radical political change and agrarian reform ... More


Ayllu Democracy: Indigenous Law and Collective Governance as Territorial Protection

Nicole Fabricant

in Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter analyzes the agricultural community of Pueblos Unidos, another geographical locale of Movimiento sin Tierra (MST) organizing. Pueblos Unidos is one of the areas unprotected by the state ... More


Agrarian Citizenship: Alternative Models of Production and Food Sovereignty

Nicole Fabricant

in Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant.9
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Movimiento sin Tierra's (MST) idea of food sovereignty and agroecology is deeply embedded in collaborative or collective forms of production. In order to build small-scale agricultural communes, ... More


Mobile “Indigenous” Citizenship: Marching for a New Agrarian Reform Law

Nicole Fabricant

in Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The Fifth National March for Land and Territory from Santa Cruz to Cochabamba to La Paz on November 2006 was the fifth attempt by the Movimiento sin Tierra (MST) to bring indigenous communities ... More


Dalits in the World Social Forums

Eva-Maria Hardtmann

in South Asian Activists in the Global Justice Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466276
eISBN:
9780199087518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466276.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 5 provides ethnography from the World Social Forums in Mumbai, India (2004), Nairobi, Kenya (2007), and from Belèm, Brazil (2009), and the involvement of Dalit activists in these large ... More


Transforming Universities to Build a Movement: The Case of PRONERA

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Chapter 2 focuses on the MST’s most important educational program, the National Program for Education in Areas of Agrarian Reform (PRONERA), created in 1998 and put under the auspices of the National ... More


From the Pedagogy of the MST to Educação do Campo: Expansion, Transformation, and Compromise

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Chapter 3 shows how the institutionalization of movement goals can sometimes look like a process of social movement absorption. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the MST’s local educational ... More


Rio Grande do Sul: Political Regimes and Social Movement Co-Governance

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Chapter 4 focuses on the MST’s educational struggle in Rio Grande do Sul, where the movement first began to experiment with new pedagogical approaches in the early 1980s. Rio Grande do Sul is an ... More


Pernambuco: Patronage, Leadership, and Educational Change

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Chapter 5 analyzes the MST’s attempt to transform public schools in the state of Pernambuco, beginning in the late 1990s after the movement already developed a national pedagogical proposal. This ... More


Ceará: The Influence of National Advocacy on Regional Trajectories

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Chapter 6 analyzes the MST’s engagement with public schools in Ceará in the late 2000s, in a very different context, when the movement’s educational initiatives are already recognized nationally. ... More


Conclusion: Social Movement Strategy, Education, and Social Change in the Twenty-First Century

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

The Conclusion reflects on the significance of the MST’s educational initiatives for understanding states, social movements, and education. The chapter revisits the theoretical claims in the ... More


Epilogue: What Is Left of the Brazilian Left?

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

The Epilogue reflects on the future of the MST’s political struggle—and that of the Brazilian left more broadly—in the context of the 2016 ousting of the Workers’ Party (PT) from the federal ... More


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