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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


Engineering Nature: Water, Development, and the Global Spread of American Environmental Expertise

Jessica B. Teisch

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834435
eISBN:
9781469603513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878019_teisch
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Focusing on globalization in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this book examines the processes by which American water and mining engineers who rose to prominence during and after ... More


The Tribals and Outcastes Hit Back: Survival as Resistance in the Nineteenth Century

Biswamoy Pati

in Tribals and Dalits in Orissa: Towards a Social History of Exclusion, c. 1800-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780199489404
eISBN:
9780199094592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489404.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the survival strategies adopted by tribal folk, as well as the shifts in their identity in course of the nineteenth century. Tribals and outcastes coped with the severe ... More


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