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La Vía Campesina: Globalizing Peasants

Annette Aurélie Desmarais

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/9780813033327.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the two key elements of Vía Campesina's resistance to neoliberal globalization. Neoliberal globalization is considered to be the successful building of unity within diversity, ... More


Introduction: Two Stories about Rivers, People, and Politics

Oscar de la Torre

in The People of the River: Nature and Identity in Black Amazonia, 1835-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643243
eISBN:
9781469643267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643243.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The introduction argues that despite the changes set in motion by the constitutional Article 68, passed in 1988 in Brazil to recognize black rural communities as the recipient of special rights and ... More


Labor

Ellen Oxfeld

in Bitter and Sweet: Food, Meaning, and Modernity in Rural China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293519
eISBN:
9780520966741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293519.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the work of producing food and preparing meals in Moonshadow Pond. The gendered and generational configurations of agricultural labor changed profoundly from the Old Society ... More


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