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Bengal's Peasant Rebels

Stuart Rutherford

in The Pledge: ASA, Peasant Politics, and Microfinance in the Development of Bangladesh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380651
eISBN:
9780199869312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380651.003.10001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The background to ASA's work in politics is explored in this chapter. The history and geography of Bengal are summarized, with emphasis on the emergence of peasant leaders under 19th-century British ... More


Movements for Land Rights in Democratic Indonesia

Iqra Anugrah

in Activists in Transition: Progressive Politics in Democratic Indonesia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742477
eISBN:
9781501742491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742477.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter deals with land rights, which have long been a matter of contention in Indonesia. It argues that a wave of peasant protests in the late Suharto period—and, in particular, a series of ... More


Prologue

Stuart Rutherford

in The Pledge: ASA, Peasant Politics, and Microfinance in the Development of Bangladesh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380651
eISBN:
9780199869312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380651.003.10011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

ASA's origins can be dated to 1978 when a group of young NGO workers in Bangladesh, led by Shafiqual Haque Choudhury, pledged to develop a new sort of NGO. Its aims would be to eliminate poverty and ... More


The Pledge: ASA, Peasant Politics, and Microfinance in the Development of Bangladesh

Stuart Rutherford

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380651
eISBN:
9780199869312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380651.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

ASA of Bangladesh recently topped Forbes Magazine's first ever list of the world's best microfinance banks. This was an extraordinary outcome for an organization that had started life in 1978 as a ... More


Peasant Intellectuals in Chalatenango

Joaquín M. Chávez

in Poets and Prophets of the Resistance: Intellectuals and the Origins of El Salvador's Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199315512
eISBN:
9780190661106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315512.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The chapter examines the emergence of a cohort of peasant leaders in Chalatenango, a department in El Salvador, which led anti-oligarchic mobilizations of the 1970s and early 1980s. Peasant ... More


Development as Struggle

Stuart Rutherford

in The Pledge: ASA, Peasant Politics, and Microfinance in the Development of Bangladesh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380651
eISBN:
9780199869312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380651.003.10004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In 1978 Choudhury founded ASA, and this chapter recounts ASA's early attempts to foment a peasant-led revolution in the countryside that would lead to a just and egalitarian society. Choudhury led a ... More


Toward Armed Struggle

Michael F. Brown and Eduardo Fernandez

in War of Shadows: The Struggle for Utopia in the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520074354
eISBN:
9780520911352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520074354.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Lima is Peru's capital and is a city that defies idealism. The Lima of the early 1960s was a brighter place. Cuba proved that a Marxist revolution could take place in what was coming to be called the ... More


Crisis and Rural Insurgency

Joaquín M. Chávez

in Poets and Prophets of the Resistance: Intellectuals and the Origins of El Salvador's Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199315512
eISBN:
9780190661106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315512.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The chapter illustrates the fundamental roles that peasant leaders played in the transformation of the relatively small urban insurgency in the early 1970s into a massive rural insurgency by the end ... More


The Making of the Internal Enemy

Joaquín M. Chávez

in Poets and Prophets of the Resistance: Intellectuals and the Origins of El Salvador's Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199315512
eISBN:
9780190661106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315512.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The chapter studies the dialectics between counterinsurgency, social mobilization, and insurgency that heralded the civil war. It studies the impact of the “July 30 masssacre,” a mass killing of ... 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


The Dark Side of the Boom: Neoliberalization, GM Soybeans, and Environmental Change in Argentina

Pablo Lapegna

in Soybeans and Power: Genetically Modified Crops, Environmental Politics, and Social Movements in Argentina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215132
eISBN:
9780190215170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215132.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 1 introduces the dark side of the GM soybean boom in Argentina. Why did GM soybeans expand in Argentina so broadly and quickly? What are the socioenvironmental consequences of this soy rush? ... More


Deideologizing the Material and Social Conditions of Inequity

Shelly Grabe

in Narrating a Psychology of Resistance: Voices of the Compañeras in Nicaragua

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190614256
eISBN:
9780190649760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190614256.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

As a prominent leader within the Nicaraguan rural social movement, Martha Valle cofounded la Federación Agropecuaria de Mujeres Productoras del Campo in 1997 and currently serves as its president. ... More


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

Nicole Fabricant

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

The election of Evo Morales as Bolivia's president in 2005 made him his nation's first indigenous head of state, a watershed victory for social activists and Native peoples. El Movimiento Sin Tierra ... More


Poets and Prophets of the Resistance: Intellectuals and the Origins of El Salvador's Civil War

Joaquín M. Chávez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199315512
eISBN:
9780190661106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315512.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

One of the most potent insurgencies in twentieth-century Latin American history emerged in El Salvador in the 1970s. This book examines the trajectories of urban and peasant intellectuals who ... More


Deideologizing Land Ownership: Structures That Interrupt Male Dominance

Shelly Grabe

in Narrating a Psychology of Resistance: Voices of the Compañeras in Nicaragua

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190614256
eISBN:
9780190649760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190614256.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Organizations emerged in the mid-1990s to increase the likelihood of women owning the land from which they produced. La Fundación Entre Mujeres (LaFEM, the Foundation Between Women) in Estelí is one ... More


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