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Author Almeida, Paul, 1968-

Title Waves of protest : popular struggle in El Salvador, 1925-2005 / Paul D. Almeida
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 298 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Social movements, protest, and contention ; v. 29
Social movements, protest, and contention ; v. 29
Contents Introduction : El Salvador and popular mobilization in the global South -- Liberalization, intimidation, and globalization -- Regime openings and violent closings, 1925-62 -- Renewed liberalization and mass mobilization, 1962-72 -- The state giveth and the state taketh away (again), 1972-81 -- Mobilization by globalization : El Salvador under neoliberalism -- The sequencing of third world struggle -- Appendix: Data and methods
Summary One of the first longitudinal studies of collective resistance in the developing world, Waves of Protest examines large-scale contentious action in El Salvador during critical eras in the countrys history. Providing a compelling analysis of the massive waves of protests from the early twentieth century to the present in El Salvador, Paul D. Almeida fully chronicles one of the largest and most successful campaigns against globalization and privatization in the Americas. Drawing on original protest data from newspapers and other archival sources, Almeida makes an impassioned argument that regim
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-283) and index
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Subject Protest movements -- El Salvador -- History.
El Salvador -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007049776
ISBN 0816653895 (electronic bk.)
9780816653898 (electronic bk.)
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