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Author Grisaffi, Thomas, 1980- author.

Title Coca yes, cocaine no : how Bolivia's coca growers re-shaped democracy / Thomas Grisaffi
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2019
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Contents The rise of the coca unions -- The lowest rung of the cocaine trade -- Self-governing in the Chapare -- From class to ethnicity -- Community coca control -- The unions and local government -- The coca union's radio station
Summary Thomas Grisaffi traces the political ascent and transformation of the Movement toward Socialism (MAS) from an agricultural union of coca growers into Bolivia's ruling party, showing how the realities of international politics hindered MAS leader Evo Morales from scaling up the party's form of grassroots democracy to the national level
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Movimiento al Socialismo (Bolivia)
Movimiento al Socialismo (Bolivia)
Agricultural laborers -- Labor unions -- Bolivia -- Chaparé
Coca industry -- Government policy -- Bolivia
Coca industry -- Bolivia -- Chaparé
Cocaine industry -- Bolivia -- Chaparé
Agricultural laborers -- Labor unions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
Coca industry -- Government policy.
Coca industry.
Cocaine industry.
Politics and government.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
Bolivia -- Politics and government -- 1982-2006.
Bolivia -- Politics and government -- 2006-
Bolivia -- Chaparé
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018028969
ISBN 1478004339