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Environmental social movements in Latin America and Europe

Environmental social movements in Latin America and Europe

challenging development and democracy : proceedings of an International Seminar-Workshop, 22-23 November, 1991, organized by the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London and the United Nations Research Institute and the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, Geneva

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Published by MCB University Press in Hull .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by María Pilar García-Gudadilla and Jutta Blauert.
SeriesInternational journal of sociology and social policy -- vol.12 (4-7)
ContributionsGarcía-Guadilla, María-Pilar., Blauert, Jutta., University of London. Institute of Latin American Studies., United Nations. Research Institute for Social Development., Development, Democracy and the Environmental Social Movements in Latin America and Europe: Theory and Praxis (International Seminar-Workshop) (1991 : London)
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Seven theses on Latin American social movements and political change A tribute to André Gunder Frank () Kees Biekart The European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, October "The perceived failure of revolutionary and reformist left wing parties and regimes in all parts of the world to adequately express people's protest and to offer viable and satisfying.   Social movements need “to mobilize people to impose a political cost on people who say there is no such thing as climate change.” “It’s a little peculiar to be targeting those who are already trying to do what they can to tackle this issue,” he says in reference to McKibben’s Washington, D.C. .

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Latin America’s popular movements fuse environmental dimensions into community struggles for social justice, mainly as a means to access and control natural resources and to ensure land rights. Fields of Action Within wider environmental justice debates, climate justice is being advanced as a topic of concern.

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