Waves of Protest by Paul D. Almeida
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Waves of Protest
By Paul D. Almeida

Waves of Protest

Popular Struggle in El Salvador, 1925-2005

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Waves of Protest by Paul D. Almeida

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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 country s 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 regime liberalization organizes civil society and, conversely, acts of state-sponsored repression radicalize society. He correlates the ebb and flow of protest waves to the changes in regime liberalization and subsequent de-democratization and back to liberalization. Almeida shows how institutional access and competitive elections create opportunity for civic organizations that become radicalized when authoritarianism increases, resulting at times in violent protest campaigns that escalate to revolutionary levels. In doing so, he brings negative political conditions and threats to the forefront as central forces driving social movement activity and popular contention in the developing world. Paul D. Almeida is assistant professor of sociology at Texas A&M University. He is coeditor with Hank Johnston of Latin American Social Movements: Globalization, Democratization, and Transnational Networks.""

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ISBN: 9780816649310
ISBN-10: 0816649316
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 149mm x 21mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 21-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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