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Demanding the land : urban popular movements in Peru and Ecuador, 1990-2005

Author: Paul Gandhi Joseph Dosh
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines the widespread Latin American phenomenon of illegal land seizures and squatter settlement development. Explains, based on case studies in Peru and Ecuador, how invasion organizations mobilize, why they succeed or fail, and why they endure or disappear"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Gandhi Joseph Dosh
ISBN: 9780271037073 0271037075
OCLC Number: 502874979
Description: xviii, 262 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The strategy, success, and survival of urban popular movements --
Metropolitan trends in land invasions: policy, democratization, geography --
The old guard: pragmatism and strategic rigidity --
The next generation: strategic flexibility and a sense of entitlement --
The innovators: strategic creativity and a sense of mission --
Analyzing organizational strategy, success, and survival --
Conclusions: contention, political process, and mixed motives.
Responsibility: Paul Dosh ; photographs by James Lerager.
Local System Bib Number:
.b38068412

Abstract:

"Examines the widespread Latin American phenomenon of illegal land seizures and squatter settlement development. Explains, based on case studies in Peru and Ecuador, how invasion organizations mobilize, why they succeed or fail, and why they endure or disappear"--Provided by publisher.
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