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Los Movimientos Sociales y la Política de la Pobreza en el Perú

| Por Anthony Bebbington, Martin Scurrah, and Claudia Bielich | Publicado por Instituto de Estudios Peruanos | La relación entre movimientos sociales y pobreza subyace a varias y diversas interpretaciones, y se encuentra en el centro de discusiones políticas —con frecuencia bastante cáusticas— en el Perú contemporáneo. En este libro, los autores realizan un mapeo de los […]

Decentring poverty, reworking government: movements and states in the government of poverty

| By A Bebbington, D. Mitlin, J. Mogaladi, M. Scurrah, C. Bielich | Published in Journal of Development Studies 46(7):1304-1326 |  | Full text | Abstract: The significance of social movements for pro-poor political and social change is widely acknowledged. Poverty reduction has assumed increasing significance within development debates, discourses and programmes – how do social movement […]

Social Movements and Poverty in Developing Countries

| By Anthony Bebbington | UNRISD Civil Society and Social Movements Programme Paper Number 32, October 2010.  United Nations Research Institute for Social Development: Geneva | | Official website and full text | Summary: Poverty and inequality are both products and producers of the prevailing relationships of power in a society. By many definitions, social movements are […]

Anatomy of a Regional Conflict: Tarija and Resource Grievances in Morales’ Bolivia

| By D. Humphreys Bebbington and A. Bebbington | Published in Latin American Perspectives, vol. 37 no. 4 140-160 | | Full text | Abstract: In 2008, the Department of Tarija became the epicenter of national political struggles over political autonomy for lowland regions at odds with the Morales administration. In September, following a series of regional […]

The New Extraction? Rewriting the Political Ecology of the Andes?

| By Anthony Bebbington | Published in NACLA Report on the Americas, 42(5) September/October, pp. 12-20. | | Reprinted, 2013 in P. Vandergeest (ed.) World Geography. Pearson. | Excerpt: On June 5, two months of gathering indigenous protest across the Peruvian Amazon culminated in one of the country’s most tragic moments in many a year. Several thousand indigenous and non-indigenous […]

Mining and social movements: struggles over livelihood and rural territorial development in the Andes

| By A. Bebbington, D. Humphreys Bebbington, J. Bury, J.Lingan, J.P.Muñoz and M. Scurrah | Published in World Development, 36(12): 2888-2905 | | Full text (PDF) | Abstract: Social movements have been viewed as vehicles through which the concerns of poor and marginalized groups are given greater visibility within civil society, lauded for being the means […]

Social movements and the dynamics of rural territorial development in Latin America

| By A.Bebbington, R. Abramovay, M. Chiriboga | Published in World Development, 36(12): 2874-2887 | Summary: This special section brings together 4 of the 12 studies conducted within a research program analyzing the relationships among social mobilization, governance, and rural development in contemporary Latin America. The introduction gives an overview of the contemporary significance of social […]

Social Movements and the Dynamics of Rural Development in Latin America

| Edited by A.Bebbington, R. Abramovay, and M. Chiriboga | Special section of World Development 36(12) | Summary: This special section brings together 4 of the 12 studies conducted within a research program analyzing the relationships among social mobilization, governance, and rural development in contemporary Latin America. The introduction gives an overview of the contemporary significance […]