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Contesting Citizenship in Latin America The Rise of Indigenous Movements and the Postliberal Challenge

ISBN-10: 0521827469

ISBN-13: 9780521827461

Edition: 2005

Authors: Deborah J. Yashar

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Deborah Yashar analyzes the contemporary and uneven emergence of Latin American indigenous movements--addressing both why indigenous identities have become politically salient in the contemporary period and why they have translated into significant political organizations in some places and not others. She argues that ethnic politics can best be explained through a comparative historical approach that analyzes three factors: changing citizenship regimes, social networks, and political associational space--providing insight into the fragility and unevenness of Latin America's third wave democracies.
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Book details

List price: $114.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/7/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 388
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

List of Tables
Acknowledgments
List of Acronyms
Theoretical Framing
Questions, Approaches, and Cases
Citizenship Regimes, the State, and Ethnic Cleavages
The Argument: Indigenous Mobilization in Latin America
The Cases
Ecuador: Latin America's Strongest Indigenous Movement
The Ecuadorian Andes and Ecuarunari
The Ecuadorian Amazon and Confenaie
Forming the National Confederation, Conaie
Bolivia: Strong Regional Movements
The Bolivian Andes: The Kataristas and Their Legacy
The Bolivian Amazon and Cidob
Peru: Weak National Movements and Subnational Variation
Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia: Most Similar Cases
No National Indigenous Movements: Explaining the Peruvian Anomaly
Explaining Subnational Variation
Conclusion
Democracy and the Postliberal Challenge in Latin America
Bibliography
Index