Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Mexican Social Movements and the Transition to Democracy

Mexican Social Movements and the Transition to Democracy (Paperback)

£36.50
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Between 1995 and 1996 in Tepoztlan, Morelos, a movement was made against the construction of a large tourist development project. The case gained international attention as community members rejected their elected officials, designed their own local government and eventually won bitter victory against both the state and the internationally financed corporation developing a golf course and country club. This work focuses on how, in a time of generalized political change in Mexico, activists blended local, national and transnational courses of identity and social change to produce political practices that allowed them to win redress of their grievances, to alter local social relations and to contribute to changes within the national political system. Here, the anti-golf movement is chronicled. Important symbolic and organizational networks within Tepoztlan that took part in the conflict are explored. The role of global influences on the community's everyday life is examined, as well as the ways in which the movement contributed to the evolution of a more democratic culture.

Parallels in the more recent movement in Atenco against the construction of Mexico City's new international airport are analyzed.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical activism Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Publication Date: 08/12/2004 ISBN-13: 9780786419999  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

John Stolle-McAllister worked in Morelos as a coordinator and liaison between social organizations and Augsburg College's Center for Global Education. He is an associate professor of Spanish and Cultural Studies at the University of Maryland. Recently, he was a visiting researcher at the Universidad de Otavalo and the Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar in Ecuador.

More books by John Stolle-McAllister

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Depicting Female Suicide Bombers:...
(Paperback)
Bina Patel
 
 
£20.06
 

Currently out of stock

Goma: Stories of Strength and Sorrow...
(Paperback)
Theodore Trefon
 
 
£16.99
 
The Terrorist Argument: Studies of...
(Paperback)
Christopher C. Harmon
 
 
£29.95
 
Los Indignados: Tides of Social...
(Paperback)
Richard R. Weiner; Ivan Lopez
 
 
£14.99
 
Latest Blog
#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part Two
13/12/2017

Our knowledgeable Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. Here are their Dutch, Russian and Polish selections.

#FoylesFive: The Last Jedi
12/12/2017

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi drops out of hyperspace and into a cinema near you, Matt from our Web Team gives us his selection of the best Last Jedi books.

#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part One
08/12/2017

Our knowledgeable and fabulous Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. First up we have books in Italian, Portugese and Swedish.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd