Chapter

Social Movements in Latin America: The Power of Regional and National Networks

Kwame Dixon and John Burdick

in Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780813037561
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813043098 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813037561.003.0012
Social Movements in Latin America: The Power of Regional and National Networks

Show Summary Details

Preview

This chapter explores how Afro-descended populations have established national and regional organizations to combat racial discrimination by emphasizing the role of civil society.

Keywords: Civil society; Nongovernmental organizations; transnational networks; Afro-Latin mobilization; Inter-American Development Bank; Afro Brazil/Colombia

Chapter.  8993 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.