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Social Movements and the City

Further reading

  • Abers, R.N., 2000. Inventing Local Democracy: Grassroots Politics in Brazil. London: Lynne Rienner
  • Bruhn, K., 2008. Urban Protest in Mexico and Brazil. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
  • Castells, M., 1983. The City and the Grassroots: A Cross-Cultural Theory of Urban Social Movements. London: Edward Arnold.
  • Chavez, D. and Goldfrank, B., 2004. The Left in the City: Participatory Local Governments in Latin America. London: Latin American Bureau
  • De Souza, M.L., 2006. ‘Social movements as ‘critical urban planning’ agents’, City: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action 10(3)
  • Friendly, A., 2017. ‘Urban Policy, Social Movements, and the Right to the City in Brazil’ Latin American Perspectives 44(2)
  • Grimson, A., 2008. ‘The Making of New Urban Borders: Neoliberalism and Protest in Buenos Aires’, Antipode 40(4): 504-512
  • Lazar S 2008 El Alto, Rebel City: Self and Citizenship in Andean Bolivia. Durham: Duke University Press.
  • Merklen, D., 2005. Pobres Ciudadanos: Las Clases Populares en la Era Democrática (Argentina 1983-2003). Buenos Aires: Editorial Gorla.
  • Pickvance, C., 2003. ‘From urban social movements to urban movements: a review and introduction to a symposium on urban movements’, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 27(1): 102-109
  • Schapira, M., 1999. ‘From Utopia to Pragmatism: the Heritage of Basismo in Local Government in the Greater Buenos Aires Region’, Bulletin of Latin American Research 18(2): 227-239.
  • Sonia  E. Alvarez, Jeffrey  W. Rubin, Millie Thayer, Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Agustín Laó-Montes (eds) Beyond Civil Society: Activism, Participation, and Protest in Latin America Durham: Duke University Press.
  • Velasco, A., 2015. Barrio rising: urban popular politics and the making of modern Venezuela Oakland, California: University of California Press