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Social movements and the new left governments: popular participation, neo-extractivisim and indigenous protest

Further Reading

  • Anthony Bebbington and Jeffrey Bury, (eds.), Subterranean Struggles: New Dynamics of Mining, Oil and Gas in Latin America, (Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2012).
  • Anthony Bebbington (ed)., Social Conflict, Economic Development and Extractive Industry: Evidence from South America, (London: Routledge, 2012).
  • Steve Ellner (ed.), Latin America’s Radical Left: Challenges and Complexities of Political Power in the Twenty-first Century, (Plymouth: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014).
  • Benjamin Goldfrank,  Deepening Local Democracy in Latin America: Participation, Decentralization and the Left, (Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2011).
  • Riccarda Flemmer and Almut Schilling-Vacaflor, ‘Unfulfilled Promises of the Consultation Approach: the Limits to Effective Indigenous Participation in Bolivia’s and Peru’s Extractive Industries’, Third World Quarterly, Vol. 37, No.1  2016, ppl. 172-188.
  • Jewellord Nem Singh & France Bourgouin (eds.), Resource Governance and Developmental States in the Global South, (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). 
  • Paul Posner, ‘Local democracy and Popular Participation: Chile and Brazil in Comparative Perspective, Democratisation, 2003, Volume 10, No. 3.
  • David Smilde and Daniel Hellinger (eds.), Venezuela's Bolivarian Democracy  Participation, Politics, and Culture under Chávez, (Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2011).
  • Daniel Tubb, ‘Muddy Decisions: Gold in the Chocó, Colombia’, The Extractive Industries and Society, Vol. 2., Issue 4, 2015, pp. 734-745.
  • Marina Sitrin, Everyday Revolutions: Horizontalism and Autonomy in Argentina, (London: Zed Books,

Social Movements

  • Castells, Manuel, Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social movements in the Internet Age, (2015)
  • Chacon, Hilda (ed.) Online Activism in Latin America,  (Routledge, 2018)
  • Dinerstein, Ana, The Politics of Autonomy in Latin America: The Art of Organising Hope (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)
  • Rossi, Federico, & Von Bulow, Marisa, Social Movement Dynamics: New Perspectives on Theory and Research from Latin America (Routledge, 2016)
  • Vanden, Harry, Funke Peter, and Prevost, Gary, The New Global Politics, Global Social Movements in the Twenty First Century (Routledge, 2017, Abingdon, Oxon)
  • Valenzuela, Sebastian et al, ‘Social Media in Latin America: Deepening or Bridging Gaps in Protest Participation?, Online Information Review Vol. 40, Issue 5, 2016, pp. 695-711
  • Chase-Dunn, Morosin, Alvarez, ‘Social Movements and Progressive Regimes in Latin America: World Revolutions and Semi-peripheral Development’ in Paul Almeida & Allen Cordero Ulate (eds.), Handbook of Social Movements Across Latin America, (Springer, 2015)

Transnational Activism Bibliography

  • Anner, Mark, Solidarity Transformed: Labor Responses to Globalization and Crisis in Latin America, ((2011)
  • Armbruster-Sandoval, Ralph,  Globalization and Cross Border Labor Solidarity in the Americas: The Anti Sweatshop Movement (2004)
  • Della Porta, Donatella, Massimillano Andretta; Lorenzo Mosca; Herbert Reiter Reiter ,   Globalization From Below: Transnational Activists And Protest Networks (2006)
  • Giugni, Marco and Florence Passy (eds.), Political Altruism? Solidarity Movements in International Perspective, (, 2001) 
  • Keck, Margaret and Sikkink, Kathryn, Activists Beyond Borders: Advocacy Networks in International Politics, (New York: Cornell University Press, 1998)
  • Lucero, José Antonio, ‘Seeing Like an International NGO: Encountering Development and Indigenous Politics in the Andes’  in Eduardo Silva, ed. Transnational Activism and National Movements in Latin America. Bridging the Divide (Routledge, 2013).
  •  Moog Rodrigues, Maria Guadalupe, Global Environmentalism and Local Politics: Transnational Advocacy Networks in Brazil, Ecuador, and India (2003)
  • Risse, Thomas,  Stephen C. Ropp, and Kathryn Sikkink (eds.) The Power of Human Rights International Norms and Domestic Change (Cambridge University Press, 1995)
  • Ronit, Karsten and Volker Schneider (eds.) Private Organizations in Global Politics, (2000)
  • Silva, Eduardo ed. Transnational Activism and National Movements in Latin America. Bridging the Divide (Routledge, 2013).
  • Tarrow, Sidney, The New Transnational Activism.  (2005)
  • Von Bulow, Marisa,  Building Transnational Networks: Civil Society and the Politics of Trade in the Americas, (Cambridge University Press, 2010)