The Globalization of Contentious Politics: The Amazonian Indigenous Rights Movement / Edition 1
ISBN-10:
0415944260
ISBN-13:
9780415944267
Pub. Date:
11/15/2002
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Globalization of Contentious Politics: The Amazonian Indigenous Rights Movement / Edition 1

The Globalization of Contentious Politics: The Amazonian Indigenous Rights Movement / Edition 1

by Pamela Martin

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Overview

This dissertation argues that Amazonian indigenous peoples organized via transnational networks due to the domestic blockages presented to them in their respective countires. Due to these blockages and the growing number of transnational political opportunity structures, such as national and international non-govermental organizations, multi-lateral development banks, and multinational corporation, indigenous peoples mobilized through transnational advocacy networks and eventually formed transnational social movement organizations. Through a comparative-historical analysis of five Ecuadorian Amazonian indigenous organizations, this work illustrates the processes of transnational collective action and its outcomes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415944267
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/15/2002
Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics Series
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations

1.Transcng Borders, An Introduction

2. A Transnational Framework

3. Historical Precursors

4. Transnational Advocacy Networks

5.Transnational Social Movements: COICA and the Coalition for Amazonian Peoples and their Environment

6. Analysis and Conclusions

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