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Struggles for justice in Canada and Mexico : themes and theories about social mobilization

Author: Linda Snyder
Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It's about Canadian and Mexican communities that are involved in collective action aimed at rectifying problems that stem from aggressive capitalism, which favours economic freedom of the powerful over the needs of people and the planet."--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Snyder, Linda, 1949-, author.
Struggles for justice in Canada and Mexico.:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2017] ©2017
(CaOONL)20169036987
(OCoLC)953332485
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Snyder
ISBN: 9781771122696 1771122692 9781771122702 1771122706
OCLC Number: 953332486
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Table of Contents List of Acronyms Acknowledgements Introduction 1 | The Context of the Struggles ONE: GLOBAL Aggressive Capitalism Responses to Neo-liberalism Oppressed Populations TWO: CANADA The Socio-historical Background Economic Neo-liberalism in Canada Responses to Neo-liberalism in Canada Oppressed Populations THREE: MEXICO The Socio-historical Background Neo-liberalism in Mexico Responses to Neo-liberalism in Mexico Oppressed Populations 2 | The Stories of Struggle for Change FOUR: INCOME GENERATION Coffee Co-operatives Other Producer Co-operatives Income Generation Projects with External Support FIVE: HEALTH, HOUSING, AND THE ENVIRONMENT Communities Organizing to Promote Health and Wellness Communities Dealing with Health and Related Matters Communities in Conflict with Canadian Mining Companies SIX: WOMENS RESOURCES AND ADVOCACY Womens Resource Projects Women Engaged in Advocacy The Womens Council of the San Cristobal Diocese in Chiapas, Mexico SEVEN: GRASSROOTS SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS AND INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY ORGANIZERS The Community Development Workshop (TADECO) in Guerrero, Mexico Two Independent Neighbourhood Organizers in Guerrero, Mexico COMPA: Convergence of Peoples Movements in the Americas 3 | Themes and Theories in the Struggles for Justice EIGHT: THE PURPOSES OF THE COLLECTIVE ENDEAVOURS The Challenges of the Context The Motivating Influences NINE: THE NATURE AND THE STRUCTURE OF THE COLLECTIVE WORK The Principles, Objectives, and Commitment to Working Together The Manner of Doing the Work and Structuring the Organizations The Resources, Challenges, and Shared Benefits of the Collective Work TEN: THE MEANS OF MOBILIZING FOR THE COLLECTIVE GOOD The Focus of the Mobilization Activities and the Organizer Roles Aspects of Mobilization Strategy ELEVEN: CHALLENGES, CELEBRATIONS, AND CONCEPTUALIZATIONS Challenges Faced in the Social Mobilization Process Outcomes, Celebration, and Historical Review Overall Conceptualizations for Bringing about Greater Justice CONCLUSION The Interdisciplinary Approach The Ideals, Theory, Objectives, and Practice Methods Thoughts for Further Research My Hopes and Beliefs Appendix: The Case Studies References Index
Responsibility: Linda Snyder.

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"It's about Canadian and Mexican communities that are involved in collective action aimed at rectifying problems that stem from aggressive capitalism, which favours economic freedom of the powerful over the needs of people and the planet."--

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