Structures of power, movements of resistance

an introduction to the theories of urban movements in Latin America by Willem Assies

Publisher: CEDLA in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Written in English
Published: Pages: 242 Downloads: 986
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  • Latin America,
  • Latin America.

Subjects:

  • Social movements -- Latin America.,
  • Social structure -- Latin America.,
  • Sociology, Urban -- Latin America.,
  • Latin America -- Social conditions -- 1982-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography (p. 177-232) and index.

StatementWillem Assies, Gerrit Burgwal, Ton Salman.
SeriesLatin America studies ;, 55
ContributionsBurgwal, Gerrit., Salman, Ton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN110.5.A8 A66 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 242 p. :
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1973919M
ISBN 109070280132
LC Control Number90213973

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