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Author Chollett, Donna L.
Title Neoliberalism, social exclusion, and social movements : resistance and dissent in Mexico's sugar industry / Donna L. Chollett.
Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, [2013]

Author Chollett, Donna L.
Subject Sugar trade -- Mexico.
Labor movement -- Mexico.
Marginality, Social -- Mexico.
Neoliberalism -- Mexico.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 239 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-228) and index.
Contents List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Theorizing "Global-Local" Relations; 2 Constructing the Cultural-Historical Matrix of Cane Production; 3 The Cultural Construction of Cane Production in Puruarán; 4 The Neoliberal Turn & Privatization of Mexico's Sugar Industry; 5 NAFTA and the Neo-Globalization of Sugar; 6 Reclaiming Power and Forging Alternatives; 7 The Legal Interlude and Regeneration of the Social Movement; 8 The Precarious Fate of Ingenio Puruarán; 9 Resistance under Circumstances Not of Their Own Choosing.
10 "Like an Ox Yoke:" The Myth of Intrinsically Virtuous Social MovementsChronology of the Social Movement; Acronyms and Spanish Terms; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Summary Neoliberalism, Social Exclusion, and Social Movements critically examines struggles for social justice in an era of neoliberal globalization. Its framework makes significant connections between debt restructuring, privatizations, free-market policies, and grassroots efforts to create alternatives to social and economic exclusion.
ISBN 9780739182253 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780739182260 (ebook)
OCLC # 1055343004
Additional Format Print version: 9780739182253 0739182250 (DLC) 2013027465 (OCoLC)855779197

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