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Author Brockett, Charles D., 1946-
Title Political movements and violence in Central America / Charles D. Brockett.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Series Cambridge studies in contentious politics
Cambridge studies in contentious politics.
Subject Social movements.
Political violence.
Political persecution.
El Salvador -- Politics and government -- 1979-1992.
El Salvador -- Politics and government -- 1944-1979.
Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 1945-1985.
Guatemala -- Politics and government -- 1985-
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 380 pages) : maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-362) and index.
Contents From grievances to contentious movements -- The social construction of grievances -- The emergence of urban contentious movements: El Salvador -- The emergence of urban contentious movements: Guatemala -- Contentious peasants and the problem of consciousness raising -- Opportunity, contention, and repression -- Cycles of contention -- Changing political opportunities and contentious challengers: Guatemala -- Changing political opportunities and contentious challengers: El Salvador and Central America -- Contention and repression: Guatemala -- Contention and repression: El Salvador.
Summary Charles Brockett offers an in-depth analysis of the confrontation between popular movements and repressive regimes in Central America during the three decades beginning in 1960, particularly in El Salvador and Guatemala.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511125720 (electronic bk.)
9780511125720 (electronic bk.)
9780511614378 (electronic bk.)
0511614373 (electronic bk.)
1280415827
9781280415821
0511124864
9780511124860
9786610415823
661041582X
052184083X (Cloth)
0521600553 (pb.)
9780521840835
9780521600552
OCLC # 61396719
Additional Format Print version: Brockett, Charles D., 1946- Political movements and violence in Central America. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005 052184083X 0521600553 (DLC) 2004045926 (OCoLC)54974518