Weekly responses (30%)
Final exam (70%)
Buechler, Steven M. "New Social Movement Theories." Sociological Quarterly 36, no. 3 (Summer 1995): 441-64.
Escobar, Arturo and Sonia E. Alvarez. "Introduction: Theory and Protest in Latin America Today." In The Making of Social Movements in Latin America: Identity, Strategy, and Democracy, ed. Arturo Escobar and Sonia E. Alvarez, 1-15. Boulder, Colo: Westview Press, 1992.
Slater, David. "Power and social movements in the other Occident: Latin America in an international context." In Latin American Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century: Resistance, Power, and Democracy, ed. Richard Stahler-Sholk, Harry E. Vanden, and Glen Kuecker, 17-38. Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008. [Originally published 1994]
Hellman, Judith Adler. "The Riddle of New Social Movements: Who They Are and What They Do." In Capital, Power, and Inequality in Latin America, ed. Sandor Halebsky and Richard L. Harris, 165-83. Boulder: Westview Press, 1995.
Vanden, Harry E. "Social movements, hegemony, and new forms of resistance." In Latin American Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century: Resistance, Power, and Democracy, ed. Richard Stahler-Sholk, Harry E. Vanden, and Glen Kuecker, 39-55. Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008.
Ellner, Steve. "Latin America's Radical Left in Power: Complexities and Challenges in the Twenty-first Century." Latin American Perspectives 40, no. 3 (May 2013): 5-25.
Hobsbawm, E. J. Bandits. New York: New Press, 2000.
Fanon, Frantz. The Wretched of the Earth. New York: Grove Press, 2005.
Gledhill, John. and Patience A. Schell, ed. New approaches to resistance in Brazil and Mexico. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. [we may split this reading over 2 weeks]
Tilly, Charles and Sidney G. Tarrow. Contentious politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
Dubois, Laurent. Haiti: the aftershocks of history. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2012.
Gould, Jeffrey L. and Aldo Lauria-Santiago. To Rise in Darkness: Revolution, repression, and memory in El Salvador, 1920-1932. Durham: Duke University Press, 2008.
Auyero, Javier. Contentious lives: two Argentine women, two protests, and the quest for recognition. Durham: Duke University Press, 2003.
Sitrin, Marina A. Everyday Revolutions Horizontalism and Autonomy in Argentina. London: Zed Books, 2012.
Ciccariello-Maher, George. We created Chávez: a people's history of the Venezuelan Revolution. Durham: Duke University Press, 2013.
** Conway, Janet M. Edges of global justice: the World Social Forum and its "others." New York: Routledge, 2013.