Chapter 3. Transnational Organizing in Agrarian Central America: Histories, Challenges, Prospects

  1. Saturnino M. Borras Jr Canada Research Chair1,
  2. Marc Edelman Professor2 and
  3. Cristóbal Kay Professor3
  1. Marc Edelman Professor

Published Online: 12 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307191.ch3

Transnational Agrarian Movements Confronting Globalization

Transnational Agrarian Movements Confronting Globalization

How to Cite

Edelman, M. (2008) Transnational Organizing in Agrarian Central America: Histories, Challenges, Prospects, in Transnational Agrarian Movements Confronting Globalization (eds S. M. Borras, M. Edelman and C. Kay), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307191.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    International Development Studies at Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

  2. 2

    Department of Anthropology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA

  3. 3

    Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, Netherlands

Author Information

  1. Department of Anthropology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190411

Online ISBN: 9781444307191

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Keywords:

  • transnational organizing in Agrarian Central America;
  • study of organizations - their antecedents, formation, internal tensions and forms of representation;
  • Asociación de Organizaciones Campesinas de Centroamérica para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo, ASOCODE;
  • transnational peasant organizing in central America;
  • new networks in reconfigured space;
  • declining importance of agriculture;
  • beyond Campesinista-Descampesinista debate;
  • urbanization, migration and pluriactivity;
  • Latin American feminist movements - process of ‘NGO-ization’ of popular organizations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Transnational Peasant Organizing in Central America

  • A Difficult Context

  • Urbanization, Migration and Pluriactivity

  • Concluding Questions

  • References