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Research, political engagement and dispossession, indigenous, peasant and urban poor activisms in the Americas and Asia, edited by Dip Kapoor and Steven Jordan

This collection considers academic research engagements with indigenous, small peasant, urban poor and labour social activism against colonial capitalist dispossession and exploitation in Asia and the Americas. Bringing together contributors from a range of different disciplines, Research, Political Engagement and Dispossession demonstrates how research done for and with these struggles against dispossession by mining, agribusiness plantations, conversation schemes, land-forest grabs, water projects, industrial disasters and the exploitation of workers and forced migrants, can make productive contributions towards advancing their social and political prospects
Table Of Contents
Research for indigenous, peasant, and urban poor activism : capital, dispossession, and exploitation in the Americas and Asia / Dip Kapoor and Steven Jordan -- The MST and research with and for landless peasant-worker struggles in Brazil / Alessandro Mariano and Rebecca Tarlau -- Critical oral histories and the pedagogies of dispossession and resistance in Brazil's Landless Workers' Movement / David Meek -- Participatory research for social change in mining and agribusiness settings in Colombia / Irene Vélez-Torres -- Anticolonial Participatory Action Research (APAR) in Adivasi-Dalit forest dweller and small peasant contexts of dispossession and struggle in India / Dip Kapoor -- Conservation and palm oil dispossession in Sumatra and Sulawesi : Third-Worldist Participatory Action Research, indigenous and small peasant resistance, and organized activisms / Hasriadi Masalam -- Participatory Action Research (PAR), local knowledge, and peasant assertions in Southwestern Bangladesh : taking back the river in contexts of NGO-led development dispossession / Bijoy P. Barua -- Grassroots-oriented research as political engagement for social justice : exposing corporate mining in indigenous contexts in the Philippines / Ligaya Lindio-McGovern -- Countering dispossession through cooperativization? Waste-picker ethnography, activism, and the state in Buenos Aires and Montevideo / Patrick O'Hare and Santiago Sorroche -- Historians, guerrilla history, and class struggle in Argentina / Pablo Pozzi -- Public sociology and scholar-activism in the US-Filipino labor diaspora / Robyn Magalit Rodriguez -- The Bhopal struggle and neoliberal restructuring : research, political engagement, and the urban poor / Eurig Scandrett and Shalini Sharma -- Praxis-oriented research for the building of grounded transnational marriage migrant movements in Asia / Hsiao-Chuan Hsia
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non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (305 pages)
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