Dignity and Defiance

Dignity and Defiance

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Dignity and Defiance is a powerful, eyewitness account of Bolivia's decade-long rebellion against globalization imposed from abroad. Based on extensive interviews, this story comes alive with first-person accounts of a massive Enron/Shell oil spill from an elderly woman whose livelihood it threatens, of the young people who stood down a former dictator to take back control of their water, and of Bolivia's dramatic and successful challenge to the policies of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Featuring a substantial introduction, a conclusion, and introductions to each of the chapters, this well-crafted mix of storytelling and analysis is a rich portrait of people calling for global integration to be different than it has been: more fair and more just.... on Bolivia, most recently publishing Impasse in Bolivia: Neoliberal Hegemony and Popular Resistance (Zed Books, 2006)with Ben Kohl. ... Her work has been published by Pacifica News Service, The New Internationalist, and Dollars and Sense among others. ... University, he isthe author oftwo books, most recently the awardwinning Democracy Ownersa#39; Manual(Rutgers University Press, 2002).


Title:Dignity and Defiance
Author: James Shultz, Melissa Draper
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2009-01-07
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