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Auteur: Earle, Duncan & Jeanne Simonelli
Titel: Uprising of Hope
Sub titel: Sharing the Zapatista Journey to alternative development

The Zapatistas of Chiapas, Mexico, have often been portrayed in reductive, polarized terms; either as saintly activists or dangerous rebels. Cultural anthropologists Duncan Earle and Jeanne Simonelli, drawing on decades-long relationships and fieldwork, attained a collegiality with the Zapatistas that reveals a more complex portrait of a people struggling with self-determination on every level. Seeking a new kind of experimental ethnography, Earle & Simonelli have chronicled a social experiment characterized by resistance, autonomy and communality. Combining their own compelling narrative as participant-observers, and those of their Chiapas compadres, the authors effectively call for an activist approach to research.
2005, 344 pag., Euro 46,75
Altamira Press, Oxford, ISBN 9780759105416


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