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ERIC Number: EJ785536
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 12
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0743-0167
The Power of Peasants: Reflections on the Meanings of La Via Campesina
Desmarais, Annette Aurelie
Journal of Rural Studies, v24 n2 p138-149 Apr 2008
This article assesses the social and political significance of the international farmers' movement, La Via Campesina by exploring how it has evolved since its inception in 1993. It explores the movement's accomplishments and the tensions that exist between international expansion and a commitment to represent the local interests of member organizations.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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