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Indigenous women leading the defence of human rights from the abuses by mega-projects in Latin America, in the face of extreme violence

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In the face of extreme violence, some Indigenous women-led social movement organisations defending human rights from the abuses related to mega-projects have achieved favourable changes in corporate practices. In the predominantly patriarchal, capitalist and racist context of Latin America, what explains the success (or not) of Indigenous women-led mobilisations regarding the most politically and economically powerful actors? Although there is a well-established literature on social moveme...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Sociology
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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