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Cover for The 'Arab spring' in North Africa: Egypt and Tunisia.

This chapter deals with rural political economy and farmer resistance to dominant patterns of agricultural modernization. It explores a range of conflicts in Egypt and Tunisia's countryside in the context of broader government-declared agricultural strategy. Some recent forms of small farmer...

Author(s)
Bush, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for India: rural roots of naxalite-maoist insurgency.

This chapter explores the relationship between the classical and contemporary agrarian questions and the rise of Naxalite-Maoist insurgency in rural India. It situates the origins and the character of such insurgency within the debates on the nature of agrarian capitalism in India and the evolving...

Author(s)
Archana Prasad
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'The missing actor': alternative agri-food networks and the resistance of key regime actors.

This chapter focuses on alliances and resistances within niches at the regional scale, and on the specific processes which allow them to overcome barriers and enable an emerging transition. The case studies presented in this chapter are alternative agri-food networks (AAFNs) in three regions of...

Author(s)
Darrot, C.; Diaz, M.; Tsakalou, E.; Zagata, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Communities as more than 'other' in cross-cultural volunteer tourism.

This chapter examines the concept of cross-cultural relations between hosts and guests, both in terms of mainstream and volunteer tourism. Issues of tourist privilege over host communities, the notion of 'Othering' at both the individual and community level, and methods of resistance implemented by ...

Author(s)
Wearing, S. L.; McGehee, N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936969)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A host gaze composed of mediated resistance in Panamá: power inversion in Kuna Yala.

This chapter explains that the history of the Kuna people of Panama is constituted of resistance to outsiders - and that tradition continues today with tourists. Although the Kuna are known worldwide for their hand-sewn mola panels, they remain an elusive mystery to the tourists who come to their...

Author(s)
Savener, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640211)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Events and resistance.

This chapter focuses on the increasingly prevalent narrative of resistance that accompanies sporting, cultural and political events. Because certain events represent the site for contestation over meaning and identity, these events have also been effectively employed historically to communicate...

Author(s)
McGillivray, D.; Jones, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642529)
Type
Book chapter

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