Uncivil Movements: The Armed Right Wing and Democracy in Latin America

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Examining the experience of Latin American countries moving from authoritarianism to liberalization, Leigh Payne focuses on organized right-wing groups that take armed, often violent, action to destabilize emerging democratic governments. Although few social movement scholars include armed right-wing groups in their analyses, Payne points to the capacity of these groups to incorporate social movement discourse and practice in their own mobilization. She demonstrates how these uncivil movements gain power through political ...

Uncivil Movements: The Armed Right Wing and Democracy in Latin America 2000, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801862427

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