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Published: 05 October 2021

416 Pages | 14 line drawings; 17 half tones


ISBN: 9780197584347

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Occupying Schools, Occupying Land

How the Landless Workers Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Rebecca Tarlau

Global and Comparative Ethnography

  • Provides a comprehensive analysis of the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement's educational initiatives
  • Traces the trajectory of one social movement over a thirty-five-year period in different regions of the country
  • Offers a new perspective on a polemic and long-standing debate about the consequences of social movements working within state institutions
  • Includes interviews and ethnographic observations with both movement leaders and state officials, offering new insights into the nature of state-society relations

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