Can urban migration contribute to rural resistance? Indigenous mobilization in the Middle Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil

@article{Sobreiro2015CanUM,
  title={Can urban migration contribute to rural resistance? Indigenous mobilization in the Middle Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil},
  author={Thaissa S Sobreiro},
  journal={The Journal of Peasant Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={42},
  pages={1241 - 1261}
}
  • Thaissa S Sobreiro
  • Published 2015
  • Economics
  • The Journal of Peasant Studies
  • Given the importance of land for indigenous peoples, rural out-migration is usually associated with a disruption of indigenous culture. This paper suggests that instead of being a disruptive process, migration can serve as the means for a ‘scale shift’ that transports mobilization capacity from one location to another. This contribution presents the case of Barcelos, in the Brazilian Amazon, where an indigenous movement first arose in an urban area, due to the migration of indigenous activists… CONTINUE READING
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