SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.7 issue14From Multiculturality to Interculturality: State Reform and Indigenous Peoples in Mexico author indexsubject indexsearch form
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand

Journal

Article

Indicators

Related links

  • Have no similar articlesSimilars in SciELO

Share


Andamios

Print version ISSN 1870-0063

Abstract

KURI PINEDA, Edith. The social movement of Atenco: experience and making sense. Andamios [online]. 2010, vol.7, n.14, pp.321-345. ISSN 1870-0063.

In October 2001, the federal government issued nineteen expropriating decrees in order to build a new airport in Texcoco, Estado de México. Against this decision, a group of peasants ("ejidatarios") and dwellers from several communities set up the social movement of Atenco. In this paper, we will analyze the interpretative dimension of the atenquense struggle, and the relevance of the experience in the constitutive process of this collective actor. In order to achieve this objective, we will consider some theoretical coordinates from the marxist historian E. P. Thompson, Barrington Moore and the framing theory.

Keywords : Social movement; collective action; experience; grievance; framing process.

        · abstract in Spanish     · text in Spanish     · Spanish ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License