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"Why do some peasants rebel while others are quiescent? This comparative study of six peasant villages in Nicaragua and Costa Rica asserts a theory of 'political ecology' by which individual and community interests sometimes reach beyond the village boundary and combine in the selection of political choices. Strong theoretical approach, rich contextual backdrop, sound methodology. Major contribution"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.
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Leslie E. Anderson is a member of the faculty in the Department of Political Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder.Review:
"Anderson's work is likely to be a major contribution to a new and more sophisticated understanding of rural politics in Latin America. More of this kind of analysis can only be welcomed." -- Victor V. Magagna, American Political Science Review
"Anderson crafts an insightful study of peasant politics from quiescence through demonstration to land invasion and, ultimately, violent revolution." -- Choice
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