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    The question of faith

    Praful Bidwai
    27 September 2007
    Article
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    Bolivia’s New Constitution

    05 February 2009
    Article
    Against a barrage of opposition media propaganda funded by Bolivia’s elites, the new constitution was approved with 61% of the popular vote. Bolivia was once the prized pupil for its wholesale application of policies encouraged by the IMF and the World Bank. Now it is one of the countries articulating an alternative.
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    The authoritarian personality

    Naima Bouteldja
    29 April 2007
    Article
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    Aurora de uma Venezuela inovadora

    Marcos Arruda
    01 August 2007
    Article
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    Introduction

    01 December 1996
    Article
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    Mired in immaturity

    Praful Bidwai
    21 April 2007
    Article
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    Constituting change in a divided Bolivia

    21 January 2008
    Article
    Bolivia's proposed new constitution is an innovative and progressive document constructed out of the struggles by social movements in recent years, however securing national consensus will be an uphill struggle. An in-depth analysis of Bolivia's constitutional process.
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    Dealing with Burma

    Praful Bidwai
    15 October 2007
    Article
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    Land, Rural Social Movements and Democratisation in Indonesia

    Dianto Bachriadi
    30 June 2009
    Article

    Although support from urban-based students and activists was important, the rural protest in Indonesia during President Suharto's regime was built on continued protest and organisation around land issues.

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    Rural social movements and their historical contribution for building democracy in Brazil

    Sérgio Sauer
    01 December 2008
    Article

    Brazil has not experienced any sort of major agrarian reform since then, but dozens of rural movements have been organised and hundreds of thousands of landless peasants have acquired the right of access to land (especially through settlement projects) as a result of these social movements’ struggles. After so many years of fighting and popular mobilisation, what are these movements’ contributions to building rural democracy? This study seeks to understand this process by evaluating social movements’ alliances (both rural and urban alliances) and evaluating their relationships with political parties, especially with the Workers Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores – PT) and with the Brazilian Federal Government.

  11. Open Letter: Threats in Colombia: Serious Concern regarding lack of guarantees

    15 October 2015
    Declaration

    Although there is talk of peace, there are no safeguards for the activities of the social organisations that are working to defend social rights and to oppose an economic model that is deepening inequality and that violates fundamental rights.

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    Nandigram carnage

    Praful Bidwai
    17 November 2007
    Article
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    China by the book

    John Giitings
    02 June 2007
    Article
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    Nepal shows the way

    Praful Bidwai
    27 November 2006
    Article
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    On the margins

    aleksej
    28 July 2007
    Article
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    Reflections on three decades of international politics and development

    Praful Bidwai
    01 June 2006
    Article

    In this contribution to the Dag Hammarskjold Foundation’s “What Next” project, Bidwai charts thirty years of international politics and development.

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    Unfortunate witchhunt

    Praful Bidwai
    03 December 2007
    Article

    West Bengal's left front government has earned yet more embarrassment for itself after Nandigram by throwing Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen out of Kolkata.

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    Deadly mix in African elites

    William Gumede
    31 March 2008
    Article
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    On Just Grounds:

    • Jun Borras, Jennifer Franco, Romulo J. de la Rosa, Salvador H. Feranil
    25 June 2007
    Book

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