A World to Be Remade: Sociopolitical Circumstances of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation

  • Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh
Part of the Perspectives in Comparative Politics book series (PCP)


Social-movement scholars in the 1950s and early 1960s typically argued that fast, unexpected, and extensive changes in a society can frustrate people to the point of joining and supporting movements for social reconstruction. Later scholars noted that political circumstances, especially intra-elite competition and the constitutional arrangements, can encourage the development of social movements by providing them with potential allies within the government as well as invaluable opportunities to organize and act in public.


Indigenous People Unused Land Partido Revolucionario Institucional Land Redistribution Social Reconstruction 
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© Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh 2006

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