|Title||Popular movements in autocracies : Religion, repression, and indigenous collective action in Mexico|
|Imprint||Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012|
|Descript||xx, 307p. : ill ; 25 cm|
A theory of popular collective action in autocracies. -- Accounting for Mexico's cycle of indigenous protest: quantitative evidence. -- Competing for souls: why the Catholic Church became a major promoter of indigenous mobilization. -- Competing for votes: why electoral competition shaped Mexico's cycle of indigenous protest. -- A call to arms: regime reversion threats and the escalation of protest into rebellion. -- From social movement to armed rebellion: religious networks and the microdynamics of rebel recruitment. -- Politicizing ethnicity: the breakdown of religious and political hegemonies and the rise of indigenous identities. -- The twilight of ethnicity: democratization as an elite strategy to avert Mexico's indigenous insurgency.
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