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Cutting The Wire: The Story of the Landless Movement in Brazil

By: Branford, Sue

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781899365517

ISBN: 1899365516

Condition: USED


Summary: Access to land is one of the key issues for developing countries - and Brazil has one of the most inequitable land distributions in the world, with vast tracts of land held by often absentee landowners. Meanwhile thousands of peasants live in marginal lands in cities and rural areas. The Brazilian Landless Workers' Movement (MST) has proved a huge success with the disenfranchised rural and urban poor in Brazil - becoming one of the largest social movements in the world. Cutting the Wire is the first account in English of the origins, history and current challenges faced by Brazil's po... View more info