By Jacqueline Adams
Written as a e-book for undergraduate scholars in addition to students, Surviving Dictatorship is a piece of visible sociology and oral historical past, and a case research that communicates the lived adventure of poverty, repression, and resistance in an authoritarian society: Pinochet’s Chile.
It specializes in shantytown girls, studying how they sign up for teams to deal with exacerbated impoverishment and certain repression, and the way this leads them into very diversified kinds of resistance geared toward self-protection, community-building, and mounting an offensive. Drawing on a visible database of shantytown photos, paintings, posters, flyers, and announcements, in addition to on interviews, photograph elicitation, and archival examine, the publication is an instance of the way a number of tools could be effectively hired to check dictatorship from the viewpoint of a few of the least strong participants of society. it's excellent for classes in social inequalities, poverty, race/class/gender, political sociology, worldwide reviews, city experiences, women’s experiences, human rights, oral historical past, and qualitative methods.
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