Social movements, violence, and change: the May Movement in Curaçao
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Publisher:The Ohio State University Press
(print) x, 175 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
PREFACE ix -- 1 SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND SOCIAL CHANGE The Riot; The May Movement as a Synthesis; Social Movements and Social Change 3 -- 2 CURACAO : HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT Population Sources; The Impact of the Refinery on Curacao; Curacao's Place Within the Kingdom of the Netherlands 24 -- 3 THE CONTEMPORARY SCENE : SOCIAL CHANGE AND THE RESPONSE TO SOCIAL STRAIN The Population Base and the Stratification System; Politics and Government; Politics and Labor; Personal Politics; The Labor Movement; The Growth of Radical Politics 46 -- 4 THE EMERGENCE OF THE MAY MOVEMENT Labor Unrest; Emergence of the May Movement-Economic Mobilization; Elaboration of the May Movementoliticization; Significance of Internal Conflict; Significance of Structural Setting 68 -- 5 THE MAY MOVEMENT AND SOCIAL CHANGE AND REFORM IN CURACAO Political Change and Reform; Economic Change and Reform; Sociocultural Change and Reform; The Societal Capacity for Reform 96 -- 6 THE MAY MOVEMENT IN THE CONTEXT OF OTHER SOCIAL MOVEMENTS The Nature of Violence and the Direction of Protest; The Importance of Labor in Social Movements in Developing Countries; The May Movement and Racial Disturbances in the United States; The May Movement and Other Western Social Movements; The Consequences of the May Movement for the Curacao of the Future 124 -- APPENDIXES A. The Agreement of Kralendijk B. Conclusions and Recommendations, May 30, 1969 : Report of the Commission for the Investigation of the Causes of the May 30, 1969 Riots in Curacao C. Data Collection 159 -- INDEX 173
Other Identifiers:OCLC #1256868 (print)
LCCN 75006769 (print)
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