The Political Empowerment of the Cocaleros of Bolivia and Peru

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  • Ursula Durand Ochoa

Part of the Studies of the Americas book series (STAM)

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This book offers a comparative analysis of the distinct experiences of the Peruvian and Bolivian cocaleros as political actors. In doing so, it illustrates how coca, an internationally criminalzsed good, affected the path and outcome of cocalero political empowerment in each case.


Coca cocalero Peru Bolivia identity ethnicity contentious politics contention social movements Evo Morales Comparative analysis democracy empowerment transformation

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