Databases \ Public Life in Contemporary Argentina


Articles and documents on some of the most significant social and political movements in Argentina from 2000 to 2003.

Covers material on: the demonstrations (cacerolazos) that took place in Buenos Aires in December 2001, and which led President Fernando de la Rua to resign from office; the emergence and spread of neighbourhood assemblies throughout the country that occurred between late December 2001 and early October 2003; and the development between December 2001 and October 2003 of a nationwide network of depositors whose savings and cheque accounts were frozen by bank officials.

Also contains information on the unemployed strikers' movement (piqueteros) with coverage from January 2000 to December 2003 and a variety of movements including urban gardening; bartering networks; worker-owned factories; and Social Dialogue.


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