“This is truly a gem for those interested in contentious politics in the Americas and beyond”
JAVIER AUYERO, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
“A superb analysis of the micro-dynamics of reincorporation struggles”
FEDERICO ROSSI, UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE SAN MARTÍN
“Brings together seamlessly theory and rich ethnographic data”
NEIL GROSS, COLBY COLLEGE
Based on multi-year ethnographic fieldwork on the Unemployed Workers’ Movement in Argentina (also known as the piqueteros), Proletarian Lives provides a case study of how workers affected by job loss protect their traditional forms of life by engaging in progressive grassroots mobilization.