Eduardo Canel

Associate Professor, Department of Social Science, York University
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Professor Canel's research focuses on the role that social movements, community organizations and NGOs play in shaping or resisting development agendas through contentious strategies and/or through partnerships with institutional actors. He is currently working on the growth of socio-environmental conflicts arising from the intensification of resource extraction promoted by the new development agendas of leftist governments in Latin America (neo-developmentalism and new extractivism).

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Interest: Latin America

Keywords: State-Civil society, social movements, participatory democracy