By Elisabeth Jean Wood
Elisabeth Wood's account of rebel collective motion in El Salvador relies on oral histories accumulated from peasants who supported the insurgency and people who didn't, in addition to on interviews with army commanders from either side. She explains how common aid between rural humans for the leftist insurgency in the course of the civil warfare in El Salvador demanding situations traditional interpretations of collective motion. those that provided tortillas, info, and different reduction to guerillas took mortal dangers and but stood to achieve not more than those that didn't.
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The FMLN won a respectable 21 out of 84 seats in the legislature. Thus insurgency forged democracy in El Salvador by laying the political and economic bases of compromise after mobilization for economic and political inclusion was met with state violence. After the 1989 offensive, even government officials recognized that the FMLN had become what I elsewhere term "an insurgent counter-elite" (Wood 2000), a group with which the government had to come to terms if the war was to end. This is the story of how the willingness of tens of thousands of poor rural residents to act together for social change, despite the high risks of doing so, led to the emergence of the FMLN as a group that had to be dealt with and thus opened the doors to democracy in El Salvador.
Together, enduring economic exclusion and the renewed political closure in the 1970s fueled political mobilization both in urban areas, where Christian Democrats had built networks among the small middle class and workers in manufacturing, and in the countryside. The new teachings of liberation theology, increasingly practiced by some Roman Catholic priests and nuns had profound consequences in some areas of the countryside, as rural poor people in small groups discussed biblical and church teachings on social justice (Chapter 4).
Bradley (1994) and Charlotte van Oyen Witvliet (1997). ). 188 on Tue Apr 19 06:54:04 BST 2016. 4 For example, in one experiment, two groups of subjects were shown films that were identical except that one version contained a violent event midway through, while the other contained a parallel but nonviolent event (Bornstein, Liebel and Scarberry 1998). The subjects shown the violent version had better recall of the middle scene than subjects shown the nonviolent version, but had less recall of what came before and after.