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Gustavo Esteva is a grassroots activist and deprofessionalized intellectual. He works independently and in conjunction with Mexican, Latin American and international grassroots organizations and networks. He was an advisor to the Zapatistas. In 2003 he launched an effort of cultural regeneration, currently involving more than 400 communities, of 10 Indigenous peoples in Chiapas and Oaxaca in Southern Mexico. He lives in a small Indigenous village in Oaxaca.

He has authored, coauthored or edited more than 30 books and published more than 500 essays. His recent books include, with M.S. Prakash, Grassroots Postmodernism: Remaking the Soil of Cultures (Zed Books, 1998) and Escaping Education: Living as Learning at the Grassroots (Lang Publishers, 1998). Readers interested in his work on Zapatistas might also like to consult his Celebration of Zapatismo, which is available in the Dissenting Knowledges Pamphlet Series, also an enterprise of Multiversity

People's Power and Coalitions of Discontents

Desperately Seeking Marcos

Zapatistas and People's Power

Zapatismo: A Feminine Movement



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