Jeffrey W. Rubin’s Publications

Selected Articles, Book Chapters, and Book Reviews

Review of The Union of Their Dreams:  Power, Hope, and Struggle in Cesar Chavez’s United Farm Workers Movement, by Miram Pawel, Dissent, Spring 2010.

“Paradox and Persistence: Brazilian Women’s Fight for Rights in Politics and at Home” (coauthored with Emma Sokoloff-Rubin), Journal of Peasant Studies, Vol. 36, No. 2, April 2009

“In the Streets or in the Institutions?” Latin American Studies Association Forum, Winter 2006. Appears also in Portuguese in João Carlos Tedesco and Elenice Pastore, eds., Ciências socias, temas contemporâneos: Trabalho e movimentos Sociais, Editora Universidade de Passo Fundo, 2007.

“Can Democracy Take on Empire in Lula’s Brazil?” in Fred Rosen, Ed., Empire and Dissent: The United States and Latin America, Duke University Press, 2008.

“Meanings and Mobilizations: A Cultural Politics Approach to Social Movements and States.” Latin American Research Review, Volume 39, No. 3, Fall 2004, 106-142.

“The State as Subject,” Political Power and Social Theory, Volume 15, 2002, pp. 107-131.

“From Che to Marcos: The Changing Grassroots Left in Latin America,” Dissent, Summer 2002, pp. 39-47. Appears also in Italian in Lettera Internazionale 76, 2nd trimestre 2003.

Selected Op-Ed Pieces

“The Roots of Brazil’s Success,” The Huffington Post, November 2, 2010

“Brazil’s Democracy Takes a Chance,” New York Times, October 23, 2002

Reimagining Latin American Democracy