Dr. Wilder Robles
Associate Professor and Chair, PhD (University of Guelph, 2007)
Office: Clark Hall 007
- Peasant Movements
- Agrarian Reform and Food Security/Sovereignty
- Sustainable Rural Development
- Research Methods
- Rural Sustainability
- Economic Development
- Rural and Community Studies Seminar
Robles, Wilder and Henry Veltmeyer (2015, in press). The politics of Agrarian Reform and Co-operativism: The Landless Rural Workers Movement of Brazil. Palgrave-Macmillan.
Robles, Wilder (2013). “Forging the Culture of Co-operation and Resistance: The Co-operative Experience of the Landless Rural Worker Movement”. Journal of Agrarian Change (under review).
Co-Author with Jorge Nef (Guest Editors), “Canada’s Role in Afghanistan Dilemmas of the 3D’s Approach: Is Defense, Diplomacy and Development Working?”
Development Forum, Spring 2008, V1 Issue 1, pp. 1-5.
Robles, Wilder (2007). “Farewell to the Washington Consensus.” NERA Notes, March 7, 2007, pp. 1-5.
Robles, Wilder (2001). “The Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) in Brazil: An Introduction.” The Journal of Peasant Studies, Vol.28, pp. 146-152.
Robles, Wilder (2001). “Fundamental Principles for the Social and Economic transformation of Rural Brazil: A Manifesto by the MST.” Translator. The Journal of Peasant Studies, Vol.28, January 2001, pp. 153-161.
Robles, Wilder (2000). “Beyond the Politics of Protest: The Landless Rural Workers Movement of Brazil.” Canadian Journal of Development Studies. Vol. XXI, No. 3, pp. 657-691.
Co-author with Jorge Nef, “Globalization, Neoliberalism and the State of Underdevelopment in the New Periphery”. Journal of Developing Societies. Winter 2000, Vol. 1.
Robles, Wilder (Forthcoming December 2014). “Non-Violent Resistance: The Landless Rural Workers Movement of Brazil,” in N. Yu and D. Mandell (Eds.), Subversive Social Action: Extra-legal and Illegal Action for Social Justice. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.
Robles, Wilder (2010). “Movimento Sem Terra”, in Barney Warf (ed.) Encyclopedia of Geography. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, pp. 1948-1951.
Robles, Wilder (2008). “Liberation Theology, Christian Base Communities, and Solidarity Movements: A Historical Reflection,” in Richard Harris and Jorge Nef 3(eds.), Capital, Power and Inequality in Latin America. New York: Rowman and Littlefield Publisher.
Nef, Jorge and Wilder Robles (1998), “Environmental Issues, Politics and Administration in Latin America,” in Joseph G. Jabbra and Onkar P. Dwivedi (eds.), Government Response to Environmental Challenges in Global Perspective. Washington D.C.: IOS Press, pp. 43-62.
Academic and Community Service
2005-2008 Board member and Conference Chair, Canadian Association for the Studies of International Development (CASID).
2003-4 President, Spence Neighborhood Association (SNA), Winnipeg, Manitoba.
2001-2002 Board Member, Spence Neighborhood Association (SNA).
2008-2012 International Development Adviser, Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CCODP).