Contemporary Latin American Social and Political Thought

Contemporary Latin American Social and Political Thought

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Latin America has produced an impressive body of sociopolitical work, yet these important texts have never been readily available to a wider audience. This anthology offers the first serious, broad-ranging collection of English translations of significant Latin American contributions to social and political thought spanning the last forty years. IvAin MAirquez has judiciously selected narratives of resistance and liberation; ground-breaking texts in Latin American fields of inquiry such as liberation theology, philosophy, pedagogy, and dependency theory; and important readings in guerrilla revolution, socialist utopia, and posta€“Cold War thought, especially in the realms of democracy and civil society, alternatives to neoliberalism, and nationalism in the context of globalization. By drawing from an array of diverse sources, the book demonstrates the linkages among important tendencies in contemporary Latin America, allowing the reader to discover common threads among the selections. Highlighting the vitality, diversity, and originality of Latin American thought, this anthology will be invaluable for students and scholars across the social sciences and humanities. Contributions by: Domitila Barrios de Chungara, Leonardo Boff, Ernesto Cardenal, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Jorge G. CastaApeda, Evelina Dagnino, Hernando de Soto, Theotonio Dos Santos, Enrique D. Dussel, Enzo Faletto, Paulo Freire, Eduardo H. Galeano, Ernesto Che Guevara, Gustavo GutiAcrrez, JosAc Ignacio LA³pez Vigil, Carlos Marighella, IvAin MAirquez, Rigoberta MenchAo, Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza, Carlos Alberto Montaner, Elena Poniatowska, RaAol Prebisch, Carlos Salinas de Gotari, Roberto Mangabeira Unger, Alvaro Vargas Llosa, and Zapatista Army of National Liberation.I had to repair it and than guess how it all worked, because there was no manual or anything. The instructions ... Rafi would go out with his short wave radio, Ia#39;d put on classical music and hea#39;d check the reception. aquot;Ita#39;s buzzing over ... the customs agents asked, pointing to the walkie-talkies, which I had taken apart so that only the keypads were visible. aquot;Theya#39;re remote controls for TVs.aquot; aquot;And whata#39;s this?

Title:Contemporary Latin American Social and Political Thought
Author: Iván Márquez
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - 2008-02-08

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