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Reclaiming Latin America

Reclaiming Latin America

experiments in radical social democracy

by

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Published by Zed Books, Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan in London, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Socialism -- Latin America,
  • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Geraldine Lievesley & Steve Ludlam.
    ContributionsLievesley, Geraldine., Ludlam, Steve, 1951-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHX110.5.A6 R43 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 263 p. ;
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24099710M
    ISBN 101848131828, 1848131836, 1848131844
    ISBN 109781848131828, 9781848131835, 9781848131842
    LC Control Number2010275143

    It will certainly inspire new thoughts, responses and critical agendas to emerge. The principle of national self-determination is certainly in crisis. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability. Arrayed on the other side of the debate are those who have qualified the global restructuring in scope and substance and have pointed out its highly uneven and polarizing tendencies. The latter event is itself a continuation of the historical contradictions within 'labour internationalism', which, deriving from the centre-periphery relationship of the states-system, are marked by the persistent failure of the working class as a whole to commit to the fulfilment of national sovereignty in the periphery. And in political terms, breaking the power of landowners and transnational capital with interests in land could ultimately open the way to an alternative pattern of capital accumulation and development.

    For example, they let us know which features and sections are most popular. One chapter in Reclaiming Latin America explores social democracy within the educational, health and community programs in the country. The origins of globalization in agriculture are to be found in the following see Friedman and McMichael ; Friedmann ; McMichael ; Bernstein : a the nineteenth-century rise of tropical agro-exports from the colonies to the metropoles for mass consumption i. This does not mean that such groups should not deal with the state — this is inevitable — but that they should structure and take control of that relationship. The proponents of privatization and public-private partnerships PPPs use these trends to present the private sector as the most efficient way to provide the necessary means for implementing the SDGs.

    Some have even concluded that the lifting of barriers to capital, or otherwise the deepening of transnational social and political networks, has led to the redundancy of the state. At the end of the Cold War, and through decades of neoliberal domination and the 'Washington Consensus' it seemed that the left could do nothing but beat a ragged retreat in Latin America. If previously the proclaimed ideal of development had called for the integration of the national market on its own terms, the neoliberal reaction has demanded the integration of the national into the global, and prescribed the global as a panacea for every national ailment. The latter event is itself a continuation of the historical contradictions within 'labour internationalism', which, deriving from the centre-periphery relationship of the states-system, are marked by the persistent failure of the working class as a whole to commit to the fulfilment of national sovereignty in the periphery.


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Reclaiming Latin America book

Illegal immigration may ultimately be more threatening to the character and values of the US than any threat from radical Islamists. It is also being made available as an Ebook, and publication date is estimated as 25th May Some have even concluded that the lifting of barriers to capital, or otherwise the deepening of transnational social and political networks, has led to the redundancy of the state.

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Reclaiming the Land

Reclaiming members are encouraged to take an active part in co-creating group rituals. However, their darker side is frequently ignored in such accounts. Indeed, ICTs have actually dramatically increased inequality across the world. Gringos have their own fables, such as ultimate assimilation into a greater English-speaking society.

The general implication has been that capitalism has been fulfilling its historic destiny, that the centre-periphery inheritance has been superseded, and that the national question is itself redundant.

The results have been the intensification of socio-economic degradation, the reinforcement of the peripheral tendency to crisis, and an unprecedented degree of dependence since the end of formal imperialism.

Elizabeth, a participant in this process, reflects, "We have organized all over La Vega. However, given its focus on dismantling and resisting structures of power and domination, Reclaiming uses consensus process and non-hierarchical structure in its covens — there is no High Priest or High Priestess as there would be in an Alexandrian or Gardnerian witchcraft coven.

The same corporate strategies and fiscal and regulatory policies that led to this weakening have enabled an unprecedented accumulation of individual wealth and increasing market concentration.

Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc. Yet, as reactionary as this process has been, it is not to be equated with the supersession of national sovereignty.

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Reclaiming a Continent: Latin American Experiments in Democracy

Many of the contributors to this book write of the leftist shift with sober exuberance peppered with undeniable facts that point to Reclaiming Latin America book geopolitical sea change. In this book, we inquire into the socio-economic and political dynamics of underdevelopment in the course of neoliberal restructuring.

Among classical theorists, this historic transformation was generally seen as reducible with various caveats to the transition to capitalism in agriculture Engels ; Kautsky ; Lenin As editor Geraldine Leivesley writes, "Radical social democratic governments can support social transformation but they cannot develop, consolidate and sustain it.

Through this program, communities can organize themselves into a Consejo with a representative, then design proposals and projects.

Those two parties had run the country since when Uruguay had won independence from Spain.Dec 12,  · Reclaiming the Black Past: A New Book on the Use and Misuse of African American History. This post is part of our blog series that announces the publication of selected new books in African American History and African Diaspora Studies.

México Profundo: Reclaiming a Civilization and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Cited by: Reclaiming the Political in Latin American History is a collection that embraces a new social and cultural history of Latin America that is not divorced from politics and other arenas of power.

True to the intellectual vision of Brazilian historian Emilia Viotti da Costa, one of Latin America’s most distinguished scholars, the contributors actively revisit the political—as both a theme of historical analysis and a.

Get this from a library! Reclaiming the land: the resurgence of rural movements in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. [Sam Moyo; Paris Yeros; African Institute for Agrarian Studies.;] -- Agrarian reform in Brazil under neoliberalism: evaluation and perspectives / Lauro Mattei.

Reclaiming Public Services: This book would never have taken shape without generous contributions from co-publishers and from the authors of the various chapters.

We are also very Latin America - M’Lisa Colbert Chapter 3 The reasons not to sign trade and investment. 'In this provocative and timely book, Andrew Cumbers makes the case not only for reclaiming but also rethinking questions of public ownership.

This means going beyond those flat-footed, standardized, one-size-fits-all models that have been so thoroughly denigrated by neoliberal critics, to embrace and then work with the full spectrum of.