Latin America After Neoliberal Debacle

Latin America After Neoliberal Debacle

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by Ximena de la Barra
     
 

Latin America after the Neoliberal Debacle looks at the sharply declining legitimacy of liberal democracies in the region and the new array of popular forces working for social transformation. In particular, the authors analyze the failure of neoliberal policies and the growing demand for expanding participatory democracy and achieving more genuine regional

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Latin America after the Neoliberal Debacle looks at the sharply declining legitimacy of liberal democracies in the region and the new array of popular forces working for social transformation. In particular, the authors analyze the failure of neoliberal policies and the growing demand for expanding participatory democracy and achieving more genuine regional cooperation. This interdisciplinary study will be useful for students, scholars, and general readers concerned with how past and present policies shape the future of this important region of the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900742566063
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Edition description:
NE

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations

Foreword Judith Blau Blau, Judith

Introduction

Pt. I Neoliberal Crises and the Declining Legitimacy of Representative Democracy

1 Fragilities of Representative Democracy in the Washington Consensus Era

2 The Triple Debt of Neoliberal Globalization

Pt. II Social Movements and Renewed Demands for Social Transformation

3 Social Movements Take the Offensive

4 The Reemergence of an Emancipatory Agenda

5 Challenging the Existing Legality

Pt. III Twenty-first Century Strategies for Sovereignty and Regional Transformation

6 Challenging the Financial Trap under Neoliberal Globalization

7 Interventionism and the Military Trap

8 Challenging Neoliberal Ideology and Latin America's "One-Dimensional Thought"

9 Regional Integration and the Emancipatory Agenda Afterword: What's "Left" after Neoliberalism?

References

Index

List of Authorities

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