Latin America's Left Turns: Politics, Policies, and Trajectories of Change

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"An extraordinary collection. This volume is a must-read for anyone interested in the current dynamics of Latin American politics."├╗Julio F. Carrion, University of Delaware" "Engages readers in a historically informed, balanced, provocative, and lively conversation about the current leftist turns in Latin America, and their futures."├╗Shannan Mattiace, Allegheny College.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588267399
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 1,303,634
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents


1 Latin America's Left Turns: A Tour d'Horizon 1

Part 1 Thinking About the Left Eric Hershberg Hershberg, Eric

2 The Left Turns: Why They Happened and How They Compare Eric Hershberg Hershberg, Eric 23

3 Many Lefts, One Path? Chavez and Lula Juan Pablo Luna Luna, Juan Pablo 41

4 Andean Left Turns: Constituent Power and Constitution Making John D. French French, John D. 61

Part 2 Politics Beyond Liberalism Kenneth E. Sharpe Sharpe, Kenneth E.

5 Venezuela Under Chavez: Beyond Liberalism Kenneth E. Sharpe Sharpe, Kenneth E. 81

6 Bolivia's MAS: Between Party and Movement Jennifer McCoy McCoy, Jennifer 101

7 Constituent Power and the Caracazo: The Exemplary Case of Venezuela Santiago Anria Anria, Santiago 127

8 Arguments About the Left: A Post-Liberal Politics? Jon Beasley-Murray Beasley-Murray, Jon 145

Part 3 Issues of Political Economy Benjamin Arditi Arditi, Benjamin

9 Inequality and the Incorporation Crisis: The Left's Social Policy Toolkit Benjamin Arditi Arditi, Benjamin 171

10 Macroeconomic Policies of the New Left: Rhetoric and Reality Fernando Filgueira Filgueira, Fernando 193

11 Foreign Investors over a Barrel: Nationalizations and Investment Policy Igor Paunovic Paunovic, Igor 209

Part 4 Conclusion Paul Alexander Haslam Haslam, Paul Alexander 233

12 Latin America's Left: The Impact of the External Environment Paul Alexander Haslam Haslam, Paul Alexander

References Eric Hershberg Hershberg, Eric 251

The Contributors Eric Hershberg Hershberg, Eric 273

Index Eric Hershberg Hershberg, Eric 275

About the Book Eric Hershberg Hershberg, Eric 289

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