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The Politics of Exile in Latin America

The Politics of Exile in Latin America

by Mario Sznajder, Luis Roniger
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ISBN-13: 9780521517355
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/31/2009
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Mario Sznajder holds the Leon Blum Chair in Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is also Research Fellow at the Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace. Among his works are the books The Birth of Fascist Ideology (with Zeev Sternhell and Maia Asheri), Constructing Collective Identities and Shaping Public Spheres: Latin American Paths (co-edited with Luis Roniger), and The Legacy of Human Rights Violations in the Southern Cone: Argentina, Chile and Uruguay (with Luis Roniger). He has also published numerous articles on fascism, democracy, and human rights.

Luis Roniger is Reynolds Professor of Latin American Studies and Politics at Wake Forest University. Roniger's publications include books such as Patrons, Clients and Friends (with Shmuel N. Eisenstadt), Hierarchy and Trust in Modern Mexico and Brazil, The Legacy of Human Rights Violations in the Southern Cone (with Mario Sznajder), The Collective and the Public in Latin America (co-edited with Tamar Herzog), Globality and Multiple Modernities (co-edited with Carlos Waisman), and Transnationalism in Central America.

Table of Contents

1. Defining the Exilic Condition; 2. Forceful Displacement, the Construction of Collective Identities and State Formation; 3. The Format of Exile; 4. Sites of Exile; 5. Widening Exclusion and the Four-Tiered Structure of Exile; 6. Exile Communities, Activism and Politics; 7. Presidents in Exile; 8. Is Return the End of Exile?

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