The Emergence of Insurgency in El Salvador: Ideology and Political Will

The Emergence of Insurgency in El Salvador: Ideology and Political Will

by Yvon Grenier

Paperback(1st ed. 1999)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349148356
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Series: International Political Economy Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 1999
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

YVON GRENIER is Associate Professor of Political Science at St. Francis Xavier University, in Nova Scotia, former editor of the Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and author of many publications, including Guerre et Pouvoir au Salvador (1994).

Table of Contents

Foreword by Mitchell A. Seligson List of Acronyms List of Tables, Figure and Map Introduction CHAPTER 1: CHALLENGING THE DOMINANT PARADIGM Insurgency and Internal war The World of Ideologies Ideologies and the Sequences of Internal War New Propositions on the Etiology of Internal War CHAPTER 2: FROM CAUSES TO 'CAUSERS' The Insurgents The Dominant and General Passions The Ideology of LA Realidad CHAPTER 3: REVOLUTION WITHIN THE REVOLUTION The FMLN A Leninist Vanguard The Clash with LA Realidad The Siren Song of Election CHAPTER 4: THE UNIVERSITY VANGUARD The National University of El Salvador: In the State Orbit Exacerbating the Contradictions Vanguardism The Radical Left in Power CHAPTER 5: THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, SOCIAL CHANGE AND INSURRECTION Mobilizing the People Vanguardism The Central American University 'José Simeón Cañas' Conclusion Selected Bibliography Index

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