Cultures Of Politics/politics Of Cultures: Revisioning Latin American Social Movements, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Cultures Of Politics/politics Of Cultures

Revisioning Latin American Social Movements, 1st Edition

By Sonia E Alvarez, Evelyn Dagnino, Arturo Escobar


475 pages

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments -- Cultures of Politics Politics of Cultures -- About the Editors and Contributors -- Introduction: The Cultural and the Political in Latin American Social Movements -- The Cultural Politics of Citizenship, Democracy, and the State -- Culture, Citizenship, and Democracy: Changing Discourses and Practices of the Latin American Left -- Social Rights: Conflicts and Negotiations in Contemporary Brazil -- New Subjects of Rights? Women’s Movements and the Construction of Citizenship in the “New Democracies” -- The Explosion of Experience: The Emergence of a New Ethical-Political Principle in Popular Movements in Porto Alegre, Brazil -- The Cultural Politics of Ethnicity, Race, and Gender -- Ambiguity and Contradiction in a Radical Popular Movement -- Indigenous Movements as a Challenge to the Unified Social Movement Paradigm for Guatemala -- The Process of Black Community Organizing in the Southern Pacific Coast Region of Colombia -- Black Movements and the “Politics of Identity” in Brazil -- Beyond the Domestic and the Public: Colonas Participation in Urban Movements in Mexico City -- Defrocking the Vatican: Feminism’s Secular Project -- Globalization, Transnationalism, and Civil Society -- Latin American Feminisms “Go Global”: Trends of the 1990s and Challenges for the New Millennium -- Cybercultural Politics: Political Activism at a Distance in a Transnational World -- The Globalization of Culture and the New Civil Society -- Rethinking the Spatialities of Social Movements: Questions of (B)orders, Culture, and Politics in Global Times -- Theoretical and Methodological Reflections on the Cultural and the Political in Latin American Social Movements -- Toward a Culture of Participation and Citizenship: Challenges for a More Equitable World -- Final Comments: Challenges to Cultural Studies in Latin America -- Third World or Planetary Conflicts? -- Where To? What Next?

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