1st Edition

Ideology and Social Change in Latin America





ISBN 9780415848282
Published October 31, 2013 by Routledge
314 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1977, this reissue contains original articles by contemporary leading scholars in the field of Latin American politics on a range of topics including: working class organisation, populism and US labour imperialism. It will be of interest to anthropologists, students of political science and specialists in Latin American studies.

Table of Contents

Part I: Emergence of Worker Consciousness  1. Cultural Dependence and the Sociology of Knowledge: The Latin American Case  2. The Andean Rural Proletarians  3. US and Latin American Labour: The Dynamics of Imperialist Control  4. Parliamentary Socialism and Workers’ Consciousness in Chile  Part II: Ideologies and the Mobilisation of Power  5. Myth and Ideology in the Andean Highlands  6. "Low Classness" or Wavering Populism?  7. A Peasant Movement in Bolivia (1952-1953)  8. Conduct and Code: An Analysis of Market Syndicates and Social Revolution in La Paz, Bolivia  9. Ideology and Social Change in Columbia  10. Populism and Political Control of the Working Class in Brazil  11. Economic Organisation and Social Conscience: Some Dillemmas of Cuban Socialism  12. Oppression by any Other Name  13. Power in Search of Legitimacy in Guatemala

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