Cultures of Politics/Politics of Cultures: Re-Visioning Latin American Social Movements

Synopsis

Investigating the complex interrelations between culture & politics in a wide range of social movements in Latin America, this book focuses on the cultural politics enacted by social movements as they struggle for new visions & practices of citizenship, democracy, social relations, & development. The volume explores the potential of these cultural politics for fostering alternative political cultures & social transformations. Theoretical & empirical chapters assess & build upon novel conceptions of culture & politics in a variety of disciplines & fields-particularly anthropology, political science, sociology, feminist theory, & cultural studies.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Evelina Dagnino
  • Maria Celia Paoli
  • Verónica Schild
  • Sérgio Gregorio Baierle
  • Jeffrey Rubin
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Boulder, CO
Publication year:
  • 1998