Beyond neoliberalism in Latin America? : societies and politics at the crossroads / edited by John Burdick, Philip Oxhorn, and Kenneth M. Roberts

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Subjects: Neoliberalism--Latin America
Latin America--Politics and government--21st century
Latin America--Economic conditions--21st century
Latin America--Social conditions--21st century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
Series: Studies of the Americas
Studies of the Americas
LC Classification: F
Table of Contents: List of Figures and Tables
Preface / John Burdick
1. Beyond Neoliberalism: Popular Responses to Social Change in Latin America / Kenneth M. Roberts 1
Pt. I. Electoral Politics
2. The Chilean Left: Socialist and Neoliberal / Patricio Navia 17
3. Neoliberalism and the Left: National Challenges, Local Responses, and Global Alternatives / Benjamin Goldfrank 43
Pt. II. Identity Politics
4. Decades Lost and Won: Indigenous Movements and Multicultural Neoliberalism in the Andes / Jose Antonio Lucero 63
5. The Cristo del Gran Poder and the T''inku: Neoliberalism and the Roots of Indigenous Movements in Bolivia / Hans Buechler 83
6. Ethnoracial Identity, Multiculturalism, and Neoliberalism in the Brazilian Northeast / Jan Hoffman French 101
Pt. III. Environmental Governance
7. Digging Out from Neoliberalism: Responses to Environmental (Mis)governance of the Mining Sector in Latin America / Keith Slack 117
8. Assessing the Limits ofNeoliberal Environmental Governance in Bolivia / Thomas Perreault 135
9. Nature under Neoliberalism and Beyond: Community-Based Resource Management, Environmental Conservation, and Farmer-and-Food Movements in Bolivia, 1985-Present / Karl S. Zimmerer 157
Pt. IV. Transnational Migration
10. Neoliberal Reform and Migrant Remittances: Symptom or Solution? / Katrina Burqess 177
11. Nothing (Entirely) New under the Sun: Developmentalism and Neoliberalism in Nicaragua / Margarita Cervantes-Rodriguez 197
Pt. V. Conclusion
12. Beyond Neoliberalism? Latin America's New Crossroads / Philip Oxhorn 217
References 235
Index 261
Additional Authors: Burdick, John, 1959-
Oxhorn, Philip
Roberts, Kenneth M., 1958-
Notes: LCCN: 2008029180
ISBN: 9780230611795
ISBN: 0230611796
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-258) and index
While the neoliberal model continues to dominate economic and political life in Latin America, people throughout the region have begun to strategize about how to move beyond this model. This text investigates how Latin Americans are struggling to articulate a future in which neoliberalism is reconfigured
Physical Description: x, 277 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 233283754
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230611795

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