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The Politics of Political Science: Re-Inscribing Latin American Experiences
Latin America has traditionally been both a politically lively space with strong left-wing forces and a privileged site for radical thinking. Indeed, during the 1950s and 1960s, Marxism was very influential in the social ...
Development, Capitalists and Extractive Rent: Class Struggles in Venezuela and Ecuador
Through a relational class perspective, this dissertation compares the evolution of the development models in Venezuela and Ecuador since the 1970s to better understand the significance of the recent turn to the left. Based ...
Post-Capitalist Struggles in 21st Century Latin America: Cooperation, Democracy and State Power
This dissertation develops the concept of post-capitalist struggles. This concept highlights how a post-capitalist future is a recurring moment within the capitalist present and can be developed through struggles that ...
The State and the Making of Capitalist Modernity in Chile
This dissertation provides a reinterpretation of Chilean history via an analysis of the processes of state and class formation in the construction of capitalist modernity. Coventional periodizations divide Chilean history ...
Within and Against the Market: The Guatemalan Campesino Movement under Neoliberal Peace
The Guatemalan campesino social movement, based in mostly indigenous small and landless farmers, has organized for agrarian reform since the 1970s. This dissertation explores the movement since the end of the Guatemalan ...
Capoeira and Hip Hop in North East Brazil: Resistance to Inequality
In my MA thesis I argue that engagement in Capoeira and Hip Hop by Afro-Indigenous youth and community members in NorthEast Brazil ruptures their historically unequal status and enacts collective social change. My thesis ...