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The Latin American subaltern studies reader

Author: Ileana Rodriguez
Publisher: Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2001.
Series: Latin America otherwise
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Argues for the saliency of the category of the subaltern over that of class. Aiming to provide a radical critique of elite culture and of liberal, bourgeois, and modern epistemologies and projects,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ileana Rodriguez
ISBN: 0822327015 9780822327011 0822327120 9780822327127
OCLC Number: 875710814
Description: XII, 459 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Ileana Rodriguez 1I. Convergences of Times: Subaltern Studies C South Asia/Latin America, Modern/Postmodern Subaltern Studies: Projects for Our Time and Their Convergence / Ranajit Guha 35The Im/possibility of Politics? Subalternity, Modernity, Hegemony / John Beverley 47Solidarity as Event: Communism as Personal Practice, and Disencounters in the Politics of Desire / Maria Milagros Lopez 64A Storm Blowing from Paradise: Negative Globality and Critical Regionalism / Alberto Moreiras 81II. Indigenous Peoples and the Coloniality of Power Rigoberta Menchu After the Nobel: From Militant Narrative to Postmodern Politics / Marc Zimmerman 111No Perfect World: Aboriginal Communities' Contemporary Resource Rights / Patricia Seed 129Historiography on the Ground: The Toledo Circle and Guaman Poma / Sara Castro-Klaren 143III. Subject Positions: Dominant and Subaltern Intellectuals? Slaps and Embraces: A Rhetoric of Particularism / Doris Sommer 175Beyond Representation? The Impossibility of the Local (Notes on Subaltern Studies in Light of a Rebellion in Tepoztlan, Morelos) / Jose Rabasa 191Questions of Strategy as an Abstract Minimum: Subalternity and Us / Abdul Karim Mustapha 211IV. Ungovernability: Authoritarian and Democratic Hegemonies From Glory to Menace II Society: African-American Subalternity and the Ungovernability of the Democratic Impulse Under Super Capitalist Orders / Robert Carr 227Twenty Preliminary Propositions for a Critical History of International Statecraft in Haiti / Michael Clark 241Death in the Andes: Ungovernability and the Birth of Tragedy in Peru / Gareth Williams 260Outside In and Inside Out: Visualizing Society in Bolivia / Javier Sanjines C. 288V. Citizenship: Resistance, Transgression, Disobedience The Teaching Machine for the Wild Citizen / Beatriz Gonzalez Stephan 313Apprenticeship as Citizenship and Governability / Ileana Rodriguez 341The Architectural Relationship between Gender, Race, and the Bolivian State / Marcia Stephenson 367Gender, Citizenship, and Social Protest: The New Social Movements in Argentina / Marcelo Bergman and Monica Szurmuk 383Who's the Indian in Aztlan? Re-Writing Mestizaje, Indianism, and Chicanismo from the Lacandon / Josefina Saldana-Portillo 402Coloniality of Power and Subalternity / Walter D. Mignolo 424Contributors 445Index 449
Series Title: Latin America otherwise
Responsibility: edited by Ileana Rodríguez.


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