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A Post-Neoliberal Era in Latin America?

Revisiting Cultural Paradigms

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Abstract

The failure of a number of programmes and ongoing conflicts between neoliberal and post-neoliberal forces have resulted in growing social instability in Latin America. This book examines cultural responses to this instability. It looks at a wide range of cultural forms, such as literature, underground cinema, street fairs and self-help books to explore how Latin Americans construct subjectivities, build communities and make meaning in their everyday lives during a profound crisis of the social. In this context, the book emphasises the role which neoliberal and post-neoliberal narratives of self and social relationships may come to play in popular culture and everyday experience.

Keywords

Sociology

Languages

English

Publisher

Bristol University Press

ISBN

9781447343943, 9781529208184

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