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The political economy of space in the Americas : the new Pax Americana / Alejandra Roncallo.

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Author/Creator:
Roncallo, Alejandra.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2014
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2014.
Format:
  • Book
  • xix, 207 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [179]-199) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Weaving the Americas together : the four "stages" of a new Darwinian tale
  • The 1980s : development as "free markets", the demolition of the old and the rise of the new
  • The 1990s : development as "good governance" and the consolidation of hegemony
  • The new millennium : development as "poverty reduction" and the commodification of livelihood
  • Obama, "change" and the disembedding of security in Latin America : the tension between polyarchy and democracy
  • Part II. Transnational mining corporations : searching for "El Dorado" at the turn of the millennium : the Bolivian case
  • The Amayapampa and Capasirca gold mines : double movement and state repression
  • Multilateralism, population displacement and resettlement in San Cristóbal silver mines
  • President Evo Morales' pachakutik : re-founding Bolivia as an indigenous nation
  • Conclusion.
Series:
Routledge advances in international political economy ; 20.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780415671545
041567154X

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