The Politics of Autonomy in Latin America : The Art of Organising Hope

By: Dinerstein, Ana CeciliaMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandNon-Governmental Public Action: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: 1 online resource (313 p.)ISBN: 9781137316011Subject(s): Autonomy (Philosophy) -- Latin America | Hope -- Political aspects -- Latin America | Hope -- Social aspects -- Latin America | Indigenous peoples -- Latin America -- Politics and government | Latin America -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements | Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980- | Latin America -- Social conditions --1982- | Political participation -- Latin America | Social movements -- Latin AmericaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Politics of Autonomy in Latin America : The Art of Organising HopeDDC classification: 320.09809/04 | 320.0980904 LOC classification: F1414.3 .D56 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half-Title ; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations and Acronyms; 1 Embracing the Other Side: An Introduction; Part I Theorising Autonomy; 2 Meanings of Autonomy: Trajectories, Modes, Differences; 3 Autonomy in the Key of Hope: Understanding Prefiguration; Part II Navigating Autonomy; 4 Organising Negation: Neoliberal Hopelessness, Insurgent Hope (Mexico); 5 Shaping Concrete Utopia: Urban Experiments (Argentina); 6 Contesting Translation: Indigenous-Popular Movements (Bolivia)
7 Venturing beyond the Wire: The Sem Terra's Dream (Brazil)Part III Rethinking Autonomy; 8 Confronting Value with Hope: Towards a Prefigurative Critique of Political Economy; 9 Living in Blochian Times: Opening Remarks; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: <p >The author contests older concepts of autonomy as either revolutionary or ineffective vis-à-vis the state. Looking at four prominent Latin American movements, she defines autonomy as 'the art of organising hope': a tool for indigenous and non-indigenous movements to prefigure alternative realities at a time when utopia can be no longer objected.
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Cover; Half-Title ; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations and Acronyms; 1 Embracing the Other Side: An Introduction; Part I Theorising Autonomy; 2 Meanings of Autonomy: Trajectories, Modes, Differences; 3 Autonomy in the Key of Hope: Understanding Prefiguration; Part II Navigating Autonomy; 4 Organising Negation: Neoliberal Hopelessness, Insurgent Hope (Mexico); 5 Shaping Concrete Utopia: Urban Experiments (Argentina); 6 Contesting Translation: Indigenous-Popular Movements (Bolivia)

7 Venturing beyond the Wire: The Sem Terra's Dream (Brazil)Part III Rethinking Autonomy; 8 Confronting Value with Hope: Towards a Prefigurative Critique of Political Economy; 9 Living in Blochian Times: Opening Remarks; Notes; Bibliography; Index

<p >The author contests older concepts of autonomy as either revolutionary or ineffective vis-à-vis the state. Looking at four prominent Latin American movements, she defines autonomy as 'the art of organising hope': a tool for indigenous and non-indigenous movements to prefigure alternative realities at a time when utopia can be no longer objected.

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Ana C. Dinerstein is Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath, UK. She has published extensively on Argentine and Latin American politics, autonomy, subjectivity, labour, social and indigenous movements, emancipatory struggles and the politics of policy. Her main publications include The Labour Debate (2002), La Ruta de los Piqueteros. Luchas y Legados (2010) and La política de la Esperanza en America Latina (2013).

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