Saturday, December 23, 2006

Impasse in Bolivia: Neoliberal Hegemony and Popular Resistance


Linda Farthing & Ben Kohl explore the tensions between markets, democracy, neoliberalism, state restructuring and citizenship. In this regard, the balance of citizen rights has been shifted away from providing citizens with social rights to privileging the property rights of private, mostly transnational, firms.

Bolivian Stalemate throws light on the reasons and processes behind the rising opposition in country after country in Latin America to the currently fashionable, internationally prescribed economic development strategy of neoliberalism.



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