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Public intellectuals in contemporary Latin America

Public intellectuals in contemporary Latin America

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Published by University of Colima, Aalborg University in Colima, Col., México, Aalborg East, Denmark .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intellectuals -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century,
  • Intellectuals -- Latin America -- History -- 21st century,
  • Latin America -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
  • Latin America -- Intellectual life -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Avital H. Bloch, Rogelio de la Mora and Hugo Cancino.
    ContributionsBloch, Avital H., Mora V., Rogelio de la., Cancino Troncoso, Hugo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1408.3 .P83 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23914803M
    ISBN 109709535706
    ISBN 109789709535709
    LC Control Number2009476232

    The contemporary analysis of Latin America has focused on the rise of the left-of-centre governments since , but with the ‘pink tide’ now waning greater explanatory role needs to be given Author: Ronaldo Munck.   The public intellectual, incarnated as access journalist, policy wonk and, after 9/11, laptop warrior for liberalism and democracy, has finally, absurdly, become an “expert” on terrorism.

      Anna Julia Cooper, one of the first African-American women to earn a doctorate, and author of the most important early black feminist text, A Voice From the Author: Imani Perry. The book also explores new avenues for analyzing a novel phenome-non in Latin America, the establishment of the academic profession. In doing so, Brunner and Flisfisch provide a vivid analysis of the struggles among competing groups of intellectuals that mirror the interests of various political parties. Their analysis also reveals that these.

    Image Credit: Faith (Steff CC)Last month, June , the LSE Religion and the Public Sphere blog launched, exploring the place and role of religion in British public life today. To celebrate the launch, the blog’s Editor Esther Kersley has brought together 8 must-read books on the topic, ranging from philosophical debates on religion, secularism and the public sphere to detailed accounts. Contemporary Dialogues. Neoliberalism, Education, Terrorism: Contemporary Dialogues is a collaborative effort among four established public intellectuals who deeply care about the future of education in America and who are concerned about the dangerous effects of neoliberalism on American society and culture. It aims to provide a clear, concise.


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