Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The New Latin American Left: Utopia Reborn” as Want to Read:
The New Latin American Left: Utopia Reborn
It was widely predicted that the end of the Cold War would lead to a prolonged period of US-friendly neo-liberal hegemony in Latin America. In fact, the left has re-emerged as a serious political actor. Today, leftist or 'progressive' political forces are in government in nine Latin American nations, and social movements continue to challenge neo-liberalism in several othe ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published December 20th 2008 by Pluto Press
(first published September 28th 2008)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Well this book had specific countries that it touched on like Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil & Argentina. It was interesting to read about the transformations some of these countries have gone through, both good & bad. Unfortunately there was a certain amount of lingo/jargon that I was not familiar with so it was sometimes a bit much to follow along w/ all of it. It was not an easy read, so you really have to focus & pay attention in order to be sure you can follow what transpired. Bein ...more