Reshaping the political arena in Latin America : from resisting Neoliberalism to the second incorporation
Title: Reshaping the political arena in Latin America : from resisting Neoliberalism to the second incorporation
Citation: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018, Latin American Series
Neoliberalism changed the face of Latin America and left average citizens struggling to cope in many ways. Popular sectors were especially hard hit as wages declined and unemployment increased. The backlash to neoliberalism in the form of popular protest and electoral mobilization opened space for leftist governments to emerge. The turn to left governments raised popular expectations for a second wave of incorporation. Although a growing literature has analyzed many aspects of left governments, there is no study of how the redefinition of the organized popular sectors, their allies, and their struggles have reshaped the political arena to include their interests--until now. This volume examines the role played in the second wave of incorporation by political parties, trade unions, and social movements in five cases: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, and Venezuela. The cases shed new light on a subject critical to understanding the change in the distribution of political power related to popular sectors and their interests--a key issue in the study of postneoliberalism.
Table of Contents:
-- Acknowledgments xi -- Chapter 1. Introduction: Reshaping the Political Arena in Latin America 3, Federico M. Rossi and Eduardo Silva -- Part I: Social Movements -- Chapter 2. Introduction to Part I: Social Movements and the Second Wave of (Territorial) Incorporation in Latin America 23, Federico M. Rossi -- Chapter 3. Social Movements and the Second Incorporation in Bolivia and Ecuador 32, Eduardo Silva -- Chapter 4. The Incorporation of Popular Sectors and Social Movements in Venezuelan Twenty-First-Century Socialism 60, María Pilar García-Guadilla -- Chapter 5. Social Movements, the New “Social Question,” and the Second Incorporation of the Popular Sectors in Argentina and Brazil 78, Federico M. Rossi -- Part II: Trade Unions -- Chapter 6. Introduction to Part II: Labor Unions in Latin America: Incorporation and Reincorporation under the New Left 115, Ruth Berins Collier -- Chapter 7. Socialism without Workers? Trade Unions and the New Left in Bolivia and Ecuador 129, Jorge León Trujillo and Susan Spronk -- Chapter 8. Conflicting Currents within the Pro-Chávez Labor Movement and the Dynamics of Decision Making 157, Steve Ellner -- Chapter 9. The Labor Movement and the Erosion of Neoliberal Hegemony: Brazil and Argentina 179, Julián Gindin and Adalberto Cardoso -- Part III: Political Parties -- Chapter 10. Introduction to Part III: Political Parties in Latin America’s Second Wave of Incorporation 211, Kenneth M. Roberts -- Chapter 11. From Movements to Governments: Comparing Bolivia’s MAS, and Ecuador’s PAIS 222, Catherine Conaghan -- Chapter 12. The Second Wave of Incorporation and Political Parties in the Venezuelan Petrostate 251, Daniel Hellinger -- Chapter 13. The Politics of Incorporation: Party Systems, Political Leaders,, and the State in Argentina and Brazil 275, Pierre Ostiguy and Aaron Schneider -- Chapter 14. Conclusion: Reflections on the Second Wave of Popular Incorporation for a Post-Neoliberal Era 309, Eduardo Silva -- Notes 325 -- References 337 -- About the Contributors 373 -- Index 379
Earlier different version: http://hdl.handle.net/1814/18407
Version: Is based on the author's (Rossi) EUI PhD thesis, 2011