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Convivial Constellations in Latin America: From Colonial to Contemporary Times

Convivial Constellations in Latin America: From Colonial to Contemporary Times

1st Edition

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Luciane Scarato, Fernando Baldraia, Maya Manzi
July 31, 2020

Drawing on diverse theoretical perspectives on conviviality, this volume considers the ways in which Latin America, a continent marked by deep inequalities, has managed to afford, create, sustain, and contest forms of living together with difference across time and space. Interdisciplinary in...

A Port in Global Capitalism: Unveiling Entangled Accumulation in Rio de Janeiro

A Port in Global Capitalism: Unveiling Entangled Accumulation in Rio de Janeiro

1st Edition

Sérgio Costa, Guilherme Leite Gonçalves
October 30, 2019

Through a study of the port district of Rio de Janeiro and its history, from its emergence as a major slave market to its modern-day incarnation as a hub of tourism, real estate and financial speculation, this book examines the different dimensions of the manner in which capitalism expands its...

Social Mobilization, Global Capitalism and Struggles over Food: A Comparative Study of Social Movements

Social Mobilization, Global Capitalism and Struggles over Food: A Comparative Study of Social Movements

1st Edition

Renata Motta
August 14, 2018

This book explores the transformation of Brazil and Argentina into two of the world’s largest producers of genetically modified (GM) crops. Systematically comparing their stories in order to explain their paths, differences, ruptures and changes, the author reveals that the emergence of the two...

Global Entangled Inequalities: Conceptual Debates and Evidence from Latin America

Global Entangled Inequalities: Conceptual Debates and Evidence from Latin America

1st Edition

Elizabeth Jelin, Renata Motta, Sérgio Costa
November 10, 2017

This book presents studies from across Latin America to take up the challenge of exploring the plurality of social inequalities from a global perspective. Accordingly, it identifies the structural forces of social inequalities on a world scale as they shape asymmetries observed in a wide array of...

Reducing Inequality in Latin America: The Role of Tax Policy

Reducing Inequality in Latin America: The Role of Tax Policy

1st Edition

María Fernanda Valdés Valencia
September 12, 2016

This book examines the role of tax policy in the incidence of socio-economic inequality. With a focus on Latin American, the author demonstrates that while inequality has decreased remarkably in the last decade – during the very period in which inequality was increasing almost everywhere else in...

A Moment of Equality for Latin America?: Challenges for Redistribution

A Moment of Equality for Latin America?: Challenges for Redistribution

1st Edition

Barbara Fritz, Lena Lavinas
September 28, 2015

Unlike other regions around the world, several Latin American countries have managed to reduce income inequality over the last decade. Higher growth rates and growing employment, but also innovative wage policies and social programs, have contributed to reducing poverty and narrow income...

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