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By Licia Fiol-Matta
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7346-9
... Ruth Fernández music and race Popular Democratic Party women politicians Afro-Latino ...
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By Licia Fiol-Matta
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7346-9
... Ruth Fernández music and race Popular Democratic Party women politicians Afro-Latino ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373469-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7346-9
.... Fernández countered by adopting a glamorous diva stance. Yet there is no doubt it was her voice’s powerful effect that made her into a pop music star internationally, and also the ideal symbol for the Popular Democratic Party in the 1950s and 1960s. This culminated in a career as politician, when she...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373469-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7346-9
... marvelous enlisting of the obscene in music. She turned the tables on her own sexualization, whether laudatory (as in her first career) or derisive (as in her mature career, when she received the soubriquet “the Golden Fatso,” La Gorda de Oro). Ruth Fernández music and race Popular Democratic Party...
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By Doreen Lee
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374091-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7409-1
... parties, activists outside formal politics mobilized civil society elements to prove that popular power was still on their side. The chapter reflects on the corrosive effects of political brokerage, discord, and social distance on Generation 98, effects that convey the uneven integration of democratic...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
...), but how to engage them strategically so as to leverage equality and inclusion to political ends. state civil society popular associations participatory budgeting Brazil This essay critically engages the apparent paradox of the adoption of participation by mainstream institutions. It offers...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... dictatorship and for the restoration of democracy. After the fall of the government of General Hugo Banzer Suárez, in 1978, there followed an agitated period in which three elections were annulled and the military staged various coups and countercoups. Hernán Siles Zuazo, who headed the Popular Democratic...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... Stalin now looked to cultivate alliances with imperialist powers like Britain and France against the threat of Nazi Germany. It looks at the decision of the Soviet Union to join the League of Nations, and the decision of the Communist International to develop the theory of the “Popular Front...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
.... state civil society popular associations interdependency This chapter formulates a mapping of the field of Black politics in contemporary Afro-Latin America, focusing in the period from the 1980s until the present. It especially maps the heterogeneous field of Afro-Latin American politics...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... documents of the period. The testimony of women active in the cooks union provides a vivid picture of what anarchosyndicalist organization meant in the lives of urban working women of popular Aymara background, commonly known as cholas. The earliest and brightest of the leading lights of socialism...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... horizontal and direct modes of democratic participation in public affairs. The coalition’s struggle for local social control over resources and popular political sovereignty contributed to the growing demands for constitutional transformation at the national level. In early 2000, a broad cross-section...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-136
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and 2008, brought on a full-scale political crisis that threatened to fracture the nation. After winning a popular referendum on his government in August 2008, President Evo Morales quickly moved to put the new constitution to a national vote. In the months leading up to the constitutional referendum...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... at the same time, Ovando sought to court the left and the trade-union movement and to stake a bold claim to popular legitimacy. With Marcelo Quiroga Santa Cruz as his minister of mines and petroleum, he dramatically declared the nationalization of Bolivian Gulf Oil on 17 October 1969. With the recuperation...