Synopses & Reviews
This book confronts critical problems being experienced by Latin America in its quest for development. Special attention is paid to the living conditions of the popular sectors over the last half-century under industrial colonialism.” The authors framework of analysis weaves together key structural variables including the neoliberal mode of knowledge creation for material production in order to unveil the actual mechanisms of the reproduction of this system. The decisive role of science in the development of the productive forces forms the basis of explicating the state development function.”
The external and internal manifestations of the main underlying contradictions in Latin America are systematically exposed as they unfold from the regions particular integration into the imperialist system
Confronting the critical problems of Latin American development, this volume expertly roots these challenges in the structures of colonialism.
This book confronts critical problems experienced by Latin America in its quest for development, paying special attention to the living conditions of the popular sectors. Sepúlveda's framework of analysis weaves together key structural variables in order to unveil the mechanisms of systemic reproduction, thereby exposing the underlying contradictions of integrating the region into the imperialist system.
About the Author
Víctor Manuel Figueroa Sepúlveda (Ph.D., 1980) is a researcher and professor at the Political Science Graduate Program at the Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Mexico. His decades of reasearch have produced original and provocative theses on the regions development and his book Reinterpretando el subdesarrollo: Trabajo general, clase y fuerza productiva en América Latina (Siglo XXI, 1986) was a pioneering work in the field