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The Catholic Church and the Leftist Populist Regimes of Latin America: Venezuela, Ecuador, and Bolivia

Jeffrey Klaiber

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Klaiber analyzes the relationship between the Catholic Church and the leftist populist regimes of Hugo Chávez in Venezuela, Rafael Correa in Ecuador, and Evo Morales in Bolivia. In each case, the ... More


Bolivian Backlash

Russell Crandall

in Drugs and Thugs: The History and Future of America's War on Drugs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300240344
eISBN:
9780300255874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300240344.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides an overview of Bolivia's age-old social and political instability that had been on full display in the years leading up to the ascendancy of Evo Morales. It talks about Morales, ... More


Bolivian Drug Policy under the Morales Administration

Marten W. Brienen

in Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Bolivia’s role in the war on drugs, primarily as a coca producer. The chapter explores the drug policies of the Evo Morales administration, focusing particularly on the role of ... More


A Social Movement State: Indigeneity in Morales's Bolivia and a Compromised Constitution

Nicole Fabricant

in Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant.11
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

On January 31, 2009, nearly three years after the Fifth National March for Land and Territory, hundreds of activists gathered in El Alto to mark the passing of the new Bolivian constitution. This ... More


Territorial Conflict and Reconciliation in Bolivia

Kent Eaton

in Territory and Ideology in Latin America: Policy Conflicts between National and Subnational Governments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198800576
eISBN:
9780191840050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800576.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on subnational policy challenges in Bolivia and on the important victories achieved by neoliberal challengers located in the country’s most powerful department: Santa Cruz. The ... More


Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Nicole Fabricant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The election of Evo Morales as Bolivia's president in 2005 made him his nation's first indigenous head of state, a watershed victory for social activists and Native peoples. El Movimiento Sin Tierra ... More


Introduction: Indigeneity, Resources, and the Limitations of a Social Movement State

Nicole Fabricant

in Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Following the election of Evo Morales and his political party MAS (Movimiento al Socialismo) to the presidency in 2005, Morales opened up a new arena for radical political change and agrarian reform ... More


Conclusion: Revisiting Indigeneity in Resource Politics and the Battles That Lie Ahead

Nicole Fabricant

in Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant.12
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book examines how landless and dispossessed peoples have redefined our understanding of citizenship in the twenty-first century through multiple uses of indigenous-based discourses, motion, and ... More


From Abandonment to Autonomy

Ben Nobbs-Thiessen

in Landscape of Migration: Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia's Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656106
eISBN:
9781469656120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656106.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The Epilogue extends the history of the March to the East to the present. It returns to the personal history of current Bolivian President Evo Morales and links his personal trajectory in the March ... More


Presidential Term Limits in Bolivia

David Doyle

in The Politics of Presidential Term Limits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198837404
eISBN:
9780191874109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837404.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The current 2009 Constitution of Bolivia specifies that the president may serve for a maximum of two consecutive five-year terms. This constitution however, is the latest in a long line of ... More


Bolivia: Natural Resources, Demographics, and Reduced Power Asymmetry

Javier Corrales

in Fixing Democracy: How Power Asymmetries Help Explain Presidential Powers in New Constitutions, Evidence from Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190868895
eISBN:
9780190869380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868895.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter looks at Bolivia in the 2000s to illustrate what happens when power asymmetry ends up being significantly lower than expected. The result is a negligible expansion of presidential ... More


Territorial Cleavages and the Bolivian Constitutional Transition

Gustavo Bonifaz Moreno and George Gray Molina

in Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836544
eISBN:
9780191873737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836544.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the territorial dynamics behind Bolivia’s constitutional transition of 2006–08 and the political process during that period. Evo Morales’s landslide win in the presidential ... More


Conclusion

Maria Tapias

in Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book has investigated how Bolivian market and working class women suffered from emotional distress wrought by the social and economic changes of the 1990s due to neoliberal reforms. Focusing on ... More


“Why I Decentralized Bolivia”

Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada and Jean-Paul Faguet

in Is Decentralization Good For Development?: Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198737506
eISBN:
9780191800894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737506.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Why would any president, having spent a career achieving the pinnacle of power, willingly hand it over to others he cannot control? This is the black hole at the heart of the decentralization debate ... More


The Resilience of the Común and Its Legacy

S. Elizabeth Penry

in The People Are King: The Making of an Indigenous Andean Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780195161601
eISBN:
9780190073930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195161601.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Although colonial Spanish- and Republican-era governments tried to undercut comuneros’ political philosophy of popular sovereignty, the común has persevered. Racist conclusions about Indians tarred ... More


Introduction

JEROME BRANCHE

in Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032641
eISBN:
9780813038230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032641.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about colonialism, race issues, and social transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean region. This book examines some of ... More


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