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Guerra del Gas

Tiara R. Naputi

Published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
ISBN 10: 3846505560 / ISBN 13: 9783846505564
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Title: Guerra del Gas

Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Book Type: Paperback

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Paperback. 144 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.3in.This book presents a rhetorical analysis of the Guerra del Gas movement in Bolivia from 2003 to 2005, it views the social movement and its major uprisings as emerging from a subaltern counterpublic that grounded its resistance in uniquely indigenous rhetoric. It establishes a framework for understanding indigenous rhetoric as embodying a discourse of subaltern sensibilities and situating subaltern counterpublic theory within the historic-cultural situation of Bolivia to understand contemporary struggles over natural resources and against neoliberal politics. The indigenous rhetoric of the movement provided a direct refutation of natural gas privatization and neoliberal hegemony. It offers a case study of the October 2003 and May-June 2005 uprisings and analyzes Evo Morales inaugural address to consider how understanding indigenous rhetoric has implications for social struggle and organized resistance in a world of increasing globalization and neoliberal hegemonic policymaking. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783846505564

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Synopsis: This book presents a rhetorical analysis of the Guerra del Gas movement in Bolivia from 2003 to 2005, it views the social movement and its major uprisings as emerging from a subaltern counterpublic that grounded its resistance in uniquely indigenous rhetoric. It establishes a framework for understanding indigenous rhetoric as embodying a discourse of subaltern sensibilities and situating subaltern counterpublic theory within the historic-cultural situation of Bolivia to understand contemporary struggles over natural resources and against neoliberal politics. The indigenous rhetoric of the movement provided a direct refutation of natural gas privatization and neoliberal hegemony. It offers a case study of the October 2003 and May-June 2005 uprisings and analyzes Evo Morales' inaugural address to consider how understanding indigenous rhetoric has implications for social struggle and organized resistance in a world of increasing globalization and neoliberal hegemonic policymaking.

About the Author: A member of the Chamorro diaspora whose commitment to social justice profoundly influences her activism and work on indigenous cultural politics and resistance. Her research also addresses the Pacific Islands, focusing on Guam and the Chamorro indigenous people, to examine issues of decolonization and cultural revitalization in these contexts.

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