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Get this from a library! Colonialidad del poder, eurocentrismo y América Latina. [ Aníbal Quijano]. Eurocentrism, and Latin America. Aníbal Quijano has expertise in Political Science and History. Publication Preview. Colonialidad del poder, eurocentrismo. En América Latina y en el Caribe, desde siempre en su historia, está planteado un conflicto entre tendencias que se dirigen hacia una reoriginalización cultural.

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The hyperfetishization of the market, even more than of the product; quijanl. For the purpose of the present debate, it might be useful to cite only the most important ones.


Such a discovery implies necessarily that one cannot defend human life on earth without defending at the same time and in the same movement the conditions of the very life on earth. Ainbal other words, the new historical horizon of meanings is emerging in all its historical-structural heterogeneity.

Since the end of the 20th century, a growing proportion auijano the victims of that power model began to resist these tendencies in virtually the whole world.

What is more, precisely after the second World War, this power model entered a long period of decisive changes on a global scale. Universidad Ricardo PalmaNr. Nevertheless, it gave space to complex and contradictory questions, which derived in a rich and intense debate with worldwide resonance as a clear expression of the magnitude and the deepness of the socio-political conflicts of interest that were part of this whole poderr geography quojano power and, particularly, in Latin-American.

Modernidad, Identidad y Utopía en América Latina

The Battle for Paradise: Another world is possible! Until now, power seems to have been, in all known history, not plder a phenomenon of all long-term social forms of existence, but particularly the main motivation of the historical collective conduct of the species.

In that perspective, the proposition of Bien Vivir, is necessarily a historically open question [9]which requires continuous inquiry, debate and praxis. Unemployment ceased to be a temporary or cyclical problem. Following, it is most of colohialidad about admitting this open question, not only in debate, but also in the everyday social praxis of populations who decide to warp and inhabit historically this new possibility of social existence.

“Bien Vivir” – Between “Development” and the De/Coloniality of Power — Alternautas

We are then deep within a historical process of a complete reconfiguration of the Global Coloniality of Power, the hegemonic power model of the planet. It is this historical context, where it is necessary to locate the whole debate and elaboration of the proposition of Bien Vivir. At the same time a new model of conflicts came up.


Alternautas Re Searching Development: Please link to source. But neither its historical-structural dependency in the Global Coloniality of Power, nor the modes of exploitation and domination inherent to this power model have been eradicated or sufficiently altered in order to make space for a democratic production and management of the State, nor its resources of production, nor the distribution and appropriation of the product.

He is known for having developed the concept of “colonially of power” and his body of work has been influential in the fields of decolonial studies and critical theory. The central tendencies of that process consist, in a brief overview, in: Alternautas is a blog dedicated to Latin American critical development thinking.

The first consists basically in the ultimate imposition of the new financial capital in the control of the global colonial-modern capitalism. What is more, there are uninformed Eurocentrists, who want to make Sumac the same as Suma and propose to say Suma Kawsay. In fact, all these populations, without any exception, come from historical experiences of power relationships.

At a first moment it was a virtually official discourse. But, in the context of a Global Coloniality of Power, this perspective was historically misleading.

The mercantilization of subjectivity and life experiences of individuals, mainly of women; 8. This relationship implied, on the one hand, a reduction of the need for living and individual work force and consequently for paid labor as structurally inherent to capital in that new period.

It would make no sense, though, to wait for this historically heterogeneous population, which composes the overwhelmingly vast majority of the world, to produce or to take over a universal, homogenous historical imaginary as an alternative to the Global Coloniality of Power. The extreme and increasing social polarization of the world population.

In that way, the defense of human life and its conditions on the planet becomes the new sense for resistance struggles for an enormous majority of the world population. Despite its intensity, this debate never managed to liberate itself from pder hegemony of Eurocentrism. The re-privatization of public spaces, mainly the State.


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The danger of sighing while looking up. The tendency of communal association of the world population on a local, regional or global scale as a way of producing and managing collective authority directly and, with that precise meaning, as the most efficient mechanism to distribute and redistribute rights, obligations, responsibilities, resources, products, between groups and their individuals, in every area of social existence sex, labor, subjectivity, collective authority and a co-responsibility regarding the relationship with all other living beings and entities on the planet or the whole universe.

Race, power, indigenous resistance In other terms, it is one of the most central expressions of this existential crisis of this specific power model. Development was, most of all as debated in Latin-America, a key term of a political discourse associated with an elusive project of deconcentration and relative redistribution of the control of industrial capital as part of a new geography within the configuration of global colonial-modern capitalism at the end of the second World War.

Such experiences of power relations are without any doubt different between each other and regarding the Coloniality of Power, but nevertheless possible common experiences of colonization. Such aggravation of conflictivity, fundamtentalisms and violence, coupled with the growing and extreme social polarization of the world population, causes the resistance itself to produce a new conflict model. It will be necessary to demarcate the alternatives, as well as in Latin-American Spanish, as in the most common variants of Quechua in South America and in Aymara.

A new anibzl of our Alternautas Otherwise it would no be possible to understand why the term always manages to reappear, for instance now, as the ghost of an unfinished past. The evolvement of these new historical tendencies of industrial-financial capital lead to a prolonged booming and changing period, culminating in an explosion of an existential crisis in the power model as such, the Global Coloniality of Power, its ensemble and its crucial elements, since the second half of