Memory, Truth, and Justice in Contemporary Latin America
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ISBN-13:
9781442267268
Seiten:
280
Autor:
Roberta Villalón
Serie:
Latin American Perspectives in the Classroom
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This powerful text provides the first systematic analysis of the second wave of memory and justice mobilization throughout Latin America. Pairing clear explanations of concepts and debates with case studies, the book offers a unique opportunity for students to understand and interpret the history and politics of Latin American countries.
This powerful text provides the first systematic analysis of the second wave of memory and justice mobilization throughout Latin America. Pairing clear explanations of concepts and debates with case studies, the book offers a unique opportunity for students to interpret the history and politics of Latin American countries. The contributors provide insight into human rights issues and grassroots movements that are essential for a broader understanding of struggles for justice, memory, and equality across the globe, especially during our current unsettled times of political polarization, violence, repression, and popular resistance worldwide.
Introduction
Roberta Villalón
Part I: Framing Collective Memory: Counter-Hegemonic and Master Narratives
Introduction to Part I
Roberta Villalón
Chapter 1: Genesis, Uses, and Significations of the
Nunca Más Report in Argentina
Emilio Crenzel
Chapter 2: “We’re All Victims”: Changes in the Narrative of “National Reconciliation” in Argentina
Valentina Salvi, translated by Luis Alberto Hernández
Chapter 3: Irreconcilable Differences: Political Culture and Gender Violence during the Chilean Transition to Democracy
Hillary Hiner and María José Azócar
Part II: Defining Historical Periods, Blame, and Reparation
Introduction to Part II
Roberta Villalón
Chapter 4: The Memory of the National and the National as Memory
Juan Poblete
Chapter 5: Between Two Pasts: Dictatorships and the Politics of Memory in Bolivia
Francisco Adolfo García Jerez and Juliane Müller, translated by Margot Olavarria
Chapter 6: Colombia’s Gallery of Memory: Reexamining Democracy through Human Rights Lenses
Erika Márquez
Part III: Cultures of Trauma, Healing, and Justice
Introduction to Part III
Roberta Villalón
Chapter 7: Trauma and the Politics of Memory in the Uruguayan Dictatorship
Lorenzo D’Orsi
Chapter 8: Living with Ghosts: Death, Exhumation, and Reburial among the Maya in Guatemala
Virginia Garrard
Chapter 9: Argentina’s Trials: New Ways of Writing Memory
Susana Kaiser
Part IV: Arts, Media, Museums, and Memory
Introduction to Part IV
Roberta Villalón
Chapter 10: The Murals of La Victoria: Imaginaries of Chilean Popular Resistance
Alexis Cortés, translated by Margot Olavarria
Chapter 11: Choreography of a Massacre: Memory and Performance in the Ayacucho Carnaval
Renzo Aroni Sulca, translated by Margot Olavarria
Chapter 12: Reckoning with Dictatorship in Brazil: The Double-Edged Role of Artistic-Cultural Production
Nina Schneider and Rebecca J. Atencio
Chapter 13: Historical Memory at El Salvador’s Museo de la Palabra y la Imagen
Diana Carolina Sierra Becerra
Conclusion: Complexities, Controversies and the Value of Collective Memory and Social Justice
Roberta Villalón
Bibliography
About the Contributors