POLC99H3 Study Guide - Final Guide: New Social Movements, Katina (Orca), Casta
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POLC Final Exam Study Group
The terms assigned to everyone as following,
Each person does 3 to 4 terms. People who are not assigned to terms will have to do one essay
Please have your part finish by 19th, and I will put everything together by 20th,
If you have exam conflict with the date please let me know
Send your finish answer to:
Expectation for Terms: each point will be 2 marks
· Define the term,
· What happened, when
· Why did it happen
· The impact of that term
· Try to related it to the whole course theme: Dispossession
Try to answer the terms according to Rice end of lecture questions. If you have the assigned
lecture missing please ask people to post on face book. I will also help to put up questions and
· Neoliberal Multiculturalism
· New Social Movements
· Davis’ Spatial Model
· Glocal Riot
· Movement of Recovered Companies
· Rural Landless Workers
· Zapatista Army of National Liberation
· Land Question
· New Rural Activism
· Indigenous Qusetion
· Decentralization Debate
· Left Turn
· Crisis of Representation
· New Constitutionalism
· Mining Questions
· Extractive Industry
You don’t need to write whole essay. Please put your thoughts in point form. Such as thesis,
paragraph I to 5, make sure to put what you know from the lecture notes and the readings
1. Did the Zapatistas (EZLN) make a strategic error in turning away from electoral
· Focus on local protest and whether they are sufficient
2. Why is the Indigenous Question back on the political agenda in Latin America?
· Focus on History of Colonialism
· And Neo-liberialism
3. Is capturing state power the most effective way to bring about positive social change for
Latin America’s Dispossessed?
this essay can be answered in various ways. i am trying to answer it with Left Turn and
Type one essay
“ left turn” the broad wave of leftist government that have come to power since the late 1990s and are
questioning economic orthodoxy and seeking alternatives to neo-liberalism: eg: growth with equality.
the leftist leaders are not anti-market but neo-structuralist.
the left turn leaders change landscape in the region, each country has its own way of left turn.
Institutionalized left: Chile + Uruguay, trends to discourage societal mobilization outside of the electoral
Populist Left: Venezuela + Ecudor, many co-opt social movements or direct them from above.
Social Movement Left: Bolivia + Brazil, Synergy between social movements + the left
main goal is to change the constitution.
The new constitutional reform under left turn governments:
●replacement in an attempt to change the balance of power and transform political systems
●creations of new institutions such as Vice ministries of …….
●Citizens are granted elements of direct democracy referendum for politicians
●new citizen rights
●new conceptualization of the states
●contraction of power in the executive branch
●the new constitutionalism gives president more power
●president term extended
●Strengthening of commitmentss to individual + collective right
●Strong + participatory civil society
The left turn tends to in general improve women's socio-economic status + political status
what expalins recent adoption of women and LGBT rights legislature
People who are not assigned to terms will have to do one essay question, Please have your part finish by 19th, and i will put everything together by 20th, If you have exam conflict with the date please let me know. Expectation for terms: each point will be 2 marks. Try to related it to the whole course theme: dispossession. Try to answer the terms according to rice end of lecture questions. If you have the assigned lecture missing please ask people to post on face book. I will also help to put up questions and lecture notes. Such as thesis, paragraph i to 5, make sure to put what you know from the lecture notes and the readings. Focus on local protest and whether they are sufficient. Kevin jin: is capturing state power the most effective way to bring about positive social change for.