Peru in Theory by P. Drinot

By P. Drinot

Can 'theory' train us whatever approximately Peru? Can 'Peru' train us whatever approximately conception? The chapters during this quantity discover those questions through setting up a efficient discussion among Peru and concept. concentrating on institutional weak spot and financial, social, gendered, racialized, and different kinds of exclusion key matters in fresh social medical inquiry in Peru - the participants to this quantity check the level to which the analytical frameworks of a couple of social and cultural theorists can tell, and, whilst, be told through, Peru as a case learn.

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11. Rather than pinpointing these categories precisely, I use them in order to organize and understand political phenomena. They are ideal types. For ideal types, see Weber (1995). A third type of elite that I call “marginal peripheral” appears in the 1960s. I describe it later. 12. I adapt the definition from Higley and Gunther (1992: 8). T H E F U J I M O R I R E G I M E T H R O U G H T O C Q U E V I L L E’ S L EN S 43 13. In this regard, the classification is also rooted in Weber. A similar classification strategy for revolutionary Mexico is offered in Knight (1985: 63–5).

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Data comes from Vergara (2012). 27. Contreras and Cueto (2004). 28. Cited in Neira (1964 [2007]: 78). 29. I take the idea of marginal elite from Skocpol (1979: 164–168), who argues that marginal elites in China, France, and Russia were key to revolutionary processes. These elites were formed by individuals arising under state institutions and usually prone to a radical project. A radical elite is composed of petty bureaucrats, solicitors, school or university teachers, and middle and upper ranges of the military.

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