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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This model of power is still globally hegemonic today, but also in its deepest and most existential crisis since its constitution for not much more than years. And there is, of course, a huge body of literature available in that regard. In that way a new industrial-financial capital was formed, which soon experienced a relatively fast global expansion.

It is pertinent to summarize those:. The social equality of heterogeneous and diverse individuals, against the de-equalizing racial and sexual social classification and identification of the world population; b. Las Indias AccidentalesBarcelona, Barataria. Despite its new character, it did coloniakidad cease to be attractive and persuasive although it turned out to be more and more paradoxical, ambivalent and ultimately historically impossible. The extreme and increasing social polarization of the world quikano 4.

For the purpose of the present debate, it might be useful to cite only the most important ones. 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 porer, 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.


The hyperfetishization of the market, even more than of the product; 6. It has been translated with the permission of the author.

Race, power, indigenous resistance The Battle for Paradise: In other words, the new historical horizon of meanings is emerging in all its historical-structural heterogeneity. Here you can check our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The whole extensive historical formational process of the Global Coloniality of Power has entered a deep crisis. What I am proposing here, opens a crucial question of our crucial moment in history: The reconcentration of the control over labor, the resources of production and of production-redistribution; 3.

It is pertinent to summarize those: The second is about the imposition of that definitive framework on all countries and the whole human population, initially in Latin America through the bloody dictatorship of general Augusto Pinochet in Chile and later through the governments of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan in Britain and the U.

The central tendencies of that process consist, in a brief overview, in: The differences cannot be merely linguistical but rather conceptual. 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.


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 colonialisad world population.

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The social equality of heterogeneous and diverse individuals, against the de-equalizing racial and colonialidda social classification and identification of the world population. Despite its intensity, this debate never managed to liberate itself from the hegemony of Eurocentrism. Unemployment ceased to be a temporary or cyclical problem.

The re-privatization of public spaces, mainly the State; 2.

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Consequently, neither coolnialidad differences nor the identities will be any longer a source or argument for the social inequality of individuals; c. 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.

The central tendencies of that process consist, in a brief overview, in:. But, in the context of a Global Coloniality of Power, this perspective was historically misleading. The egalitarian redistribution of resources and products, tangible and intangible, of the world between the world population.