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Author Brittain, James J
Title Revolutionary Social Change in Colombia : The Origin and Direction of the FARC-EP
Imprint London : Pluto Press, 2009
©2010
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Descript 1 online resource (352 pages)
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Note Cover -- Contents -- List of figures, tables and maps -- Acronyms -- Foreword -- Preface -- 1. AN OVERVIEW OF THE REVOLUTIONARY ARMED FORCES OF COLOMBIA PEOPLE'S ARMY (FARC-EP): A HISTORY OF RADICALISM IN THE COUNTRYSIDE -- THE PCC'S UNIQUE ORGANIC HISTORY AND RESPONSE TO A DUAL ECONOMY: PARTY AND SUPPORT BUILDING IN THE COUNTRYSIDE -- AN EXAMINATION OF THE PCC AND FARC-EP'S FORMATION: A RESPONSE TO A LIMITED ANALYSIS -- 2. EJÉRCITO DEL PUEBLO: A SOCIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF RADICAL SOCIAL CHANGE -- BECOMING THE PEOPLE'S ARMY: THE EVOLUTION OF THE FARC(-EP) -- AN EVALUATION OF CIVILIAN SUPPORT FOR THE FARC-EP -- THE FARC-EP AS A UNIQUE MARXIST SOCIAL MOVEMENT -- 3. THEORIZING REVOLUTION: THE IMPORTANCE OF COLOMBIA -- EVALUATING REVOLUTION "FROM BELOW": THE IMPORTANCE OF COLOMBIA -- THE POTENTIAL FOR DUAL POWER IN COLOMBIA -- 4. COLOMBIA'S RURAL POLITICAL ECONOMY IN HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVE -- LAW 135: A MEANS TO (INCREASED) LAND CENTRALIZATION AND SEMI-PROLETARIANIZATION -- AN INTRODUCTION TO THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF COCA IN RURAL COLOMBIA -- 5. THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF COCA IN COLOMBIA, PAST AND PRESENT -- THE FARC-EP'S HISTORIC RELATION TO COCA -- 6. DOMINANT CLASS REACTIONISM: FAR-RIGHT POLITICS AND PARAMILITARISM -- A CONTEMPORARY HISTORY OF COLOMBIAN PARAMILITARISM -- THE CASTAÑO CONNECTION -- THE REACTIONARY FORMATION OF THE MAS AND ACDEGAM -- THE MAS/ACDEGAM'S FORMATION OF MORENA -- THE MAS/ACCU PARTNERSHIP AND THE MANIFESTATION OF FASCISM VIA THE AUC -- THE AUC: AN APPENDAGE OF COLOMBIAN FASCISM -- THE HISTORIC INTERCONNECTIONS BETWEEN LAND, THE NARCOBOURGEOISIE, AND THE AUC -- COLOMBIAN FASCISM IN ACTION -- THE ROLE AND RELATION OF THE COCA INDUSTRY TO THE PARAMILITARY (AND GUERRILLAS) -- US LINKS TO COLOMBIA'S NARCOTIC POLITICAL ECONOMY AND PARAMILITARISM -- THE AUC'S STRUCTURAL CONNECTION TO COCA
COMPARING COCA CULTIVATION IN AUC AND FARC-EP TERRITORY -- SHIFTS IN THE AUC'S FOCUS -- 7. THE FARC-EP'S RELATION TO (PRE)REVOLUTIONARY SOCIAL CHANGE -- THE FARC-EP'S CONTEXTUAL APPLICATION OF GRAMSCI'S WAR OF POSITION -- THE FARC-EP'S CONTESTATION OF URBAN-CENTRIC POWER THEORIES -- THE TRANSFORMATION OF JAC: FROM PACIFYING STATE MECHANISM TO REVOLUTIONARY COMMUNITY-BASED INSTITUTION -- JACS AND POLITICAL PACIFICATION -- THE MEDIA'S STRUCTURAL SILENCING OF COLOMBIA'S REVOLUTION -- THE FARC-EP'S RELATION TO REVOLUTION -- HOW THE FARC-EP HAS AFFECTED SOCIAL CONDITIONS -- HOW THE FARC-EP HAS AFFECTED CULTURE -- HOW THE FARC-EP HAS AFFECTED POLITICS -- 8. PROSPECTS FOR THE FUTURE: FROM "DUAL POWER" TO TAKING POWER -- THE FARC-EP'S APTITUDE TO TAKE STATE POWER: THE DIA BOMBSHELL -- A POTENTIAL FOR COLLAPSE -- A STICK WITH NO CARROT: SUPPORTING REVOLUTIONARY ALLIANCES -- BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE: THE REALITIES OF CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL CAPITALISM -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Brittain, James J. Revolutionary Social Change in Colombia : The Origin and Direction of the FARC-EP London : Pluto Press,c2009 9780745328768
Subject Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia.;Social change -- Colombia
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Alt Author Petras, James
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