By Ilena Rodriguez
Focusing on Guatemala, Colombia, and Mexico, Rodríguez indicates how commonplace liberal types fail to account for brand new varieties of violence and exploitation, which actually stick with from particular clashes among liberal ideology and native perform. those tensions in the ostensibly well-ordered nation, Rodríguez exposes how the misconception and misuse of liberal ideas are in the back of realities of political turmoil, and questions no matter if liberalism is in truth an ideology enough to empower populations and transition realms into democratic roles within the international order.
In this manner, Liberalism at Its Limits bargains a serious exam of the pressured becoming of liberal versions to Latin American countries and reasserts cross-cultural conversation as an important to greedy the genuine hyperlink among various platforms of worth and politics.
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