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By Ilena Rodriguez

In Liberalism at Its Limits, Ileana Rodríguez considers numerous Latin American countries that govern lower than the identify of liberalism but reveal a stunning diversity of nondemocratic features.  In her political, cultural, and philosophical research, she examines those environments within which liberalism turns out to have reached its limits, because the universalizing undertaking supplies approach to rampant nonstate violence, gross inequality, and neocolonialism. 

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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