The Real Venezuela : Making Socialism in the 21st Century Paperback / softback
by Iain Bruce
Venezuela has become a huge source of hope and inspiration for the Left throughout the world.
Some see it as a shining example of how to begin building a successful socialist state, but Western leaders see it as a dangerous enemy and accuse Chavez of being a dictator.
This book reveals the truth by examining the country from the ground up. *BR**BR*Iain Bruce explores the political changes underway in Venezuela at the level of the lives of ordinary people.
Through grassroots investigations and extended interviews, he explores a series of key transformations in Venezuela: a new social economy around a network of co-operatives; workplace democracy; popular education; radical agrarian reform; participatory budgets and community planning.
The result is a clear picture of everyday life in Venezuela.*BR**BR*No other book on the country has this level of detail; it will be a key text for students of Latin American politics and social movements and of interest to anyone following the fortunes of the Bolivarian Revolution.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Pluto Press
- Publication Date: 19/12/2008
- Category: Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies
- ISBN: 9780745327365
- Hardback from £61.75
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- PDF from £72.00