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The University Vanguard

  • Yvon Grenier
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Abstract

Latin American universities have been highly politicised throughout their history, and their political activism has often had a significant impact on the polity as a whole. For instance most if not all the guerrilla movements of the 1960s and 1970s in Latin America were born in universities (As mentioned earlier, Gabriel Zaid coined the term ‘university guerrillas’). Nevertheless, relatively little has been written on the subject since the 1960s.1

Keywords

Faculty Member Political Activism Latin American Country Military Regime North American Counterinsurgency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yvon Grenier
    • 1
  1. 1.St Francis Xavier UniversityAntigonishCanada

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