This book analyzes state terror documentation as a form of peaceful resistance to oppressive regimes through substantial research in human rights archives that registered violations perpetrated by Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship in Chile. The contributors provide in-depth analysis on state violence documentation, denunciation and resistance and how it affected civilians, activists and victims. Additionally, the project introduces research in transitional contexts (post-dictatorship, post-apartheid and post-colonialism) showing the role of documentation practices in achieving truth, reparation and justice. This work will be relevant to academics, students and researchers in the fields of political science, political history, Latin American and memory studies.
Resistance to Political Violence in Latin America
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Resistance to the Political Violence in Latin American
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Londres: Palgrave Macmillan
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Oriana Bernasconi is Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Chile. Her research focuses on political violence, knowledge and subjectivities.