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Trabajo y sociedad

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NERCESIAN, Inés. Ideas, beliefs and politics in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay, between the fifties and sixties. Trab. soc. [online]. 2012, n.19, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1514-6871.

This paper intends to analyze the relationship between politics, ideas and beliefs in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay during the period 1950-1960. First, we reconstruct the main debates at CEPAL in the early 1950s and their repercussion on the distinct projects and political alternatives at that time. Second, we analyze how the success of the Cuban Revolution made it necessary to revise these same problems in Latin America, opening the door to a new scenario of political alternatives for the left- and right-wing. The study proposes reconsidering the position of "revolution" and "violence", topics that were highly characteristic of the 1960s, on an integral map of ideas that began to take shape in the critical instance of the 1950s.

Keywords : Latin America; CEPAL; Modernization; Development; Revolution; Dependence.

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