Corpus ID: 53366375

Coloniality of Power, Eurocentrism, and Latin America

  title={Coloniality of Power, Eurocentrism, and Latin America},
  author={A. Quijano and Anibal Michael Ennis},
  journal={Nepantla: Views from South},
  pages={533 - 580}
What is termedglobalization is the culmination of a process that began with the constitution of America and colonial/modern Eurocentered capitalism as a new global power. One of the fundamental axes of this model of power is the social classification of the world’s population around the idea of race, a mental construction that expresses the basic experience of colonial domination and pervades the more important dimensions of global power, including its specific rationality: Eurocentrism. The… Expand
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