Crisis, Democracy, and the Left in Peru

  title={Crisis, Democracy, and the Left in Peru},
  author={Guillermo Rochabr{\'u}n Silva and A. Yanez},
  journal={Latin American Perspectives},
  pages={77 - 96}
In Peru, as in most of Latin America, almost the entire left has replaced the themes of class struggle, revolution, and socialism with that of democracy, with all its virtues, problems, and possibilities. How can this shift be explained in the Peruvian case, and how should it be evaluated? In our view, this transition must be understood fundamentally as the result of the ideological depletion that the reforms carried out by the military government produced in most of the Marxist left, in… Expand
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