Indigenous Autonomy and the Contradictions of Plurinationalism in Bolivia

  title={Indigenous Autonomy and the Contradictions of Plurinationalism in Bolivia},
  author={Jason Tockman and John I. Cameron},
  journal={Latin American Politics and Society},
  pages={46 - 69}
  • J. Tockman, J. Cameron
  • Published 1 September 2014
  • Political Science
  • Latin American Politics and Society
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