The Politics of Memory

@article{Jelin1994ThePO,
  title={The Politics of Memory},
  author={E. Jelin},
  journal={Latin American Perspectives},
  year={1994},
  volume={21},
  pages={38 - 58}
}
  • E. Jelin
  • Published 1994
  • Sociology
  • Latin American Perspectives
Under the circumstances of the political violence in Argentina in the mid1970s that climaxed in the military coup of 1976 and the ensuing massive violations of human rights, a new social movement emerged. At first almost in hiding and unseen, then becoming steadily more visible, gaining step by step in political relevance and centrality, the human rights movement and the issues it raised gradually came to occupy a significant position in the public arena. Under the military dictatorship (1976… Expand
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