The Stormy Relations between Rafael Correa and Social Movements in Ecuador

@article{Becker2013TheSR,
  title={The Stormy Relations between Rafael Correa and Social Movements in Ecuador},
  author={Marc Becker},
  journal={Latin American Perspectives},
  year={2013},
  volume={40},
  pages={43 - 62}
}
  • M. Becker
  • Published 28 February 2013
  • Sociology
  • Latin American Perspectives
Despite persistent calls for examining the diversity of Latin America’s “pink tide,” many scholars continue to divide the governments into a simplistic “good” or moderate left and a “bad” or radical/nationalist left. Ecuador’s Rafael Correa is inevitably included with Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez and Bolivia’s Evo Morales as part of a triad of radical left-leaning governments in South America. While Correa, along with Chávez and Morales, has faced threats to his power from the traditional… 
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