Cultural Producers and Social Change in Latin America by Felipe Cala Buendía

By Felipe Cala Buendía

In Argentina, Colombia, and Peru, there was an out-pouring of popular-performative actions that experience requested voters to pose questions about the social order and in regards to the thoughts of contemporary atrocities. Cala Buendía appears at ways that cultural manufacturers tailored or built suggestions as assets for social actors to take advantage of for switch.

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In the specific case of Colombia, the policies that derived from the theory were carried out within the framework of the liberal democratic principles established in its constitution, and were targeted at enhancing their recognition. 32 Cultura Ciudadana in Action To achieve its stated goals, the cultura ciudadana policy comprised a wide range of legal measures and institutional reforms, but also, and most importantly for the purposes of this chapter, a series of artful and creative pedagogic initiatives to engineer a change in the way citizens interacted with each other, with the authorities, and with the city.

Practices of public justification thus serve as appeals for compliance, rather than an assertion of the state’s coercive capabilities, an explanation of its authority, or a rationalization of its power. As recent work in public choice theory suggests, the state’s success in coordinating behavior among its citizens depends primarily on its ability to create shared expectations for action and behavior, rather than on its capacity to sanction non-compliance. Second, Mockus’ theory is not so much undemocratic but what I would deem pre-democratic.

This means that . . 20 Colombia was a case in point of this divorce, as the cultural acceptance of illegal behaviors had favored crime, corruption, and violence, and had yielded a profound crisis of institutional legitimacy. 21 What is commonly known as a cultura mafiosa (kingpin culture), fostered by the institutional inability to deal with drug smugglers, presented an appealing option for people who wanted easy and fast access to power, sex, and wealth. In this sense, Mockus argues: “The systematic recourse to violence or corruption grows and consolidates precisely because in certain contexts it has become a culturally accepted behavior.

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