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Maps for a Fiesta: A Latina/o Perspective on Knowledge and the Global Crisis

Otto Maduro and Eduardo Mendieta

Abstract

What can theology offer in the context of neoliberalism, globalization, growing inequality, and an ever more ecologically precarious planet that disproportionately affects the poor? This book explores possibilities for liberation from the forces that would impose certain forms of knowledge on our social world to manipulate our experience of identity, power, and justice. This book is built upon subtly articulated critiques and insights. To write a conventional academic tractatus would have run counter to the project, which is built on the argument that ignorance is masked in the language of exp ... More

Keywords: theology, neoliberalism, globalization, inequality, identity, power, social justice, ignorance, knowledge, Karl Marx

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780823263042
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823263042.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Otto Maduro, author

Eduardo Mendieta, editor
Stony Brook University

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Introduction

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1. Does Experience Shape Our Knowledge?

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2. Calmly Reflecting on Our Knowledge

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3. Oppression, Liberation, and Knowledge

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4. How Do We Express and Share Knowledge?

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5. Rethinking Our Understanding of Knowledge

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Conclusions

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