Mobilizing national identities: from the Gas War to La Haya

  • Andrés Pennycook Castro Freie Universität

Abstract

The complex values and social perceptions called "Bolivian mediterrainity" is one of the political discourses with more presence in Bolivian national identity. Political mobilization of this discourse has played an important role both for the protest movement against the construction of a gasoduct to Chile (2000-2005) and for current Bolivian foreign policy. The article studies the causal mechanisms underlying such mobilization and formulates some inferences on bilateral political scenarios from a liberal perspective.
Keywords national identities, intergovernmental liberalism, Bolivian mediterraneity, path-dependence
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Pennycook Castro, A. (2013). Mobilizing national identities: from the Gas War to La Haya. Acta Bioethica, 19(1). Retrieved from https://actabioethica.uchile.cl/index.php/AB/article/view/27101/28732
Published
2013-07-07