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Rene Zavaleta Mercado born in Oruro (1935), died in Mexico City (1984), was a Bolivian politician, sociologist and philosopher. Zavaleta was an extremely influential Bolivian thinker of the second half of twentieth century. His thought is usually divided in to three periods: the first nationalist, followed by an orthodox Marxist phase, and finally his more influential unorthodox Marxism from a uniquely Bolivian perspective. Concepts originating from his work are fundamental to later development in Bolivian social sciences. Notable concepts such as "sociedad abigarrada" (roughly translated "motley society"), meaning a society juxtaposed by asymmetric relations of differentiated cultural power and its ...

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