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Sociology in the modern world faces many challenges. This edited volume explores significant themes including inequality, structures of power, conceptions of justice and sustainable futures, forming a critical examination across twenty-five individually authored chapters. This text forms part of SAGE Studies in International Sociology series (SSIS).

Collective Rights to Life and New Social Justice: The Case of the Bolivian Indigenous Movement
Collective Rights to Life and New Social Justice: The Case of the Bolivian Indigenous Movement
Paulo Henrique Martins
Introduction: Limits of liberalism to create new rules to associational life

To explore current interest in new collective and community rights that emerged through collective struggles, stripping the limits of liberalism perspective to solve systemic imbalances as current violence and inequality, we suggest Bolivia’s case of political pluralism and community rights. For us, this case is important as it reflects the emergence of new collective rights focusing on human aspects and inspired by the perspectives of good life and common goods based on social justice and egalitarianism. Bolivia’s case helps ...

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