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FRANZ, Flores Castro. 19 days and 500 nights in politics in Potosí: Identitydevices, social fissures and regional movements, 2005-2010. Tinkazos [online]. 2011, vol.14, n.30, pp. 105-126. ISSN 1990-7451.
Basedontheanalysis of a 19-day regional conflictthattook place in thedepartment of Potosí in July and August 2010, theauthorreflectsongroupidentity and thecollectivesubjectsit appeals to and mobilises, showingthatalthoughmobilisationiscapable of generating social cohesion, itmayalsoconcealprofound social fissures, thuspostponing a seriousdiscussiontorethinktheproblemsexperiencedbythedepartment of Potosí, one of thepoorestregions of Bolivia.
Palavras-chave : social movements; cultural identity ; discourse; discourseanalysis; social inequality ; regional demands ; Pot.