Citizens Educating Themselves: The Case of Argentina in the Post-economic Collapse Era

Luis D'Elia

Abstract


In reviewing some of the particular contexts in which hundreds of thousands of Argentineans have been organizing and educating themselves around and after the time of the country’s recent historical crisis, I will be looking at relevant work done by researchers and educators paying special attention at those coming from South America, and, in particular, from Argentina. The intention of this article is to look critically into the exceptional socio-cultural-political conditions that enable Argentinean “crisis” new movement groups to seek out and practice uncompromising, autonomous ways of adult and collective non-formal and informal education.

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