Torres Esteban

by Karina Batthyány, CLACSO Executive Secretary, Uruguay, and Esteban Torres, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba-CONICET, Argentina For the social sciences, the main novelty that the mega-crisis linked to the expansion of COVID-19 has produced is the recognition of the impossibility of ignoring that we live in territorial societies that are increasingly globally interdependent. If, before 2020, […]

by Esteban Torres, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba-CONICET, Argentina This section of Global Dialogue presents a small sample of theoretical innovations, intellectual itineraries, and future projects from a group of prominent Latin American authors. All of these colleagues work every day to build new theoretical tools for the comprehensive study of Latin America’s social reality and, […]

by Esteban Torres, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba-CONICET, Argentina Major social transformations in world society since the beginning of the twenty-first century are exhausting the two paradigms that governed the development of sociology from its origins until today: the modern paradigm and the anti-modern postmodern paradigm. This issue calls for a paradigm shift. My proposal introduces […]

by Esteban Torres, National University of Cordoba and the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Argentina The Argentine Republic is experiencing a remarkable retreat of democracy. The extension and complexity of this retreat is difficult to understand if using the theories of democracy that, with the collapse of the military dictatorships, have become the […]