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date: 18 August 2018

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Néstor García Canclini is an anthropologist and philosopher of culture whose work in Latin America has pioneered ideas of interculturalism, hybridity, consumption, and citizenship, both regionally and globally. His collaborative and individual research has provided extensive empirical and theoretical insights into the daily lives of ordinary people, as well as the significance of indigenous and avant-garde art and the role of the popular in building nations and sustaining them under circumstances of globalization.

Keywords: García Canclini, interculturalism, hybridity, Latin America, citizenship, consumption, communication and critical studies, anthropology, philosophy

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