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Shining Path in Peru
A look at Peru's Sendero Luminoso, or Shining Path movement.
# 143308 | 2,000 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2009 | US


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This paper takes an in-depth look at Peru's Sendero Luminoso, or Shining Path, a Maoist offshoot of the Peruvian Communist movement. According to the paper, Shining Path has been fighting a guerrilla war of varying intensity that has claimed the lives of thousands of Peruvian civilians, soldiers, and police officers. This paper further describes the origins and purpose of Shining Path, considers the theoretical justification for the group's political goals, and considers the efficacy of the approaches that the Peruvian state has taken to combat the group.

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"Peru's Sendero Luminoso, or Shining Path, is a Maoist offshoot of the Peruvian Communist movement. Shining Path, which has been active since 1980, has been fighting a guerrilla war of varying intensity that has claimed the lives of thousands of Peruvian civilians, soldiers, and police officers. This paper briefly describes the origins and purpose of Shining Path, considers the theoretical justification for the group's political goals, and considers the efficacy of the approaches that the Peruvian state has taken to combat the group. The conclusion is that Shining Path, and organizations like it, exist because of the political ecology of South..."

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