International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Interculturality in Mexico: Trends, Language Games, and Power Relations
Sergio Gerardo Malaga Villegas

The purpose of this article is to analyze the trends, language games, and power relations that predominate in certain academic production with respect to the significations of interculturality. I shall support my analysis with three tools of intellection from discourse theory and political analysis: nodal points, language games, and power relations. My argument is that interculturality has multiple significations that are redefined in different ways by institutions, societies, groups, and individuals. In Mexico, however, the policies of interculturality have considered solely the indigenous sector.

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