publication . Article . 2014

96/5000 Other literature Bureaucratic records and traces of disappearances in Argentina

Emilio Crenzel;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 01 Aug 2014 Journal: Estudios de Teoría Literaria (issn: 2313-9676, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata
Abstract
In this article I examine a series of bureaucratic records produced during the military dictatorship by workers in two state agencies, a morgue and a public hospital, located in two different provinces of Argentina, Córdoba and Buenos Aires. In these public documents, these workers left evidence, for several and different reasons, on the existence of practices that integrated phases or moments of the system of forced disappearance of persons, a crime which distinguished the last military dictatorship (1976-1983) of their predecessors. The analysis of these administrative records is an exploratory approach that aims to contribute to the understanding of the logic...
Subjects
free text keywords: argentina, desapariciones, registros burocráticos, empatía, distanciamiento., Latin America. Spanish America, F1201-3799, French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature - Portuguese literature, PQ1-3999
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