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Broken promises? : the Argentine crisis and Argentine democracy

Author: Edward Epstein; David Pion-Berlin
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection examines Argentina's recent economic and political crisis by looking at the events leading up to the crisis, the reaction by both security forces and the people, and the relations  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Epstein; David Pion-Berlin
ISBN: 0739127268 9780739127261
OCLC Number: 213401074
Description: viii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The crisis of 2001 and Argentine democracy / Edward Epstein and David Pion-Berlin --
The democratic process in Argentina / José Nun --
Police, politics, and society in the province of Buenos Aires / Marcelo Fabián Sain --
The costs of the convertibility plan: the economic and social effects of financial hegemony / Jorge Schvarzer --
The piquetero movement in Greater Buenos Aires: political protests by the unemployed poor during the crisis / Edward Epstein --
Political mobilization in neighborhood assemblies: the cases of Villa Crespo and Palermo / Maristella Svampa and Damián Corral --
Middle-class use of barter clubs: a real alternative or just survival? / Inés González Bombal and Mariana Luzzi --
Crisis, democracy, and the military in Argentina / Rut Diamint --
The gendarmerie's response to social protest in Argentina / Eric Stener Carlson --
In the name of the people: the possibilities and limits of a government relying on public opinion / Isidoro Cheresky --
The Argentine political crisis and necessary institutional reform / Juan Abal Medina --
Will foreign allies help? Argentina's relations with Brazil and the United States / Roberto Russell and Juan Gabriel Tokatlian.
Responsibility: edited by Edward Epstein and David Pion-Berlin.
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