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Dollar diplomacy : United States economic assistance to Latin America

Author: Francis Adams
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2000.
Series: Political economy of Latin America series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"United States economic assistance programs in Latin America have been frequently restructured during the course of the past four decades. This book examines the evolution of US aid to the region, describes and explains US aid policy toward Latin America, and accounts for changes in the aid regime since 1960." "The book's conclusion reviews the most pressing social and economic problems in Latin America today, and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Adams, Francis.
Dollar diplomacy.
Aldershot, Hampshire ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2000
(OCoLC)647075546
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Adams
ISBN: 1840147415 9781840147414
OCLC Number: 43971865
Description: xv, 200 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: United States Foreign Assistance --
United States Aid to Latin America --
Alternative Motivations --
Explaining Foreign Assistance --
Developmental Needs --
Developmental Motivations for United States Aid --
Developmental Needs Reconsidered --
Political Objectives --
Political Motivations for United States Aid --
Political Objectives Reconsidered --
Economic Interests --
Economic Motivations for United States Aid --
Economic Interests Reconsidered --
The Alliance for Progress --
Poverty and Inequality --
Antecedents to the Alliance for Progress --
A Hemispheric Alliance --
Economic Growth --
Social Reform --
Political Development --
A Commitment to Change --
Combating Nationalism --
Countering Revolution --
New Directions --
Poverty and Repression --
Antecedents to New Directions --
Basic Human Needs --
Human Rights --
Political Imperatives --
Corporate Interests --
The United States Changes Directions --
The Private Enterprise Initiative --
Stagnation and Debt --
Antecedents to the Private Enterprise Initiative --
New Institutions --
Private Enterprise Development --
Policy Reform --
Debt Relief --
Economic Integration --
Faith in the Market --
The Last Days of the Cold War --
Latin America Open for Business --
Democracy and Good Governance --
Inefficiency and Corruption --
Antecedents to the Democracy Initiative --
Democratic Reform --
Competitive Political Systems --
Rule of Law and Human Rights --
Civil Societies --
Transparency and Accountability --
Democratic Values --
Political Security --
Economic Stability.
Series Title: Political economy of Latin America series.
Responsibility: Francis Adams.

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