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New Politics of Inequality in Latin America, The.

Author: Chalmers.
Publisher: Oxford University Press : Oxford University Press.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Against a broader backdrop of globalization and worldwide moves toward political democracy, this collection of essays examines the unfolding relationships among social change, equity, and the  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chalmers.
ISBN: 0198781830 9780198781837
OCLC Number: 473778612
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Contents: Introduction ; 1. Participation, Inequality, and the Whereabouts of Democracy ; SECTION I: TRADITIONAL ACTORS, NEW SETTINGS ; 2. Beyond Corporatism: New Patterns of Representation in the Brazilian Auto Industry ; 3. Union Politics, Market-Orientated Reforms and the Reshaping of Argentine Corporatism ; 4. The Crisis of Developmentalism and the Rural Labor Movement in Northeast Brazil ; SECTION II: SEARCHING FOR NEW FORMS OF PARTICIPATION ; 5. The Rise of Causa R in Venezuela ; 6. The Seven-Month Itch?: Neoliberal Politics, Popular Movements, and the Left in Mexico ; 7. The Politics of Identity Reconstruction: Indians and Democracy in Ecuador ; 8. The Evolution of the Brazilian Environmental Movement and Its Political Roles ; 9. The Authoritarian Alternative: Anti-Politics Among the Popular Sectors of Lima ; SECTION III: THE STUBBORNNESS OF VIOLENCE ; 10. The Quetzal is Red: Military States, Popular Movements, and Political Violence in Guatemala ; 11. Popular Responses to State-Sponsored Violence in Brazil ; 12. Political Violence and the Grassroots in Lima, Peru ; SECTION IV: DILEMMAS OF A SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PROJECT ; 13. Rethinking Economic Alternatives: Left Parties and the Articulation of Popular Demands in Chile and Peru ; 14. Market-Orientated Development Strategies and State-Society Relations in New Democracies: Lessons from Contemporary Chile and Spain ; 15. Putting Conservatism to Good Use?: Long Crisis and Vetoed Alternatives in Uruguay ; SECTION V: RECONSTRUCTING REPRESENTATION ; 16. The Difficult Transition from Clientelism to Citizenship: Lessons from Mexico ; 17. Reconstructing the Workers Party (PT): Lessons from Northeastern Brazil ; 18. Can a Leftist Government Make a Difference?: The Frente Amplio Administration of Montevideo, 1990-1994 ; 19. Targeting the Poor: The Politics of Social Policy Reforms in Mexico ; 20. Redefining the Public/Private Mix: NGOs and the Emergency Social Investment Fund in Ecuador ; 21. Regional Integration and Transnational Politics: Popular Sector Strategies in the NAFTA Era ; CONCLUSION ; 22. Associative Networks: New Structures of Representation for the Popular Sectors? ; Contributors List ; Bibliography


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will probably remain as a seminal work. It brilliantly embodies a highly welcomed evolution in the way the political changes in Latin America are studied * Latin American Studies. *

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