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Social development in Latin America : the politics of reform

Author: Joseph S Tulchin; Allison M Garland
Publisher: Boulder : L. Rienner, 2000.
Series: Woodrow Wilson Center current studies on Latin America.
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"This volume provides a wideranging analysis of social welfare reform in the region, examining in particular the politics involved in implementing difficult and controversial social policies that often pit the middle strata of society, represented by powerful stakeholders, against the poor."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph S Tulchin; Allison M Garland
ISBN: 1555878431 9781555878436
OCLC Number: 43403502
Description: vi, 272 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The politics and administration of social development in Latin America / Allison M. Garland --
The social agenda and the politics of reform in Latin America / Merilee S. Grindle --
Reforming social sector governance: a political perspective / Joan M. Nelson --
From safety nets to social sector reform: lessons from the developing countries for the transition economies / Carol Graham --
Safety nets and service delivery: what are social funds really telling us? / Judith Tendler --
Overcoming poverty in Chile / Dagmar Raczynski --
Chile: the dark side of a successful housing policy / María Elena Ducci --
What significance hath reform? the view from the Mexican barrio / Susan Eckstein --
The social consequences of political reforms: decentralization and social policy in Venezuela / Juan Carlo Navarro --
The social agenda in Argentina: a review of retirement and employment policies / Laura Golbert.
Series Title: Woodrow Wilson Center current studies on Latin America.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph S. Tulchin, Allison M. Garland.

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