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What justice? whose justice? : fighting for fairness in Latin America

Author: Susan Eckstein; Timothy P Wickham-Crowley
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, cop. 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The new millennium began with the triumph of democracy and markets. But for whom is life just, how so, and why? And what is being done to correct persisting injustices? This book offers fresh  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Eckstein; Timothy P Wickham-Crowley
ISBN: 0520237447 9780520237445 0520237455 9780520237452
OCLC Number: 492095059
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 vol. (XIV-362 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations Preface 1. Struggles for Justice in Latin America Susan Eva Eckstein and Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley PART ONE: POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS, RIGHTS, AND INJUSTICE 2. Social Inequality, Civil Society, and the Limits of Citizenship in Latin America Philip Oxhorn 3. An Exception to Chilean Exceptionalism? The Historical Role of Chile's Judiciary Lisa Hilbink 4. Presidential Crises and Democratic Accountability in Latin America, 1990--1999 Anibal Perez-Linan PART TWO: THE POLITY, THE SOCIAL CONTRACT, AND INJUSTICE 5. The Vicious Cycle of Inequality in Latin America Terry Lynn Karl 6. Perpetrators' Confessions: Truth, Reconciliation, and Justice in Argentina Leigh A. Payne 7. Colombia: Does Injustice Cause Violence? Marc W. Chernick PART THREE: DEMOCRATIZATION: THE PROMISE OF JUSTICE AND ITS LIMITATIONS 8. Progressive Pragmatism as a Governance Model: An In-Depth Look at Porto Alegre, Brazil, 1989--2000 Sybil Delaine Rhodes 9. Citizen Responses to Conflict and Political Crisis in Peru: Informal Politics in Ayacucho David Scott Palmer PART FOUR: ETHNIC RESPONSES TO INJUSTICES 10. Social Justice and the New Indigenous Politics: An Analysis of Guatemala, the Central Andes, and Chiapas John A. Peeler 11. The War of the Peace: Indigenous Women's Struggle for Social Justice in Chiapas, Mexico June Nash 12. Reflections on Remembrance: Voices from an Ixcan Village Beatriz Manz List of Contributors Index
Responsibility: edited by Susan Eva Eckstein and Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley.


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