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Markets & democracy in Latin America

conflict or convergence?
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Lynne Rienner Publishers , Boulder
Democracy -- Economic aspects -- Latin America., Economic policy -- Political aspects., Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-, Latin America -- Economic po

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Other titlesMarkets and democracy in Latin America
Statementedited by Philip Oxhorn & Pamela K. Starr.
ContributionsOxhorn, Philip., Starr, Pamela K., 1958-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJL960 .M357 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 283 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL348248M
ISBN 101555877168
LC Control Number98007421

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Latin America’s working people and the poor have unleashed a new wave of resistance and self-assertion. In Chile the movement was sparked by a public transit fare increase; in Ecuador a cut in fuel subsidies sent people into the streets; in Haiti persistent poverty and.

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Garretón. MARKET CONSTRAINTS TO THE CONSOLODATION OF DEMOCRACY. Restoring Governance—P. Faucher. The Political Participation and Social Exclusion of the Popular Sectors in Chile—M. Barrera. POLITICAL CONSTRAINTS TO NEOLIBERAL REFORM.

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He correctly highlights the glaring gap between the formalities of electoral democracy, which appears to function reasonably well in many countries in Latin America, and the failure to consolidate and deepen democratic institutions. In the revolutionary years between andit would have been difficult to find three political systems as different as El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua, yet they found a common destination in democracy and free markets.

Paige shows that the divergent political histories and the convergent outcome were shaped by one commodity: coffee. Stronger, more developed Latin American economies tumbled all around it—Mexico's financial panic and deep economic recession inBrazil's financial panic inArgentina's inability to come out of recession in the late s.

The Dominican Republic was Latin America's champion economic performer of the second half of the s. Fall Markets and Democracy in Latin America. Listed in: Political Science, as POSC Faculty. Javier Corrales (Section 01). Description [CP, IR] In the s an unprecedented process of change began in Latin America: nations turned toward democracy and the market.

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As new democratic regimes take root in Latin America, two of the most striking developments have been a dramatic rise in crime rates and increased perception of insecurity among its citizens.

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Philip Oxhorn and Graciela Ducatenzeiler. By now, it has become almost cliché to refer to the s as Latin America's "lost decade." The resource drain caused by the servicing of excessive external debt and severe economic recession, frequently combined with escalating inflation, forced in almost every case difficult policy choices for national governments in Latin America.

In the s, an unprecedented change took place in Latin America: nations began to turn toward democracy and the market. In the s, some countries moved in the opposite direction, toward less democracy or less market orientation, or both. This seminar will examine the literature on the evolution of market democracies in Latin.

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Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Romance languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, and French are predominantly is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America in categorizing the New term comes from the fact that the predominant languages of the countries originated with the Latin ies: The Politics of Freeing Markets in Latin America.

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