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Latin American prospects for the 1980s

equity, democratization, and development
  • 330 Pages
  • 0.46 MB
  • English

Praeger , New York, N.Y
Political participation -- Latin America., Democratization -- Latin America., Latin America -- Economic conditions -- 1982-, Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-, Latin America -- Social conditions -- 1982-, Latin America -- Politics and government --


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Statementedited by Archibald R.M. Ritter and David H. Pollock.
ContributionsRitter, Archibald R. M., Pollock, David H., Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.
LC ClassificationsHC125 .L353 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 330 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3497921M
ISBN 100030613639
LC Control Number82018039

Latin American prospects for the s: equity, democratization, and development. Get this from a library. Latin American prospects for the '80s: what kinds of development?: deformation, reformation, or transformation?: conference proceedings. [David H Pollock; Archibald R M Ritter;] -- Proceedings of a conference held Nov.,to explore Latin American and Caribbean development prospects for the s.

The main argument in this chapter is that the neoliberal policies followed by almost all Latin American countries since the s are further deepening the. Skip to main content. T&F logo. Search: Search all titles.

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School of International Affairs.; Canadian Institute of International Affairs. Increasingly, it looks as if an old Mexican legend augurs the truth. The myth claims that, unable to battle invaders through military means, the citizens of Latin America will fight back by slowly infiltrating the soul of the enemy.

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Another challenge for democracy and well-being in Latin America is the legacy of our military history. In Central America, peace agreements have been signed and democratic institutions put in place in the countries that were torn by war in the s and 80s.

However, the weapons from those wars have remained in the hands of soldiers and rebels. This is the first English book on the economic relations between China and Latin America written by Chinese scholars.

The authors are all from the Institute of Latin American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences — China’s premier think tank. Latin America and the Caribbean Regional growth is expected to rise to % inas growth in the largest economies strengthens and domestic demand picks up at the regional level.

In Brazil, more robust investor confidence, together with a gradual easing of lending and labor market conditions, is expected to support an acceleration in. This article needs additional citations for verification.

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This book’s key contribution is to show how the economic and political upheavals of the s and s reconfigured Latin American societies and politics In sum, this book meets its goal of giving scholars and students of politics in Latin America crucial insights regarding the transformation of social, political, and cultural Format: Hardcover.

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This groundbreaking book explores postwar Latin American architecture during the dynamic years between and a period of extraordinary architectural creativity set against the backdrop of massive urbanization, nation-building, and political upheaval. Key architects include Lina Bo Bardi, Luis Barragan, Félix Candela, Oscar Niemeyer /5(7).The long-time opponents of the Washington Consensus reforms are in full cry.

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