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The Third World Beyond the Cold War: Continuity and Change

Louise Fawcett and Yezid Sayigh (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295518
eISBN:
9780191599217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295510.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book analyses the changes that have occurred in developing countries since the end of the Cold War. The first section highlights major areas of change in economics, politics, and security and ... More


Multiculturalism versus neoliberalism in Latin America

Donna Lee Van Cott

in Multiculturalism and the Welfare State: Recognition and Redistribution in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199289172
eISBN:
9780191711084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289172.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In Latin America, neoliberal retrenchment of the state coincided with the increasing adoption of multiculturalist rights for indigenous peoples, and there has been a vibrant debate about the ... More


Crisis, Stabilization, and Economic Reform: Therapy by Consensus

Michael Bruno

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198286639
eISBN:
9780191603839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286635.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book examines the phenomenon of the high inflation processes of the 1970s and 1980s as exemplified by Argentina, Brazil, and Israel. It explores the common characteristics of such processes and ... More


Race and the Politics of Solidarity

Juliet Hooker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335361
eISBN:
9780199868995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335361.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines how the social fact of race shapes the ethical-political orientations of citizens in diverse democracies. It develops the concept of racialized solidarity; explores its impact on ... More


Political Power and Women’s Representation in Latin America

Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731954
eISBN:
9780199866571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731954.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The number of women elected to Latin American legislatures has grown significantly over the past 30 years. Yet, wide variation persists across countries within the region. These patterns generate ... More


International Support for Democracy in Contemporary Latin America: The Role of the Party Internationals

Wolf Grabendorff

in The International Dimensions of Democratization: Europe and the Americas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243754
eISBN:
9780191600333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243751.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Investigates the important contribution made to democratic political culture in the Latin American countries by the activities of Party Internationals, all of which are represented in the European ... More


National Financial Systems in Latin America: Attributes, Credit Allocation Practices, and Their Impact on Enterprise Development

John C. Edmunds

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Most firms headquartered in Latin America are not large enough to rank highly among the top firms in the world, and do not operate in industry sectors that are classified as rapidly growing. Most ... More


The Resurgence of United States Political Development Assistance to Latin America in the 1980s

Thomas Carothers

in The International Dimensions of Democratization: Europe and the Americas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243754
eISBN:
9780191600333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243751.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The surprisingly wide variety of US political development assistance programmes in Latin America prompts a number of questions, which are addressed in this chapter. First, what did the many different ... More


International Political Finance: The Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Latin America

Michael Pinto‐Duschinsky

in The International Dimensions of Democratization: Europe and the Americas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243754
eISBN:
9780191600333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243751.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Initiates the process of mapping foreign sources of political funding in Latin America, focusing on the activities of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, located in Germany. Although the foundation is ... More


Latin America: Collective Responses to New Realities

Jorge Heine

in The Third World Beyond the Cold War: Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295518
eISBN:
9780191599217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295510.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines the reasons for the remarkable turnaround since the end of the cold war in Latin America's development in economic and political spheres, which has resulted in it becoming the fastest ... More


Party Politics in New Democracies

Paul Webb and Stephen White (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199289653
eISBN:
9780191710964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289653.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The sister volume to a book called Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies, this book offers a systematic and rigorous analysis of parties in some of the world's major new democracies. ... More


Sectoral Resource Transfer, Conflict, and Macrostability in Economic Development: A Comparative Analysis

Juro Teranishi

in The Role of Government in East Asian Economic Development: Comparative Institutional Analysis

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780198294917
eISBN:
9780191715501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294917.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter investigates the effects of financing industrialization through policy-based mobilization of agricultural savings, based on a comparative study of less developed economics in East Asia, ... More


The Role of Economic Groups in Latin America

Robert Grosse

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The largest firms in Latin America are a mix of subsidiaries of foreign multinational enterprises, government-owned companies such as oil companies, and locally-owned Grupos that are involved in ... More


Pension Reform and Gender Inequality

Michelle Dion

in Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226801
eISBN:
9780191710285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226801.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter examines an effect of pension reform that was largely unanticipated, or at least seldom explicitly considered, when many pension reforms were being adopted throughout Latin America: the ... More


Latin American Cause‐Lawyering Networks

Stephen Meili

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the formation, role, and dynamics of cause lawyer networks in postauthoritarian Latin America, and the linkages between such networks and the processes of globalization and ... More


Outward FDI and the Competitiveness of Latin American Firms

Márcia Tavares

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter describes recent trends in the internationalization of Latin American companies through foreign direct investment (FDI). Focusing on the larger Latin American investors, the chapter ... More


A Marriage Made in America: Trent and the Baroque

Anthony M. Stevens-Arroyo

in From Trent to Vatican II: Historical and Theological Investigations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178067
eISBN:
9780199784905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178068.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the impact of Trent in Latin America, post-Tridentine thinking about American Catholicism, and the Catholic baroque. Trent's decrees assumed a new function as the blueprints for ... More


Introduction: Democratic Accountability in Latin America *

Scott Mainwaring

in Democratic Accountability in Latin America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199256372
eISBN:
9780191602368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256373.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion on the challenges of democratic accountability in Latin America. It then presents the three main themes that run throughout the book. These are the ... More


The Accountability Deficit in Latin America

Brian F. Crisp and Matthew Soberg Shugart

in Democratic Accountability in Latin America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199256372
eISBN:
9780191602368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256373.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter presents accountability as an inherently vertical relationship. It discusses the conflicts between vertical accountability, horizontal exchange, and superintendence in presidential ... More


Human Understanding and Local Interests: Occidentalism and the (Latin) American Argument

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter outlines a map of the border of the empires whose tensions contributed to the fabrication of a homogeneous notion of Latin America in the colonial horizon of modernity. These conflicting ... More


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