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After Neoliberalism?: The Left and Economic Reforms in Latin America

Gustavo A. Flores-Macias

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891658
eISBN:
9780199933402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891658.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Between 1998 and 2010, an unprecedented wave of left-of-center candidates reached power in Latin America. In spite of a shared concern for social inequality and opposition to the Washington ... More


Natural Resources and Economic Development in Brazil

Sarah M. Brooks and Marcus J. Kurtz

in New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Brazil stands out as an emblematic exception to the "curse" of natural resources (especially oil)-in both its political and economic variants. Despite a history of abundance of, and reliance upon, ... More


Party System in Disarray: Venezuela’s Statist Revisionism

Gustavo Flores-Macías

in After Neoliberalism?: The Left and Economic Reforms in Latin America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891658
eISBN:
9780199933402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891658.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 4 discusses the role of the party system in explaining statist economic reforms in Venezuela during Hugo Chávez’s presidency. It argues that the disarray of the party system during the late ... More


New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Ben Ross Schneider (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This book takes a deep, long look at the political economy of Brazil. The distinctive perspectives of the 11 chapters is historical, comparative, and theoretical. The main substantive chapters are ... More


New Developmentalism versus the Financialization of the Resource Curse: The Challenge of Exchange Rate Management in Brazil

Kevin P. Gallagher and Daniela Magalhães Prates

in New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The PT governments in Brazil were quick to learn that national developmentalist agendas can be jeopardized by the whims of global finance. In response, the PT pioneered an array of tools that aimed ... More


Introduction

Nimah Mazaheri

in Oil Booms and Business Busts: Why Resource Wealth Hurts Entrepreneurs in the Developing World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190490218
eISBN:
9780190490232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190490218.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Environmental Politics

Countries with abundant oil wealth are more likely to impose a host of barriers to the activities of domestic firms and entrepreneurs. This is a serious problem for these countries because the nature ... More


Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War

Sara Meger

in Rape Loot Pillage: The Political Economy of Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190277666
eISBN:
9780190277680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277666.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Sometimes rape is a weapon of war. This chapter looks at rape and other forms of sexual violence that form a tactic and strategy of war and examines how it relates to the politico-economic conditions ... More


Petrobras in the History of Offshore Oil

Tyler Priest

in New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This essay analyzes the evolution the Brazilian oil industry during the second half of the 20th century and focuses on the aggressive push offshore by the state-owned oil company (or national oil ... More


The Political Economy of Sexual Violence in the DRC

Sara Meger

in Rape Loot Pillage: The Political Economy of Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190277666
eISBN:
9780190277680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277666.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The ongoing civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) provides a useful case for examining the political economy of sexual violence where this violence does not appear to be perpetrated out ... More


Conclusion

Nimah Mazaheri

in Oil Booms and Business Busts: Why Resource Wealth Hurts Entrepreneurs in the Developing World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190490218
eISBN:
9780190490232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190490218.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Environmental Politics

Analyzing the business environments in oil-producing countries provides us with important insights into the challenges that these countries have faced and says a great deal about where they are ... More


The Crisis of Corruption

Alexandra Gillies

in Crude Intentions: How Oil Corruption Contaminates the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190940706
eISBN:
9780190940737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190940706.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Observing oil boom corruption is like placing a drop of dye in the circulatory system of global corruption, and watching it reveal the system’s channels and pathways as it spreads and spreads. ... More


Crude Intentions: How Oil Corruption Contaminates the World

Alexandra Gillies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190940706
eISBN:
9780190940737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190940706.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Billions of dollars stolen from citizens are circling the globe, enriching powerful individuals, altering political outcomes, and disadvantaging everyday people. Where does one begin to fight ... More


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