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Neoliberalism and the re-emergence of ethnopolitics in Bolivia

Willem Assies

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/9780199289172.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines one of the most controversial cases in Latin America regarding the link between indigenous rights and neoliberal retrenchment. Bolivia is a central case since there indigenous ... More


Bounded Rationality in Latin-American Pension Reform

Kurt Weyland

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/9780199226801.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter analyzes the decision-making process surrounding pension reform in Latin America. It argues decision to emulate the Chilean model did not follow the procedures of full, ‘economic’ ... More


Turning to forestry for a way out of poverty: is formalizing property rights enough?

Krister Andersson and Diego Pacheco

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

How can formal, national-level policies be structured so that they enhance rural people’s capabilities for sustained improvements of their quality of life? This paper analyses this question in the ... More


Mixed-Member Electoral Systems: The Best of Both Worlds?

Matthew Soberg Shugart and Martin P. Wattenberg (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257683
eISBN:
9780191600241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925768X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is a series (Comparative Politics) for students and teachers of political science that deals with contemporary issues in comparative government and politics. In the view of many electoral ... More


Confronting Legacies of State Repression: Uruguay and Chile in Comparative Perspective

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This is the first of two ‘stage-setting’ chapters in Part I of the book (Problems of Transitional Truth and Justice in Comparative Perspective, and Human Rights’ Violations under Military rule in ... More


Electoral Reform in Bolivia: Origins of the Mixed‐Member Proportional System

René Antonio Mayorga

in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems: The Best of Both Worlds?

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257683
eISBN:
9780191600241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925768X.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In 1994, Bolivia undertook a major constitutional and electoral reform, in which a closed‐list proportional representation (PR) system for the Lower House of the Congress was replaced by a ... More


The Mixed‐Member Proportional System and Its Consequences in Bolivia

René Antonio Mayorga

in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems: The Best of Both Worlds?

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257683
eISBN:
9780191600241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925768X.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Bolivia's mixed‐member proportional (MMP) electoral system was only established in 1994 and was applied for the first time in the elections of June 1997, so it is not yet possible to make a ... More


Political violence, state instability, and poverty

Paul Mosley

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

From the previous chapter, conflict in this chapter is related to trust: specifically to the trust of the non-elite group (the ‘people’) in the fairness of the allocation of resources between ... More


Bolivia

Paul Mosley

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter uses a ‘political ‘poverty trap’ model, incorporating measures of institutional weakness and local political militancy, to explain the persistence of high levels of poverty in Bolivia ... More


Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Todd A. Eisenstadt, Michael S. Danielson, Moises Jaime Bailon Corres, and Carlos Sorroza Polo (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Throughout the Americas indigenous people have been arguing that they should be entitled, as “first peoples,” to representation in local, national, and international fora in a capacity different from ... More


Roads and Tropical Forests: From White Lines to White Elephants

John Reid

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the nature of roads’ environmental impacts and presents four fundamental strategies to ensure that road planning minimized the worst and least reversible of these impacts. ... More


A Growth Collapse with Point Resources: Bolivia

Richard M. Auty and J. L. Evia

in Resource Abundance and Economic Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199275786
eISBN:
9780191602160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275785.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the growth collapse in Bolivia in the mid-1980s. It is shown that a series of factional governments pushed the mineral-driven Bolivian economy into the staple strap development ... More


Introduction: Reconciling liberal pluralism and group rights: A comparative perspective on Oaxaca, Mexico’s, experiment in multiculturalism

Todd A. Eisenstadt

in Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

“Autonomy” as a concept contains a slew of meanings, connotations, and frames. This chapter considers the degree to which minority groups can operate independently from the state and its dominant ... More


Uses of autonomy: The evolution of multicultural discourse in Bolivian politics

Erik Cooke

in Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Bolivian social movements enjoyed many successes in the 1990s using a strong discourse of multiculturalism. While social movements secured legal recognitions of indigenous language, culture, and ... More


Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Maria Tapias

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book examines how Bolivia's hesitant courtship with globalization manifested in the visceral and emotional diseases that afflicted many of its women. Drawing on case studies conducted among ... More


Governing Extractive Industries: Politics, Histories, Ideas

Anthony Bebbington, Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai, Denise Humphreys Bebbington, Marja Hinfelaar, and Cynthia Sanborn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198820932
eISBN:
9780191860478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820932.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Proposals for more effective natural resource governance emphasize the importance of institutions and governance, but say less about the political conditions under which institutional change occurs. ... More


From Development to Dictatorship: Bolivia and the Alliance for Progress in the Kennedy Era

Thomas C. Jr. Field

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452604
eISBN:
9780801470455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452604.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the most idealistic years of John F. Kennedy's Alliance for Progress development program, Bolivia was the highest per capita recipient of U.S. foreign aid in Latin America. Nonetheless, ... More


Embodying Belonging: Racializing Okinawan Diaspora in Bolivia and Japan

Taku Suzuki

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833442
eISBN:
9780824870775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833442.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book is a study of an Okinawan diasporic community in South America and Japan. Under extraordinary conditions throughout the twentieth century, Okinawans left their homeland and created various ... More


Uncertain Citizenship: Everyday Practices of Bolivian Migrants in Chile

Megan Ryburn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298767
eISBN:
9780520970793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298767.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Uncertain Citizenship: Everyday Practices of Bolivian Migrants in Chile explores how Bolivian migrants to Chile experience citizenship across borders in their daily lives. Based on multi-sited ... More


International Diversity and Change

Nicholas Barr and Peter Diamond

in Reforming Pensions: Principles and Policy Choices

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311303
eISBN:
9780199893461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311303.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter first discusses some of the reasons why pension systems today rightly look different from systems fifty years ago. It then considers developments in pension systems and their design and ... More


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