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Targeting the Poor: The Politics of Social Policy Reforms in Mexico

Kerianne Piester

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Responding to the crisis of shrinking state budgets and rising social demands in the 1980s, the Mexican government experimented with a new participatory poverty alleviation model. Targeting the poor ... More


Popular Responses to State‐Sponsored Violence in Brazil

Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Highlights a fundamental contradiction in Brazil's democracy: the coexistence of political rights with pervasive human rights abuse. Political violence, condoned by the state, inhibits the extension ... More


A Compendium of Key Words and Concepts in Aid and Development

Myles A. Wickstead

in Aid and Development: A Brief Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198744924
eISBN:
9780191806025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744924.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An A to Z Compendium of eighteen key words and development concepts mentioned in Part One. The key terms provide further background on some of the key international organisations and institutions ... More


“Tiran and Sanafir are Egyptian!”: Second Wave of Counter-Revolution: Sisi as President (June 8, 2014–July 2018)

Amy Austin Holmes

in Coups and Revolutions: Mass Mobilization, the Egyptian Military, and the United States from Mubarak to Sisi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190071455
eISBN:
9780190071486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071455.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

The second wave of the counterrevolution is covered in chapter 7. With the election of Abdel Fattah El-Sisi as president, the level and form of state repression changed again. During the second wave ... More


 Design and Research

Daniel A. Barber

in A House in the Sun: Modern Architecture and Solar Energy in the Cold War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199394012
eISBN:
9780190274467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394012.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

In the context of the ongoing World Solar Energy Project, two new patterns began to emerge in the late 1950s. One was a new relationship between research and practice in architecture; the other the ... More


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