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The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America

Rethinking Participation and Representation (Oxford Studies in Democratization)

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsDouglas A. Chalmers (Editor), Carlos M. Vilas (Editor), Katherine Hite (Editor), Scott B. Martin (Editor), Kerianne Piester (Editor), Monique Segarra (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages662
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Open LibraryOL7402308M
ISBN 100198781830
ISBN 109780198781837

In Democracy and the Left, Evelyne Huber and John D. Stephens argue that the resurgence of democracy in Latin America is key to this change. In addition to directly affecting public policy, democratic institutions enable left-leaning political parties to emerge, significantly influencing the allocation of social spending on poverty and inequality. The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America Rethinking Participation and Representation Edited by Douglas A. Chalmers, Carlos M. Vilas, Katherine Hite, Scott B. Martin, Kerianne Piester, and Monique Segarra Oxford Studies in Democratization.

Declining social and economic inequalities since the late s coincided with several basic shifts in Latin America’s political landscape, including an electoral turn to the left and a revival of social mobilization from below. These shifts helped to ‘repoliticize’ inequality and return redistributive policies to a central place on the political agenda in the aftermath to the structural Author: Kenneth M. Roberts. Latin America is often singled out for its high and persistent income inequality. Toward the end of the s, however, income concentration began to fall across the region. Of the seventeen.

This edited collection explores the relationship between migration and inequality in Africa, Asia and Latin America by taking into account economic and social inequalities. While the focus on inequality as opposed to poverty is in itself original, the book offers additional points of interest. Areas of interest. Contemporary Latin America faces profound challenges and opportunities: authoritarian enclaves in nascent democracies, distributive conflict amidst declining socioeconomic inequality, environmental crisis and reform, and continuous attempts at reforming institutions and incorporating new forms of citizenship.


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Piketty, a professor at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS) and the Paris School of Economics, spoke to the Gazette about his anxiously awaited new book. Q&A Thomas Piketty. GAZETTE: You write that inequality is not the result of economics or technological change, but is rooted in ideology and politics.

How so and why. The book aims to document and explain the sizeable decline of income inequality that has taken place in Latin America during the s. It does so through an exploration of inequality changes in six representative countries, and ten policy chapters dealing with macroeconomics, foreign trade, taxation, labour market, human capital formation, and social assistance, which point to.

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The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation Douglas A. Chalmers, Carlos M. Vilas, Katherine Hite, Scott B.

Martin, Kerianne Piester, and Monique Segarra Abstract. Almost all agree that political systems in Latin America underwent a transformation in the s.

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Over the last two decades, economic, political, and social life in Latin America has been transformed by the region’s accelerated integration into the global economy. Although this transformation has tended to exacerbate various inequities, new forms of popular expression and action challenging the contemporary structures of capital and power Cited by: Political Inequality in an Age of Democracy: Cross-national Perspectives Edited by Joshua Kjerulf Dubrow Routledge – – pages Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology Visit this book's Routledge webpage Visit this book's Amazon webpage Bibliographic data for Chapter One: "The Concept and Study of Political Inequality" Visit the webpage for the article, "Democracy and.

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This book will be a great resource for activists. Income inequality is greater in the United States than in any other democracy in the developed world. Between andwhen the Gini index Author: Jill Lepore.

The words "exploitation," "inequality," and "resistance" bind together attitudes and actions that encapsulate much of Latin America's economic, social, and political history for more than half a : Oxford University Press.POVERTY AND INEQUALITY IN LATIN AMERICA: SOME POLITICAL REFLECTIONS Guillermo O’Donnell Working Paper # - July Guillermo O'Donnell, Helen Kellogg Professor of Government and International Studies, is Academic Director of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Size: KB.In this book, a group of global experts gathered by the Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL), part of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), show readers how various types of inequality, such as economical, educational, racial and gender inequality have been practiced in countries like Brazil, Bolivia.