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Chronicle of a Myth Foretold: The Washington Consensus in Latin America

special editors of this volume, Douglas S. Massey, Magaly Sanchez R., and Jere R. Behrman
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE Publications, c2006.
Language
English
Variant Title
Washington Consensus in Latin America
Series
The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
ISBN
1412950074 (paper), 1412950082 (cloth)
Contents
  • Introduction : of myths and markets / Douglas S. Massey, Magaly Sanchez R., and Jere R. Behrman
  • Neoliberalism and patterns of economic performance, 1980-2000 / Joseph Nathan Cohen and Miguel Angel Centeno
  • Vanishing assets : cumulative disadvantage among the urban poor / Mercedes Gonzalez de la Rocha
  • Consequences of structural adjustment on economic and social domains : two decades in the life of Peru / Orland Plaza and Nelly P. Stromquist
  • Salvese quien pueda : structural adjustment and emigration from Lima / Douglas S. Massey and Chiara Capoferro
  • Frustrated achievers : winner, losers, and subjective well-being in Peru's emerging economy / Carol Graham and Stefano Pettinato
  • The metamorphosis of marginality : four generations in the favelas of Rio de Janiero / Janice E. Perlman
  • Insecurity and violence as a new power relation in Latin America / Magaly Sanchez R.
  • Lula's political economy : changes and challenges / Paulo Paiva
  • Public and private responses to social exclusion among youth in Sao Paulo / Pedro Jacobi
  • Reform of the state : an alternative for change in Latin America / Carlos Blanco
  • Mitigating myths about policy effectiveness : evaluation of Mexico's antipoverty and human resource investment program / Jere R. Behrman and Emmanuel Skoufias.
Description
315 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • "July 2006."
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Series Statement
The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 0002-7162 ; v. 606
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science v.606
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Also available online.
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