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Neoliberalism and class conflict in Latin America

a comparative perspective on the political economy of structural adjustment

by Henry Veltmeyer

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Structural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Latin America.,
    • Economic stabilization -- Latin America.,
    • Social conflict -- Latin America.,
    • Liberalism -- Latin America.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-256) and index.

      StatementHenry Veltmeyer, James Petras and Steve Vieux.
      SeriesInternational political economy series
      ContributionsPetras, James F., 1937-, Vieux, Steve, 1949-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC125 .V445 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 258 p. :
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL989555M
      ISBN 100312164262
      LC Control Number96027852

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      Modern Latin America. New York: Oxford UP, This book provides relatively comprehensive coverage of the history of modern Latin America. For this paper, the section on economic systems in Latin America has been used in order to provide some understanding of economic changes towards ISI and neoliberalism that occurred in Peru. Tombs, David. Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Lexington Books Get Books The popular education and adult literacy movements in Chile have historically represented competing paths toward a literate society: one born and nurtured through bitter nineteenth-century labor struggles, the other a compensatory effort by the modern state to limit the.


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JAMES PETRAS is Professor of Sociology and Latin American studies at Binghamton University. He is the author of over 30 books dealing primarily with Latin America. His most recent book is titled Neoliberalism and Class Conflict in Latin America (Macmillan ).Cited by: He is the author of over 30 books dealing primarily with Latin America.

His most recent book is titled Neoliberalism and Class Conflict in Latin America (Macmillan ). He has published over articles in professional journals including the British Journal of Sociology, the American Sociological Review and the Journal of Peasant Studies.

The s in Latin America saw the implementation of a sweeping programme of economic reforms, either imposed as a condition for securing new loans or to embrace the neoliberal doctrine of structural adjustment, the ideology of a newly formed transnational capitalist class.

The Left Strikes Back book. Class Conflict In Latin America In The Age Of Neoliberalism. The Left Strikes Back. DOI link for The Left Strikes Back.

The Left Strikes Back book. Class Conflict In Latin America In The Age Of Neoliberalism. By James Petras. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 19 February Pub Cited by: Good Governance in the Era of Global Neoliberalism: Conflict and Depolitization in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa | Jolle Demmers, Alex E.

Fernández Jilberto, Barbara Hogenboom | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. This book examines cultural responses to the growing social instability in Latin America, a result of the failure of a number of programs and ongoing conflicts between neoliberal and post-neoliberal forces.

The contributors look at a wide range of cultural forms—such as underground cinema, street fairs, and self-help books—to explore how Latin Americans build communities and make meaning. 'Challenging Neoliberalism in Latin America is an essential book for analysts of social movements and Latin American politics, as well as anyone who cares about economic inequality, social justice, and citizenship in a globalized world.

populism in contemporary Latin America is usually equated with a lower-class backlash against the austerity, inequalities, and market in-securities attendant on neoliberalism.3 Likewise, presidents and finance ministers who implement IMF-approved stabilization plans routinely pledge to resist the "populist temptation"—that is, the politically.

The most refreshing aspect of this book is that the authors move away from a simplistic view of seeing political conflict in Latin America through the perspective of an anti-imperialistic struggle in which the domestic ruling class are simple marionettes controlled by Yankee imperialism, to a much more insightful one which enables the reader to.

About this book Introduction The six case study chapters—on Chile, Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, El Salvador, and Guatemala—variously explore how state policies and even United Nations peace-keeping missions have enhanced elite control of land and agricultural exports, banks and insurance companies, wholesale and import commerce, industrial.

James Petras teaches sociology at the State University of New York at Binghamton. He is co-author of the book Neoliberalism and Class Conflict in Latin America (Macmillan, ). By the early s the more perceptive sectors of the neoliberal ruling classes realized that their policies were polarizing the society and provoking large-scale social discontent.

This is highlighted in interpretations of neoliberalism as a class offensive. regional level in Latin America, Neolib eralism and class conflict in. Review – The Right in Latin America John Polga-Hecimovich • Oct 16 • Features While its methodological shortcomings may raise the ire of some political scientists, this book is still ultimately a novel account of elite power in Latin America.

Get this from a library. The left strikes back: class conflict in Latin America in the age of neoliberalism. [James F Petras;] -- The Left Strikes Back addresses the neglected topic of popular resistance to capital globalization and neoliberal polices, and considers the future of the revolutionary left in this region.

James. The Left Strikes Back: Class Conflict In Latin America In The Age Of Neoliberalism (Latin American Perspectives Series) [James Petras] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Left Strikes Back addresses the neglected topic of popular resistance to capital globalization and neoliberal polices.

James Petras shows that the current stage of capital globalization and the weakening of the ability of established popular groups to defend themselves have generated an important organized response on the part of those whose standard of living is most undermined and threatened by the process.

The bo. Neoliberalism was great for the middle class, but much like neocolonialism, left little for the poorest classes. By the turn of the century, many in Latin America. Get this from a library. Neoliberalism and class conflict in Latin America: a comparative perspective on the political economy of structural adjustment.

[Henry Veltmeyer; James F Petras; Steve Vieux] -- In Latin America the s opened with a crisis in the capacity of governments in the region to make interest payments on their accumulated external debts. Latin American conservatives generally believed in class stratification and opposed radical change in government in Latin America.

[2] The contest between liberals and conservatives in Latin America, while sweeping in effect, was largely fought between members of the landed, white or creole elite. Labor Conflict and Capitalist Hegemony in Argentina delves into the dynamics of labor conflict during Neoliberalism.

How did workers react to market reforms and massive layoffs. This book aims at contributing to a new way of conceptualizing labor relations within Marxism. Table of Contents. 1. Good Governance and Democracy in a World of Neoliberal Regimes - Jolle Demmers, Alex E.

Fernández Jilberto and Barbara Hogenboom Political Economy of Neoliberal Governance in Latin America - The case of Chile: Alex E. Fernández Jilberto 3.'Que Se Vayan Todos': Neoliberal collapse and social protest in Argentina - Norma Giarracca and Miguel Teubal 4.

He never used the term neoliberalism (that was invented by a colleague), but that is what it came to be called. The Good Society. Lippmann’s great book – and it truly is a great book and very much worth a read – appeared in The Good Society.

The book celebrated liberalism and thus rejected socialism, fascism, and Toryism. Neoliberalism in Latin America has been a bust, a dud, a fiasco, except for the wealthy for whom it turned into the bonanza of a lifetime. The people know it, and they’re slowly, methodically.