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The Resource Globalization and austerity politics in Latin America, Stephen B. Kaplan

Globalization and austerity politics in Latin America, Stephen B. Kaplan

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Globalization and austerity politics in Latin America
Title
Globalization and austerity politics in Latin America
Statement of responsibility
Stephen B. Kaplan
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The book explores the effect of financial globalization on Latin American economic policy making"--
  • "Developing country politicians in a financially globalized world suffer a similar fate. Hoping to lift their countries to development's pinnacle, they toil against the fierce force of globalization. The repeatedly roll the policy boulder up the mountain. Hoping to please mercurial markets, governments cut spending, hike interest rates, and balance budgets. With each economic crisis, however, the rock repeatedly tumbles down the mountain. In this manner, financial volatility has wreaked havoc on developing country economies over the last two decades. Why are some countries able to surmount the gravity of globalization, while others suffer from a Sisyphus-like misfortune? Let us begin by taking a brief South American sojourn to Argentina and Venezuela. With the rise of the Latin American left over the last decade, scholars and the popular press have often placed these two countries under a similar radical or populist banner. They share other political and economic characteristics too. They are both presidential, upper middle-income countries that feature comparatively sized economies and populations. In terms of their macroeconomic approaches, however, their policy stances ...."--
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1973-
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Kaplan, Stephen B.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
HC125
LC item number
.K37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in comparative politics
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  • Latin America
  • Latin America
  • Globalization
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Economic Conditions
  • Economic policy
  • Globalization
  • Political science
  • Latin America
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Globalization and austerity politics in Latin America, Stephen B. Kaplan
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-314) and index
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Globalization and austerity politics -- 3. The political economy of elections -- 4. The electoral boom-bust cycle -- 5. From gunboat to trading-floor diplomacy -- 6. When Latin American grasshoppers become ants -- 7. The political austerity cycle -- 8 Conclusion -- Appendix : Field research interviews
Control code
796775671
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxi, 331 p.
Isbn
9781107017979
Lccn
2012019692
Other control number
40021937392
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)796775671
Label
Globalization and austerity politics in Latin America, Stephen B. Kaplan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-314) and index
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Globalization and austerity politics -- 3. The political economy of elections -- 4. The electoral boom-bust cycle -- 5. From gunboat to trading-floor diplomacy -- 6. When Latin American grasshoppers become ants -- 7. The political austerity cycle -- 8 Conclusion -- Appendix : Field research interviews
Control code
796775671
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxi, 331 p.
Isbn
9781107017979
Lccn
2012019692
Other control number
40021937392
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)796775671

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