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The Resource On the move : the politics of social change in Latin America, Henry Veltmeyer

On the move : the politics of social change in Latin America, Henry Veltmeyer

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On the move : the politics of social change in Latin America
Title
On the move
Title remainder
the politics of social change in Latin America
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Henry Veltmeyer
Title variation
Politics of social change in Latin America
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Language
eng
Summary
Will social change in Latin America lead to a kinder, gentler form of globalization or a model that offers a radical rethinking of how we produce and distribute wealth? What are the effects on social movements and their ability to push for change when progressive governments are elected? Does democratic participation mean greater economic equality? On the Move addresses these questions by providing an up-to-date, continent-wide account of political and social change in Latin America. Globalization has, over the last two decades, structurally adjusted local communities to conform to a new world order. It is no surprise then that social discontent is widespread in those countries where large portions of the population have not shared in the gains of economic development. Nowhere is this more evident than in Latin America where social discontent has totally transformed the political landscape in recent years. Whether it is local communities writing their own budgets in Brazil, landless workers organizing in the fields of Bolivia or a new leftist government taking hold in Ecuador, change has been dramatic. The question now is whether this change will lead to a milder form of neo-liberal globalization, or whether these social movements will continue to push for a development alternative that aims not just for greater political participation but greater economic equality as well. Veltmeyer explores these forces of political change offering a critical analysis of the most recent research by political and economic sociologists, development economists, and political scientists
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Veltmeyer, Henry
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Neoliberalism
  • Social change
  • Latin America
  • Latin America
  • Latin America
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Economic history
  • Neoliberalism
  • Politics and government
  • Social change
  • Social conditions
  • Latin America
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On the move : the politics of social change in Latin America, Henry Veltmeyer
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-200) and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
  • CONTENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER 1: NEO-LIBERALISM AND US IMPERIALISM -- Neo-liberalism in Theory and Practice -- Neo-liberal Policy and Politics: Socio-economic Impacts and Political Responses -- The Economics and Politics of US Imperialism -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 2: A NEW PARADIGM? -- Structural Adjustment with a Human Face: The Appeal to Social Liberalism -- The War against Poverty and the New Social Policy -- The Search for Alternative Development: A New Paradigm? -- The Neo-structuralist Pivot of Alternative Development
  • International Co-operation for Development and the NGO: Civil Society to the Rescue?Conclusion -- CHAPTER 3: SOCIAL CAPITAL AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT -- The Local and the Social in the New Paradigm -- Making Democracy Work: Putnam on Social Capital -- Social Capital and Its Critics: Unrealistic Expectations or Political Demobilization? -- Social Capital, Poverty, and Development -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 4: PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT -- Setting the Stage for Participatory Development: From the Old to the New Republic
  • Decentralization and Local DevelopmentDecentralization in Practice: Municipalizing Development -- Porto Alegre: A Model of Participatory Development? -- Transforming Local Governance: The Challenge of Local Power -- The Workers' Party in Porto Alegre: The Participatory Budget Process -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 5: THE DEVELOPMENT DYNAMICS OF SOCIAL EXCLUSION -- Neo-liberalism and the Offensive against Labour -- Capitalist Development and the Search for Alternatives -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 6: RURAL STRUGGLES AND THE LAND QUESTION
  • Landlessness and Rural Poverty: The Peasantry and the StateThree Paths to Reform -- Social Movements in Latin Americaâ€?Old and New -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 7: FROM THE BARRICADES TO THE BALLOT BOX -- Social Movements on the Rise -- NGOs and Participatory Development: Solidarity from Below -- New Class Movements in the Countryside -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 8: MOVEMENT IN THE COUNTRYSIDE AND CITIES -- The Road to State Power: Electoral Politics or Mass Mobilization? -- The Dynamics of Social Mobilization and Electoral Politics -- The Development Path to Change
  • ConclusionGLOSSARY -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- I -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- S -- U -- W -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z
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ocn427681249
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (209 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442603325
Lccn
2007280375
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
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22573/ctt2k1pxg
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)427681249
Label
On the move : the politics of social change in Latin America, Henry Veltmeyer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-200) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • CONTENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER 1: NEO-LIBERALISM AND US IMPERIALISM -- Neo-liberalism in Theory and Practice -- Neo-liberal Policy and Politics: Socio-economic Impacts and Political Responses -- The Economics and Politics of US Imperialism -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 2: A NEW PARADIGM? -- Structural Adjustment with a Human Face: The Appeal to Social Liberalism -- The War against Poverty and the New Social Policy -- The Search for Alternative Development: A New Paradigm? -- The Neo-structuralist Pivot of Alternative Development
  • International Co-operation for Development and the NGO: Civil Society to the Rescue?Conclusion -- CHAPTER 3: SOCIAL CAPITAL AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT -- The Local and the Social in the New Paradigm -- Making Democracy Work: Putnam on Social Capital -- Social Capital and Its Critics: Unrealistic Expectations or Political Demobilization? -- Social Capital, Poverty, and Development -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 4: PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT -- Setting the Stage for Participatory Development: From the Old to the New Republic
  • Decentralization and Local DevelopmentDecentralization in Practice: Municipalizing Development -- Porto Alegre: A Model of Participatory Development? -- Transforming Local Governance: The Challenge of Local Power -- The Workers' Party in Porto Alegre: The Participatory Budget Process -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 5: THE DEVELOPMENT DYNAMICS OF SOCIAL EXCLUSION -- Neo-liberalism and the Offensive against Labour -- Capitalist Development and the Search for Alternatives -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 6: RURAL STRUGGLES AND THE LAND QUESTION
  • Landlessness and Rural Poverty: The Peasantry and the StateThree Paths to Reform -- Social Movements in Latin Americaâ€?Old and New -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 7: FROM THE BARRICADES TO THE BALLOT BOX -- Social Movements on the Rise -- NGOs and Participatory Development: Solidarity from Below -- New Class Movements in the Countryside -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 8: MOVEMENT IN THE COUNTRYSIDE AND CITIES -- The Road to State Power: Electoral Politics or Mass Mobilization? -- The Dynamics of Social Mobilization and Electoral Politics -- The Development Path to Change
  • ConclusionGLOSSARY -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- I -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- S -- U -- W -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z
Control code
ocn427681249
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (209 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442603325
Lccn
2007280375
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2k1pxg
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)427681249

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