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Limits to Costa Rican Heterodoxy: What Has Changed in “Paradise”?
Throughout the second half of the 1980s and the 1990s, the so-called "Central American Switzerland," maintained an admirable record of democratic elections, an unblemished record of human and civil rights, a reasonable ...
The limits of family and Community Care: Challenges for Public Policy in Nicaragua
Care work, both paid and unpaid, contributes to well-being, social development and economic growth. But the costs of providing care are unequally borne across gender and social class. Feminist scholarship on the gendered ...
This study on Beyond the Contributory Pension, Fourteen Latin American experiences has fifteen chapters, which discuss and analyze the various policy initiatives aimed at expanding public coverage beyond the contributory ...
A long decade of gendering social policy in Latin America: transformative steps and inequality traps
Did recent social policy expansion entail positive changes for women and for gender equality in Latin America? This chapter argues that, overall, this expansion brought good news for women’s visibility as subjects of policy ...