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Social Policy in Central America: Stubborn Legacies, Positive yet Limited
Central America constitutes a fascinating case study of the challenges, opportunities and characteristics of the process of transformation in today’s global economy. Comprised of a politically diverse range of societies, ...
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 ...
El reto de proveer salud para todos: Perú en perspectiva regional
Este libro cumple con un doble objetivo. Primero, se aboca a observar múltiples y recientes transformaciones de la realidad peruana: las instituciones y las políticas públicas, la sociedad y su representación, las distintas ...
Why and How to Build Universal Social Policy in the South
In Confronting Dystopia, a distinguished group of scholars analyze the implications of the ongoing technological revolution for jobs, working conditions, and income. Focusing on the economic and political implications of ...
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 ...
Are coalitions equally important for redistribution in Latin America? The intervening role of welfare regimes
The relationship between socioeconomic inequality and democratic politics has been one of the central questions in the social sciences from Aristotle on. Recent waves of democratization, combined with deepened global ...