3 edition of political economy of Latin American defense expenditures found in the catalog.
political economy of Latin American defense expenditures
Robert E. Looney
|Statement||Robert E. Looney.|
|LC Classifications||UA602.3 .L66 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 325 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||325|
|LC Control Number||85046043|
Political and Economic Lessons from Democratic Transitions. setting off the Latin American debt crisis. This crisis crippled the economy and . The political and economic transformation now emerging in Latin America, as some countries eschew rigid ideologies and adopt a more pragmatic combination of neoclassical orthodoxies and progressive social policies. Neither socialism nor free-market neoliberalism has been a very helpful model for Latin America, writes Javier Santiso in this witty and literate reading of that region's economic.
The Political Economy of Latin America Course Description Although the national debate surrounding the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) highlighted the importance of Mexico for the U.S. economy, our undergraduates know little about the changing societies in other Latin American countries. deal here with Latin America in overall terms. Rather, I shall present a series of loosely connected and necessarily brief "exercises" in compara-tive political economy. Not surprisingly, primary attention will be given to the four countries I visited this time: Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Mexico.
The political economy of defense spending is enormously important given its magnitude and its global implication. Since the late s, world and US military spending has being rising. This trend appears to be in sharp contrast to the long-term forecast about the so-called “peace dividend” formulated after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Blood and Power: The Militia-Corruption Nexus in Latin America Paul Rexton Kan In February , on the international bridge connecting the Venezuelan city of San Antonio del Tachira with the nation of Colombia, masked gunmen on motorcycles appeared behind a row of Venezuelan national guardsmen who were blocking humanitarian aid from entering Venezuela.
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This book by Javier Santiso celebrates the seminal work of Albert O. Hirschman, but I would argue that Hirschman deserves much, much better. The analysis covers old ground in ways that are not especially insightful or compelling for the specialist in Latin American political economy.
For newcomers, the book will be very tough by: This class explores the politics of economic reform in Latin America. Topics addressed include: Dependency, Development, and Bureaucratic-Authoritarianism; The Political Consequences of Market-Oriented Reform in Venezuela; The Mexican Peso Crisis; Transitions from Authoritarian Rule in the Southern Cone; Civil-Military Relations; Limits of Democratization; Parties and Elections in Latin.
The book focuses on Latin American - a pioneer in social policies in the developing world - to identify factors associated with the evolution of welfare state policies during the pre-globalization period (), and studies how globalization and democratization in the last 25 years have affected governments' fiscal commitment to social Price: $ The Political Economy of Military Spending in the United States.
Article (PDF Available) in American Political Science Association 87(3) September with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Lim, Sijeong Perceptions of unfairness and a weak universal welfare state in South se Journal of Political Science, Vol. 19, Issue. 3, p. Economic Determinants Of Latin American Defense Expenditures ROBERT E.
LOONEY PETER C. FREDERIKSEN Naval Postgraduate School During the last two decades, there has been a growing interest con cerning military expenditures in developing countries. The Political Economy of Latin America convincingly shows how various types of neo-conservative and state-led solutions to economic development tried from the s up to now have consistently failed to address poverty, education and a host of other basic needs because they have ignored the central role that government and civil society Price: $ The Military Assistance Program (MAP) constitutes the most important U,S.
program aimed at military operations in Latin America. As noted by Prof. Edwin Lieuwen of the University of New Mexico in his excellent study, The Latin American Military, "The origins of U.S.
military assistance to Latin America can be traced to the eye of World War II, when Washington, in order to counter the threat of. In light of this, the authors develop a new model, based mainly on a political-business cycle argument, to account for these dynamics. The basic proposition in this model is that variations in national defense spending arise from political considerations which are related to real and desired conditions within the national economy.
Get this from a library. The political economy of the welfare state in Latin America: globalization, democracy, and development. [Alex Segura-Ubiergo] -- "This book is one of the first attempts to analyze how developing countries through the early twenty-first century have established systems of social protection and how these systems have been.
This volume provides a multidisciplinary comparison of fiscal and tax policies in Latin America and the United States by political economy specialists from Latin America, the U.S., and Europe. The. The history of Latin American economic development in the postwar period is detailed in the following chapters, which describe who owns the economy, how the economy grows, concepts of economic growth, who contributes to growth, and who is the first to benefit from growth.
Who Decides the Budget. A Political Economy Analysis of the Budget Process in Latin America. An Overview Carlos G. Scartascini* Research Department Inter-American Development Bank Overseas Development Institute, May 20 th * Based on joint work.
Latin American Political Economy publishes new, relevant, and empirically- grounded scholarship that deepens our understanding of contemporary Latin American political economy and contributes to the formulation and evaluation of new theories that are both context-sensitive and subject to.
-- Jagdish Bhagwati, University Professor, Economics and Law, Columbia University & Author of In Defense of Globalization The Latin American welfare system is under stress. This book shows why, and what might be done. It is essential reading for anyone concerned with the political economy of the region.
The version of SPEED contains information from 10 public expenditure sectors in countries from to Sectors include agriculture, communication, education, defense, health, mining, social protection, fuel and energy, transport, and transport and communication (as a group). After first considering the circumstances of the Latin American transitions sincethe article details the foundations and political architecture of the region's protected democracies up to State, civil society and political regime 13 Military organizations and national defense 17 The budget as a materialization of power 22 2.
Rationale and characteristics of the defense sector 25 Defense is a public good 26 Defense implies managing sensitive information 27 Defense is not always a matter of public attention With huge defense expenditures, its economy suffered and started to decline.
Even the common taxpayer in the US is asking the Government for accountability of his/her tax money. Whatsoever, the official statistics show, but a common man does not feel safe and secure, as a result of aggressive policies, anti-American sentiments have grown world.