Argentina: The Challenges of Modernization (Latin American Silhouettes)

Argentina: The Challenges of Modernization (Latin American Silhouettes)

By: Joseph S. Tulchin (editor), Allison M. Garland (editor)Hardback

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Argentina has been modernizing at breakneck speed in the post-Peron, post-military years. This collection of articles looks at the modernization process and includes several articles by Argentine politicians and policymakers. Argentina: The Challenges of Modernization analyzes the difficulties the country faces in the 1990s, over a decade after the restoration of democracy and several years after the end of the Cold War.

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Joseph S. Tulchin is director of the Latin American program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. Allison M. Garland is a program associate for the Latin American program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.


Part 1 I Forging a Political Consensus: Four Politicians Discuss the National Agenda Chapter 2 Argentine Democracy Ten Years Later: New Priorities Chapter 3 The Implications fo Change: the Political Challenge to Argentine Economic Stability Chapter 4 Legitimacy and Transition in Latin America: Social Forces and the New Agenda of Consensus Chapter 5 Poverty in Argentina: Toward an Integrated Social Policy Part 6 II The Terms of Democratic Consolidation Chapter 7 Democracies in Contemporary South America: Convergences and Diversities Chapter 8 Evolution and Prospects of the Agentine Party System Chapter 9 From Menem to Menem: Elections and Political Parties in Argentina Chapter 10 Refurbishing the Argentine Judiciary: A Still-Neglected Theme Chapter 11 Continuity and Change in Argentine Foreign Policy Part 12 III The Economic Transformation Chapter 13 Critical Junctures and Economic Change: Launching Market Reforms in Argentina Chapter 14 The Road to Sustainable Growth, 1983-1993 Chapter 15 The Third Stage of Argentine Economic Growth Chapter 16 The Impact of Market Opening on Argentine Industry: A Survey of Corporate Impressions Part 17 IV The Social Question: Building Human Capital Chapter 18 Higher Education Reform: Meeting the Challenge of Economic Competition Chapter 19 Restructuring the Argentine Educatoinal System, 1984-1995 Chapter 20 Notes on Structural Reform of the University System

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780842027212
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 346
  • ID: 9780842027212
  • weight: 694
  • ISBN10: 0842027211

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