Mexican Social Policy: Affordability, Conflict and Progress

Mexican Social Policy: Affordability, Conflict and Progress

By: Bruce Nord (author)Hardback

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This is a largely historical study of Mexican social policy and its 20th century course to social development in such areas as income, education, health, nutrition, social safety, social security, with an emphasis on the motive forces. The overall pattern is examined in terms of affordability, rhetoric generated, and comparisons with other countries in the same stage of enhancement.

About Author

Bruce Nord is Associate Professor of Social Science at the University of Minnesota.


Chapter 1 Introduction: The Relativity of "Affordability" Chapter 2 Social Policy & Development in Mexico: In Brief Chapter 3 Factors Which Could Affect Mexico's Social Development Chapter 4 A Chronology of the Past Two Decades Chapter 5 Specific Areas of Social Development Chapter 6 Mexico's Level of Social Development as Seen by Other Students Chapter 7 The Austerity Turn of the Early 1980's & 90's as a Test of Our Model Chapter 8 The Language of Social Transformation in Mexico: Academic & Political Versions Chapter 9 Conclusions About Our Major Hypothesis and Concerns Chapter 10 Sources of Social Statistics: Examples and an Evaluation Chapter 11 Bibliography Chapter 12 Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819194183
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780819194183
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0819194182

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