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The Resource Globalization and austerity politics in Latin America, Stephen B. Kaplan

Globalization and austerity politics in Latin America, Stephen B. Kaplan

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Globalization and austerity politics in Latin America
Title
Globalization and austerity politics in Latin America
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Stephen B. Kaplan
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Language
eng
Summary
"Developing country politicians in a financially globalized world su.er a similar fate. Hoping to lift their countries to development's pinnacle, they toil against the .erce force of globalization. The repeatedly roll the policy boulder up the mountain. Hoping to please mercurial markets, governments cut spending, hike interest rates, and balance budgets. With each economic crisis, however, the rock repeatedly tumbles down the mountain. In this manner, .nancial volatility has wreaked havoc on developing country economies over the last two decades. Why are some countries able to surmount the gravity of globalization, while others su.er from a Sisyphus-like misfortune? Let us begin by taking a brief South American sojourn to Argentina and Venezuela. With the rise of the Latin American left over the last decade, scholars and the popular press have often placed these two countries under a similar radical or populist banner. 1 They share other political and economic characteristics too. They are both presidential, upper middle-income countries that feature comparatively sized economies and populations.2 In terms of their macroeconomic approaches, however, their policy stances 1Roberts and Levitsky, 2011; Weyland 2009; Lynch 2007; Castaneda, 2006; Panizza 2005"--
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1973-
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Kaplan, Stephen B.
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in comparative politics
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  • Globalization
  • Latin America
  • Latin America
Label
Globalization and austerity politics in Latin America, Stephen B. Kaplan
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-314) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Introduction. -- 2. Globalization and austerity politics. -- 3. The political economy of elections. -- 4. The electoral boom-bust cycle. -- 5. From gunboat to trading-floor diplomacy. -- 6. When Latin American grasshoppers become ants. -- 7. The political austerity cycle. -- 8. Conclusion
Control code
FIEb17289221
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxi, 331 pages
Isbn
9781107670761
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (NhCcYBP) 2012019692
  • (OCoLC)796775671
Label
Globalization and austerity politics in Latin America, Stephen B. Kaplan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-314) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Introduction. -- 2. Globalization and austerity politics. -- 3. The political economy of elections. -- 4. The electoral boom-bust cycle. -- 5. From gunboat to trading-floor diplomacy. -- 6. When Latin American grasshoppers become ants. -- 7. The political austerity cycle. -- 8. Conclusion
Control code
FIEb17289221
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxi, 331 pages
Isbn
9781107670761
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (NhCcYBP) 2012019692
  • (OCoLC)796775671

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