2 edition of The politics of conformity in Latin America found in the catalog.
The politics of conformity in Latin America
Issued under theauspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs.
|Statement||edited by Claudio Véliz.|
|Contributions||Veliz, Claudio., Royal Institute of International Affairs.|
This book is a unique attempt to link some of the most provocative hypotheses from the literatures of international trade, development, regional economic history, and resource management to national politics in Latin America. Kingstone's updated book should be mandatory reading for any student of development.' - Javier Corrales, Dwight W. Morrow Professor of Political Science, Amherst College 'Much has happened in the region since The Political Economy of Latin America was first published. The commodity boom has ended and the Left is in electoral retreat, yet.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Véliz, Claudio. Politics of conformity in Latin America. London, issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs [by] Oxford U.P., Latin America Politics and government, Latin America Social conditions Publisher London issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs [by] Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; toronto Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language EnglishPages: COVID Resources.
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