Globalization And Uncertainty In Latin America / Edition 1

Globalization And Uncertainty In Latin America / Edition 1

by Diane E. Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 140397893X

ISBN-13: 9781403978936

Pub. Date: 02/01/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This balanced and innovative collection uses different methodologies to approach the common theme of a region transformed in recent years by neoliberalism. Most of the contributors suggest that Latin America is experiencing rapid and unexpected change: its future looks much different than ever predicted, with high levels of uncertainty resulting in…  See more details below

Overview

This balanced and innovative collection uses different methodologies to approach the common theme of a region transformed in recent years by neoliberalism. Most of the contributors suggest that Latin America is experiencing rapid and unexpected change: its future looks much different than ever predicted, with high levels of uncertainty resulting in counterintuitive and, at times, innovative political outcomes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403978936
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/01/2007
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Globalization and Uncertainty in Latin America - Fernando López-Alves and Diane E. Johnson
• PART I: THE UNCERTAINTIES OF LIBERALISM AND NEOLIBERALISM * Victorian Globalization in Microcosm: The Rise and Fall of Jabez Spencer Balfour - David Rock
• Uncertainty, the Construction of the Future, and the Divorce between Citizens and the State - Fernando López-Alves
• Isomorphic Neoliberalism and the Creation of Inevitability - Miguel Ángel Centeno
• Can the Backlash against Globalization Be Contained? - Benjamin J. Cohen
• PART II:UNCERTAIN RELATIONS BETWEEN THE STATE AND CIVIL SOCIETY * Globalization and Public Policy in the Americas: Are We Heading toward Convergence? - Diane E. Johnson
• Development Assistance, the Environment, and Stakeholder Participation: Toward a New Conditionality? - Jonathan Rosenberg
• PART III: UNCERTAINTIES ABOUT JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS
• Globalization and the Modern Conception of Human Rights - Steven Cassedy
• Generating Uncertainty: Globalized Punishment and Crime - Thomas Siemsen
• Conclusions - Diane E. Johnson& Fernando López–Alves

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