Globalization and Uncertainty in Latin America / Edition 1

Globalization and Uncertainty in Latin America / Edition 1

by D. Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 140397893X

ISBN-13: 9781403978936

Pub. Date: 02/15/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

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

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 US
Publication date:
02/15/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
241
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(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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