Latin America In The World-Economy

Latin America In The World-Economy

by Roberto Korzeniewicz, William C. Smith


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313298141
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/25/1996
Series: Studies in the Political Economy of the World-System Series , #18
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

ROBERTO PATRICIO KORZENIEWICZ is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland. His main areas of interest include world-systems theory and social movements in the world-economy.

WILLIAM C. SMITH is Professor of Political Science at the Graduate School of International Studies and Senior Research Associate of the North-South Center, both at the University of Miami./e His main areas of interest are democratization and economic restructuring and the political economy of arms production and civil-military relations in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile.

Table of Contents


A Great Transformation by Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz and William C. Smith

The Cocaine Commodity Chain and Development Paths in Peru and Bolivia by Amy Bellone

Uncertainty and Innovation by Miguel E. Korzeniewicz

Small Firms, Social Capital, and Global Commodity Chains: Some Lessons from the Tex-Mex Border in the Era of Free Trade by David Spener

Globalization, the State, and the Informal Economy: The Limits to Peripheralization in the Latin American Periphery by José Itzigsohn

Transnational Realities and Anti-Immigrant State Policies: Issues Raised by the Experiences of Central American Immigrants and Refugees in a Trinational Region by Susanne Jonas

Women, Households, and Transnational Migration Networks: The Garifuna and Global Economic Restructuring by Linda Miller Matthei and David A. Smith

Transnational Communities: Their Emergence and Significance in the Contemporary World System by Alejandro Portes

Revolutionary Terrorism in the Periphery: A Comparative Analysis of the Shining Path and the Khmer Rouge by Bruce M. Podobnik

Global Restructuring and the Environment in Latin America by J. Timmons Roberts

Disorderly Democracy: Redefining Public Security in Latin America by A. Douglas Kincaid and Eduardo A. Gamarra

Rebuilding State Capacity in Contemporary Latin America: The Politics of Taxation in Argentina and Mexico by Sergio Berensztein

Economic Dynamism and Institutional Rigidity in Chile: Risks and Opportunities at the Turn of the Twentieth Century by Alvaro Diaz


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