Through an in-depth analysis of the Chilean labour market, social welfare, and state reforms, this book reveals the manner in which neoliberal reform in Chile has undermined the urban poor's incentives and ability to hold public officials accountable, negatively affecting the quality of Chilean democracy.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan US|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2008|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
PAUL W. POSNERis Assistant Professor of Political Science at Clark University, USA.
Table of ContentsIntroduction The State in Society: Conceptualizing Collective Action and Popular Participation in Latin America Business, Labor, and the State: The Transformation of the State/Society Nexus Democratization, Political Representation, and the Rise of Popular Dissatisfaction Local Democracy and the Transformation of Popular Participation Social Welfare Reform and Impediments to Social Cohesion and Collective Action Neoliberalism, Democracy, and the Transformation of State-Society Relations in Argentina Neoliberalism, Democracy, and the Transformation of State-Society Relations in Mexico Conclusion