Welfare and Party Politics in Latin America

Welfare and Party Politics in Latin America

by Jennifer Pribble


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107459885
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/30/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Jennifer Pribble is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Richmond. She has had articles published in the American Sociological Review, Comparative Politics, the Latin American Research Review, and Studies in Comparative International Development. She was awarded the Lynda Dykstra Award for the best dissertation in the social sciences by the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 2009.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Acronyms; 1. From special privilege to social rights: universalism in social policy; 2. Creating universalistic social policy: the role of policy legacies, electoral competition, and party character; 3. Healthcare reform in Chile and Uruguay; 4. Social assistance reform in Chile and Uruguay; 5. Education reform in Chile and Uruguay; 6. Party character in Chile and Uruguay; 7. Slow progress toward universalism: Argentina and Venezuela in comparative perspective; 8. Latin America's left parties and the politics of poverty and inequality; References; List of interviews; Index.

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