What kind of democracy? What kind of market? Latin America in the age of neoliberalism

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, Pa .

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  • Latin America,
  • Latin America.

Subjects:

  • Democracy -- Latin America.,
  • Latin America -- Economic policy.,
  • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-,
  • Latin America -- Economic conditions -- 1982-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-258) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Philip D. Oxhorn and Graciela Ducatenzeiler.
ContributionsOxhorn, Philip., Ducatenzeiler, Graciela.
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LC ClassificationsHC125 .W46 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 270 p. ;
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL701432M
ISBN 100271017996, 0271018003
LC Control Number97049899

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