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Scheming for the Poor

The Politics of Redistribution in Latin America

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$89.00 • £71.95 • €80.00

ISBN 9780674790858

Publication Date: 03/16/1984


348 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches



Related Subjects

  • I. Introduction
    • 1. Defining the Redistributive Issue
    • 2. Matching Tactics, Context, and Theory
  • II. The Authoritarian Populists
    • 3. Argentina’s Machiavellian Master
    • 4. The Debacle of Chile’s General of Hope
    • 5. The Faltering Redistributionist Impulse in Peru
    • 6. Interpreting the Authoritarian Populists
  • III. The Democratic Reformists
    • 7. Gradualism in Chile
    • 8. Reform in Peru
    • 9. Argentina’s Beleaguered Center
    • 10. The Logic and Tactics of Reformism
  • IV. The Radicals
    • 11. Collapse in Chile
    • 12. The Peruvian Military
    • 13. Common Predicaments
    • 14. Conclusions
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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