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Policymaking in Latin America

How Politics Shapes Policies

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9781597820615

Publication Date: 03/31/2008

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500 pages

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

18 line drawings, 19 tables

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

World, subsidiary rights restricted

  • Acknowledgments
  • Foreword
  • 1. Political Institutions, Policymaking, and Policy: An Introduction
  • 2. Who’s Who in the PMP: An Overview of Actors, Incentives, and the Roles They Play
  • 3. Political Institutions, Policymaking processes, and Policy Outcomes in Argentina
  • 4. On the Road to Good Governance: Recovering from Economic and Political Shocks in Brazil
  • 5. Political Institutions, Policymaking Processes, and Policy Outcomes in Chile
  • 6. Political Institutions and Policy Outcomes in Colombia: The Effects of the 1991 Constitution
  • 7. Veto Players, Fickle Institutions, and Low-Quality Policies: the Policymaking Process in Ecuador
  • 8. Policymaking in Mexico Under One-Party Hegemony and Divided Government
  • 9. Political Institutions, Policymaking Processes, and Policy Outcomes in Paraguay
  • 10. Political Institutions and Policymaking in Venezuela: The Rise and Collapse of Political Cooperation
  • References
  • Index

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