Unfulfilled Promises Latin America Today

Este volume é uma edição especial da Inter-American Dialogue. Seus ensaios mostram uma visão ampla da América Latina, com temas transversais que, em conjunto, tentam construir uma narrativa sobre a região, suas idiossincrasias e tendências.

 

 

 

 

Contents
Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v
Abbreviations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii

1. Introduction: Latin America,
A Pending Assignment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Laura Chinchilla

2. The Rule of Law in Latin America:
From Constitutionalism to Political Uncertainty . . . . . . . . 11
Catalina Botero

3. Fighting Organized Crime in Latin America:
Between Mano Dura and Citizen Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Robert Muggah

4. Latin America’s Social Development:
Mountains and Valleys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
George Gray Molina

5. Latin American Economic Growth:
Hopes, Disappointments, and Prospects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
Augusto de la Torre and Alain Ize

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6. Latin America and the World:
Dependency, Decoupling, Dispersion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
Andrés Malamud

7, Latin American Integration:
Circumstantial Regionalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121
Ana Covarrubias

8. Conclusion: A Latin American Narrative . . . . . . . . . . . . 141

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