Dobra, Alexandra (2010): Neo-liberalism, consequences on the prospect of democratization in Latin America. Published in: A Different View : The IAPSS Monthly News Magazine , Vol. 6, No. 36 (October 2010): pp. 28-38.
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The present paper aims to analyze the consequences of neo-liberalism on the prospect of democratization in Latin America, by concentrating on two case-studies, Brazil and Chile. The analysis is done on a double level. In a first part it considers the consequences of neo-liberalism on the first dimension of the infra-State level, the State itself and the government. In a second part it moves to the analysis of the second dimension of the infra-State level, the society. This double level of evaluation highlights the deficiency of an efficacious political democratization at the level of the State and the lack of the application of civil rights at the level of society. The neo-liberal context has accentuated democratic lacunas, because it has been ineffective in providing monitoring capacities in the field of democratic norms and institutional implementation.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Neo-liberalism, consequences on the prospect of democratization in Latin America|
|Keywords:||Neo-liberalism; Latin America; Democratization; Democratic deconsolidation; Depolitization; Public sphere|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J0 - General > J08 - Labor Economics Policies
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A13 - Relation of Economics to Social Values
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I38 - Government Policy; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A11 - Role of Economics; Role of Economists; Market for Economists
|Depositing User:||Alexandra Dobra|
|Date Deposited:||27. Jul 2011 16:58|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 16:25|
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