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Sustaining civil society : economic change, democracy, and the social construction of citizenship in Latin America

Title
Sustaining civil society : economic change, democracy, and the social construction of citizenship in Latin America / Philip Oxhorn.
ISBN
9780271048949 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271048948 (cloth : alk. paper)
Published
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2011.
Physical Description
xii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Summary
"Devoting particular emphasis to Bolivia, Chile, and Mexico, proposes a theory of civil society to explain the economic and political challenges for continuing democratization in Latin America"--Provided by publisher.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 31, 2012
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [251]-271) and index.
Contents
Civil society and the social construction of citizenship
Controlled inclusion and the elusive goal of citizenship as agency
Dictatorship or democracy : the rise of neopluralism and citizenship as consumption
Testing the limits of citizenship : Chile's democratic transition
The failure of citizenship : Bolivia's popular participation law
The promise of citizenship : civil society and Mexico's transition to democracy
Latin America's democratic crossroads : the challenge of making civil society relevant.
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