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Development Postponed

The Political Economy Of Central America In The 1980s, 1st Edition

By Richard E. Feinberg


66 pages

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The collapse of political institutions and the failure of economic development models in Central America have turned the region into an ideological battleground. Central Americans are now debating— and fighting over—different conceptions of how to constitute society, the best way to organize production and to distribute benefits, and the political

Table of Contents

Preface -- Background to the Crisis -- Financial stabilization and structural change -- Economic Growth and Political Order -- Summary and Conclusions -- List of Conference Participants -- Other Books Published by the Overseas Development Council -- Other Books Published by the Latin American Studies Program, School of Advanced International Studies The Johns Hopkins University

About the Author

Richard Feinberg is professor of international political economy at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California, San Diego. He has written widely on international finance and trade and US-Latin American relations and his latest book is Summitry in the Americas. Currently he teaches a course on civil society in developing economies and is book reviewer for the Western Hemisphere section of Foreign Affairs magazine.

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