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Labor And Politics In Panama

The Torrijos Years, 1st Edition

By Sharon Phillipps Collazos


196 pages

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This book provides a profile of Panama's political elite and analyzes the country's fragile political institutions. It presents a study of the power relations among Panama's political elite, the business sector and labour.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Private Sector and Traditional Politics 3. The Torrijos Regime 4. Labor Relations in Panama 5. The 1972 Labor Code 6. The Aftermath of the Code 7. From Modification to Accommodation: Ley 95 and Ley 8a 8. Costs and Benefits of the 1972 Labor Code 9. Implications and Legacy of the Torrijos Regime 10. The Aftermath of the Torrijos Years

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