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Labor and Politics in Panama

The Torrijos Years, 1st Edition

By Sharon Phillipps Collazos


208 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

Introduction -- The Private Sector and Traditional Politics -- The Torrijos Regime -- Labor Relations in Panama -- The 1972 Labor Code -- The Aftermath of the Code -- From Modification to Accommodation: Ley 95 and Ley 8a -- Costs and Benefits of the 1972 Labor Code -- Implications and Legacy of the Torrijos Regime -- The Aftermath of the Torrijos Years -- Labor Organizations* -- Interviews*

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