A provocative and controversial look at Latin America as it stands at a crossroads, this book analyzes the complex economic and social roots of the debt crisis and evaluates the prospects for new development strategies for the 1990s.
1. Introduction: The Exhaustion of Latin America's Development Models 2. Latin America's Economic Crisis: Origins and Dimensions 3. The Great Debt Crisis 4. Social and Political Consequences 5. New Realities 6. The Role of the International Lending Agencies 7. Conclusions and Recommendations