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State Under Siege

Development And Policy Making In Peru, 1st Edition

By Philip Mauceri


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Using a framework that highlights how societal and international factors have shaped state capacities, Philip Mauceri examines the volatile politics in Peru from the Velasco through the Fujimori regimes as the country has moved from a ?developmentalist? state to neoliberalism.Dr. Mauceri begins by reassessing the reformist experiment of the Peruvia

Table of Contents

Introduction: State Power and Policy Making -- State Development and Policy Choices, 1968-1995 -- The Military and Popular Mobilization -- International Actors and the Politics of Economic Austerity -- The Failures of State Populism -- Retooling the State: The Fujimori Coalition and State Reform -- State Power and Social Control -- Villa El Salvador: Popular Organization and the State in a Lima Shantytown -- Sendero Luminoso: Ideology and the State in the Andes -- State Capacities and Counterinsurgency -- Conclusions: From State Developmentalism to Neoliberal Reforms

About the Author

Philip Mauceri is assistant professor of political science at the University of Northern Iowa.

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