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TitleLatin American state building in comparative perspective : Social foundations of institutional order
Author Marcus J. Kurtz
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013
Descript x, 275p. : ill ; 23 cm

CONTENT

The difficulties of studying state building. -- The social foundations of state building in the contemporary era. -- State formation in Chile and Peru: institution building and atrophy in unlikely settings. -- State formation in Argentina and Yruguay: agrarian capitalism, elite conflict, and the construction of cooperation. -- Divergence reinforced: the timing of political inclusion and state strength in Chile and Peru. -- The social question and the state: mass mobilization, suffrage, and institutional development in Argentina and Uruguay. -- Conclusions, implications, and extensions: social foundations, Germany-Prussia, and the limits of contemporary state building.


Latin America -- Social conditions Nation -- Building -- Latin America -- History Latin America -- Politics and government

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