Latin America to the Year 2000: Reactivating Growth, Improving Equity, Sustaining Democracy


Can the experience of the 1980s in Latin America be analyzed and evaluated to shed light on prospects for the 1990s? The central objective of this volume is to survey the development experience of the Latin American region in the 1980s and explore prospects for the coming decade. In this context, themes of crucial importance for the region are examined, including democratic consolidation, income distribution, the environment, hyperinflation, and the debt problem. Although socioeconomic and political aspects are emphasized, issues of equity and the environment are of special importance. Case studies of Peru, Chile, Mexico, Argentina, and Cuba provide fresh information on these issues in specific countries.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Gert Rosenthal
  • Gary McMahon
  • Myron J. Frankman
  • David Glover
  • Albert Berry
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1992


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