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Ruth Berins Collier and David Collier are political scientists who use comparative historical research to discover and evaluate patterns and sources of political change. Their work is an overall analysis of Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Venezuela, and Mexico, plus case studies of four distinct pairs in that group: Chile/Brazil, Uruguay/Colombia, Argentina/Peru, and Venezuela/Mexico. In addition, the Colliers meticulously describe and discuss their methods for the study including the limitations of their approach. The authors specifically focus on why and how organized labor movements in the first half of the twentieth century were incorporated into the political process in the eight Latin American countries they study. They analyze the role played by political parties, central government control, worker mobilization, and conflict between radical vs. centrist political philosophies and activities.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Preface to the 2002 Edition
  2. Guillermo O'Donnell
  3. pp. ix-xii
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  1. Authors' Note to the 2002 Edition
  2. pp. xiii-xv
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  1. Figures and Tables
  2. pp. xvii-xviii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xix-xx
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  1. Overview
  2. pp. 3-24
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  1. Part I: Introduction
  2. pp. 25-26
  1. 1. Framework: Critical Junctures and Historical Legacies
  2. pp. 27-39
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  1. 2. Context: The Labor Movement and the State in Latin America
  2. pp. 40-56
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  1. Part II: Cleavage
  2. pp. 57-58
  1. 3. Labor: Emergence of Worker Organization and Protest
  2. pp. 59-99
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  1. 4. State: Reformist Challenge to Oligarchic Domination
  2. pp. 100-158
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  1. Part III: Critical Juncture
  2. pp. 159-160
  1. 5. Incorporation: Recasting State-Labor Relations
  2. pp. 161-350
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  1. Part IV: Legacy
  2. pp. 351-352
  1. 6. Aftermath: Reaction to Incorporation and Postincorporation Dynamics
  2. pp. 353-497
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  1. 7. Heritage: Between Hegemony and Crisis
  2. pp. 498-742
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  1. Part V: Summation
  2. pp. 743-744
  1. 8. Conclusion: Shaping the Political Arena
  2. pp. 745-774
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  1. Appendix: Heads of State since 1900
  2. pp. 775-780
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  1. Glossary
  2. pp. 781-790
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. pp. 791-796
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 797-853
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  1. Index of Countries by Analytic Period
  2. pp. 855-862
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  1. General Index
  2. pp. 863-877
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780268077105
Related ISBN
9780268017729
MARC Record
OCLC
966859884
Pages
904
Launched on MUSE
2017-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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