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Hierarchical capitalism in Latin America : business, labor, and the challenges of equitable development

Author: Ben Ross Schneider
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Series: Cambridge studies in comparative politics.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that Latin America has a distinctive, enduring form of hierarchical capitalism characterized by multinational corporations, diversified business groups, low skills and segmented labor markets.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Ross Schneider
ISBN: 9781107041639 1107041635 9781107614291 1107614295
OCLC Number: 829937193
Description: xviii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I. Theory and frame. Hierarchical capitalism in Latin America ; Comparing capitalisms : liberal, coordinated, network, and hierarchical --
Part II. Business, labor, and institutional complementarities. Corporate governance and diversified business groups : adaptable giants ; Corporate governance and multinational corporations : how ownership still matters ; Labor : atomized relations and segmented markets ; Education, training, and the low skill trap --
Part III. Politics, policy, and development strategy. Business-group politics : institutional bias and business preferences ; Twenty-first century variations : divergence and possible escape trajectories --
Conclusions --
Appendix: Interviews.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in comparative politics.
Responsibility: Ben Ross Schneider, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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"In this rich and agenda-setting study, Ben Ross Schneider shows how perverse economic and political complementarities undermine equitable development in Latin America. While a fountain of wealth and Read more...

 
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