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Inside development in Latin America

a report from the Dominican Republic, Colombia, and Brazil

by James Lang

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brazil.,
  • Dominican Republic.,
  • Colombia.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural development projects -- Brazil.,
    • Rural development projects -- Dominican Republic.,
    • Rural development projects -- Colombia.,
    • Agricultural development projects -- Brazil.,
    • Agricultural development projects -- Dominican Republic.,
    • Agricultural development projects -- Colombia.,
    • Public health -- Brazil.,
    • Public health -- Dominican Republic.,
    • Public health -- Colombia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Lang.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN290.Z9 C647 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 307 p. :
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2377550M
      ISBN 100807817538, 0807841951
      LC Control Number87005950

      Latin America is often singled out for its high and persistent income inequality. Toward the end of the s, however, income concentration began to fall across the region. Of the seventeen. Latin America, between development aims and extractivism, as w ell as the political and social consequences of this link. Going deeper into the debate about the .

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They explain how credit is organized. Howard J. Wiarda is Dean Rusk Professor of International Relations and head of the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia, and Senior Scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C.

He is la member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author or editor of numerous Westview books including An Introduction to Latin American. Inside Latin America is fascinating at is written in during World War II. The analysis of the German question in these countries is fascinating and you get an in-depth look at countries at a crucial moment in time.

It includes a look at the Caribbean. The only negative is the very at times patrician language, but it was written in a Cited by: James Lang has written a chatty, upbeat review of 34 development projects in four countries, an "Inside Latin America" from the grass-roots development perspective.

Lang's message is that high-tech, capital-intensive projects may be necessary but they are woefully inadequate and have worsened the gap between rich and poor. The negative experience of debt and falling incomes in the s.

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