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Building new democracies

economic and social reform in Brazil, Chile, and Mexico

by Michel Duquette

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Brazil.,
  • Democracy -- Chile.,
  • Democracy -- Mexico.,
  • Brazil -- Economic policy.,
  • Brazil -- Social policy.,
  • Chile -- Economic policy.,
  • Chile -- Social policy.,
  • Mexico -- Economic policy -- 1970-1994.,
  • Mexico -- Social policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-260) and index.

    StatementMichel Duquette.
    SeriesStudies in comparative political economy and public policy -- 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC187
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22644402M
    ISBN 100802044026, 0802082092

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