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Author Schneider, Ben Ross
Title Business Politics and the State in Twentieth-Century Latin America
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Note Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Tables -- List of Abbreviations -- Acknowledgments -- PART I INTRODUCTION AND ARGUMENTS -- 1 Patterns of Business Politics in Latin America -- Variations in Business Organization -- Explaining Collective Action by Business -- Unpacking Civil Society, Democracy, and State Capacity -- The Plan and Methods -- 2 States and Collective Action -- Olson's Uneven Legacy -- The Undertheorized State -- Why State Actors Organize Business -- How State Actors Organize Business -- Labor Unions, Property Rights, and Defensive Encompassing Organization -- Geographic Factors: Country Size and Regional Concentration -- Corporate Factors: Concentration, MNCs, and Conglomeration (or Why Sectoral Analysis Is So Problematic) -- Macropolitical Factors: Development Strategies, Regime Type, and Party Systems -- Conclusion -- PART II CASES AND COMPARISONS -- 3 From State to Societal Corporatism in Mexico -- Introduction -- The Construction of State Corporatism -- Some Early Autonomous Associations -- The Developmental State Reinforced Corporatism and Personal Networks -- Exclusion, Threats, and Independent Encompassing Organization -- CMHN: An Executive Committee of the Bourgeoisie -- The Consolidation of an Encompassing Peak Association -- The Twilight of State Corporatism -- Summary and Conclusions -- 4 From Corporatism to Reorganized Disarticulation in Brazil -- Introduction -- Strong Industry Associations Emerged under Vargas -- Collective Action against Goulart: Effective but Ephemeral -- Distortions and Fragmentation in Business Representation under Military Rule -- Active but Not Organized: Business Opposition to Military Rule in the 1970s -- New Voluntary Encompassing Associations† -- Circumventing Corporatism through Mass Mobilization and Internal Reform -- Conclusions and Comparisons
5 Business in Colombia -- Introduction -- Federacafe: State Actors Dissolved Obstacles to Collective Action in the 1920s -- ANDI Developed Institutional Capacity and Encompassing Representation -- Economy-Wide Coordination and the Creation of the Consejo Gremial -- Political Portfolios: Parties, Circulation, and Associations -- Conclusions -- 6 Consultation and Contention in the Making of Cooperative Capitalism in Chile -- Introduction -- From Depression to Consultative ISI -- Government Reformism Strengthened Encompassing Associations, 1964-1973 -- From Demobilization to Remobilization under Military Dictatorship, 1973-1989 -- Democratization and Business Politics in the 1990s -- Conclusions -- 7 Business Politics in Argentina -- Introduction -- Agriculture and Industry Developed Strong Associations before Perón -- Perón Politicized Business Representation, 1946-1983 -- Other Encompassing Associations and Patterns of Elite Circulation -- Redemocratization and Continued Weakness in Business Organization, 1983-2000 -- Conclusions on the Argentine Case -- Broader Comparisons -- Institutional Formation and Change -- PART III IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS -- 8 Economic Governance and Varieties of Capitalism -- The Discrete Charms of the Organized Bourgeoisie -- Concerted Macroeconomic Coordination -- Coordinated Policy Reform -- Trade Negotiations and Regional Integration -- Further Issues in Sectoral Governance -- Theoretical Implications: Individuals and Organizations in the Microeconomics of Collective Action -- 9 Democracy and Varieties of Civil Society -- Business Associations and Democracy: A Checkered Past -- Representation and Interest Intermediation -- Contestation, Accountability, and Transparency -- Governability and Unburdening -- Disaggregating Civil Societies and Their Effects -- States, Civil Society, and Dilemmas of Democracy
Appendix A Background Information on Major Business Associations -- Argentina -- Brazil -- State-Chartered Associations -- Independent Sector Associations -- Voluntary Encompassing Associations -- Chile -- Colombia -- Mexico -- State-Chartered Associations -- Independent Financial Associations -- Other Voluntary Associations -- Appendix B Interviews -- Argentina -- Business -- Government -- Brazil -- Business -- Government -- Chile -- Business -- Government -- Colombia -- Business -- Government -- Mexico -- Business -- Government -- Other -- Appendix C Conversions -- Translations -- Currencies -- References -- Index
The first systematically comparative and historical analysis of the incorporation of business into politics in Latin America
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Schneider, Ben Ross Business Politics and the State in Twentieth-Century Latin America Cambridge : Cambridge University Press,c2004 9780521836517
Subject Industrial policy - Latin America - History - 20th century
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