5 edition of Inequality in Latin America found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-380)
|Statement||David de Ferranti ... [et al.]|
|Series||World Bank Latin American and Caribbean studies|
|Contributions||De Ferranti, David M|
|LC Classifications||HN110.5.Z9 S646 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 380 p. :|
|Number of Pages||380|
|LC Control Number||2003063203|
This article discusses gender and sexuality during the national period and the shift from women's history to the study of the social construction of both femininity and masculinity and of various forms of sexuality. It argues that this has problematized “the notion of universalized female oppression,” a trend in line with the general historiographical emphasis on individual and collective Cited by: 3. Inequality of Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean Ricardo Paes de Barros, Francisco H. G. Ferreira, José R. Molinas Vega, and Jaime Saavedra Chanduvi with Mirela de Carvallo, Samuel Franco, Samuel Freije-Rodríguez, and Jérémie Gignoux iii 99/18/08 PM/18/08 PM. Experts say Latin America needs to address long-standing cultural biases, racial and income inequality in order to make the region safer for LGBT people. Here’s a look at how far Latin America has advanced in protecting gay and transgender rights and what gaps in equality remain. ___ THE RIGHT TO BE GAY. The United States Census Bureau has been using Gini’s measurement to calculate income inequality in America since Between and , the U.S. Gini index dropped to, the lowest.
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With the exception of Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean has been one of the regions of the world with the greatest inequality. 'Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean' explores why the region suffers from such persistent inequality, identifies how it hampers development, and suggests ways to achieve greater equity in the distribution of wealth, incomes and by: What caused the decline in wage inequality of the s in Latin America.
Looking to the future, will the current economic slowdown be regressive. Wage Inequality in Latin America: Understanding the Past to Prepare for the Future addresses these two questions by reviewing relevant literature and.
This book is open access under a CC BY book brings together a range of ideas and theories to arrive at a deeper understanding of inequality in Latin America and its complex realities.
To so, it addresses questions such as: What are the origins of inequality in Latin America. How. Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean: Breaking with History. explores why the region suffers from such persistent inequality, identifies how it hampers development, and suggests ways to achieve greater equity in the distribution of wealth, incomes and opportunities.
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 countries for which comparable data are available, twelve have experienced a decline, particularly since Cited by: Never before had racism and racial inequality been so visible, so central in Latin America.
Seventeen years ago, on December, more than 1, activists, government officials and representatives from regional and international organizations gathered. 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.
Inequality in Latin America is relatively high now, but historically it has been no higher than in the United States and Western Europe. Income and wealth disparities in Latin America are higher than in Asia and in most industrial nations, a condition that many economists attribute to factors developed during the region's history of Portuguese and Spanish rule.
Although income inequality has fallen in recent years, Latin America remains the most unequal region in the world. In the richest 10% of people in Latin America had amassed 71% of the region’s wealth.
If this trend continues, according to Oxfam’s calculations. With the exception of Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean has been one of the regions of the world with the greatest inequality. Over the last two decades, economic, political, and social life in Latin America has been transformed by the region’s accelerated integration into the global economy.
Although this transformation has tended to exacerbate various inequities, new forms of popular expression and action challenging the contemporary structures of capital and power Cited by: The volume aims to document and explain the sizeable decline of income inequality that has taken place in Latin America during the s.
It does so through an exploration of inequality changes in six representative countries, and ten policy chapters dealing with macroeconomics, foreign trade, taxation, labour market, human capital formation, and social assistance, which point to the emergence. Income inequality in Latin America, combined with a stressed health care system, means that low-income citizens are very likely to bear the brunt of the crisis.
Covid and Income Inequality Of the 20 most economically unequal countries in the world, eight are in Latin America, making it the most unequal region in the world. Latin America is faced with the challenge of achieving the Millennium Developmental Goal to halve poverty in the region by Historically, this region has experienced persistently high levels of inequality and poverty, the causes and consequences of which are analytically examined cturer: Routledge.
In Latin America, inequality among men has more weight in the total Gini level due to their greater participation in the labour market and to greater inequality among males (see Appendices 1, 2 and 3). The distribution of schooling and skills among sexes may be part of the by: 2.
Also, the system of justification of inequality is also much more at the center of this book. The last part of this book is tied to the evolution of the electoral structure — who votes for the Democratic Party in the U.S., who votes for the Labour Party in Britain or for the Social Democratic Party in Germany or the Socialist Party in France.
Wage Inequality in Latin America: Understanding the Past to Prepare for the Future addresses these two questions by reviewing relevant literature and providing new evidence on what we know from the conceptual, empirical, and policy by: 7.
This is an overview of Wage Inequality in Latin America: Understanding the Past to Prepare for the Future. The book has been written by Julián Messina, lead economist, Inter-American Development Bank; and Joana Silva, senior economist, World Bank, but it would have been impossible without the collaboration of a generous team of.
Religion, Politics and Social Inequality in Latin America Call for Manuscripts for a Thematic Issue of Latin American Perspectives issue on Religion, Politics and Social Inequality in Latin America Issue Editors: Maria das Dores Campos Machado Professor, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro/UFRJ Cecília Loreto Mariz.
Praise “Indelible Inequalities in Latin America raises many important questions for those who are serious in studying why extreme inequality still exists in Latin America, this book is a useful addition to one’s reading list.” — Richard Grossman, History: Reviews of New Books “Indelible Inequalities is an illuminating volume for scholars interested in innovative approaches to.
This paper documents recent inequality trends in the Latin American region, going beyond traditional measures of income inequality. The paper also reviews some of the explanations that have been put forward to understand the current situation, and discusses why reducing income inequality should be an important policy priority.
Book Description: The causes and consequences of high inequality in incomes, assets, and many aspects of well-being in Latin America have recently (re-)emerged as a central research and policy issue.
However, many open questions remain that will be dealt with in the contributions to this volume. The book directs itself to students, scholars and anyone interested in Latin America, economic anthropology, political anthropology, left-wing politics, poverty and socio-economic inequalities.
Show all. This book examines the role of tax policy in the incidence of socio-economic inequality. With a focus on Latin American, the author demonstrates that while inequality has decreased remarkably in the last decade – during the very period in which inequality was increasing almost everywhere else in the world – this reduction cannot be attributed to a better use of tax policy.
Book Description: A Brookings Institution Press and United Nations Development Programme publication. 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.
The issue of the pros and cons of free trade from the point of view of developing countries refuses to dissipate, and in Latin America, the debate rages most fiercely.
Argentina is still licking its wounds after a catastrophic past five years, and Brazil and others have hardened their line – even going so far as to initiate the influential Cited by: Income inequality is even more stubborn, with Latin America remaining the region of the world with the largest average income gap.
The GINI index measures income inequality in countries on a scale of 0 to 1, with 1 being the most unequal. Latin America’s average is Few regions in the world are as unequal as Latin America.
Out of the 20 most unequal countries worldwide when measuring income inequality on the Gini Index, eight are Latin American while the rest are in Sub-Saharan average, the region has a Gini Index around when looking at wage inequality specifically, compared to the OECD’s average ofper the World Bank’s book.
Get this from a library. Poverty and inequality in Latin America: issues and new challenges. [Vʹıctor E Tokman; Guillermo O'Donnell;] -- Inacademics, politicians, entrepreneurs, union leaders and other civic leaders gathered to discuss the present and emerging challenges in resolving issues of poverty and inequality in Latin.
Inequality in Latin America: breaking with history. (English) Abstract. With the exception of Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean has been one of the regions of the world with the greatest inequality.
This report explores why the region suffers from such persistent inequality, identifies how it hampers development Cited by: This book examines the role of tax policy in the incidence of socio-economic inequality.
With a focus on Latin American, the author demonstrates that while inequality has decreased remarkably in the last decade – during the very period in which inequality was increasing almost everywhere else in the world – this reduction cannot be Author: María Fernanda Valdés Valencia.
Although inequality in Latin America ranks among the worst in the world, it has notably declined over the last decade, offset by improvements in health care and education, enhanced programs for social assistance, and increases in the minimum wage.
In Democracy and the Left, Evelyne Huber and John D. Summary. Experts examine the dynamics of poverty and inequality in Latin America and policies to address them using new tools and data.
High inequality in incomes and assets and persistent poverty continue to plague Latin America and remain a central economic policy. 'Measuring Inequality of Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean' Success in life should depend on people's choices, effort and talents, not to their circumstances at birth.
'Measuring Inequality of Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean' introduces new methods for measuring inequality of opportunities and makes an assessment 4/5.
Democracy and the Left book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Although inequality in Latin America ranks among the worst in the w /5(7). In the past thirty years, women's representation and gender equality has developed unevenly in Latin America.
Some countries have experienced large increases in gender equality in political offices, whereas others have not, and even within countries, some political arenas have become more gender equal whereas others continue to exude intense gender inequality.
A comprehensive and sophisticated study of the relationship between social security policy and inequality in Latin America. Individual case studies of Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Argentina, and Mexico are presented, that provide a historical analysis of each country's social security policy, the pressure groups involved, the present structure of the systems, and a statistical examination of the.
Inequality in Latin America remains the highest in the world (though comparison with Africa is problematic for various reasons) and such high levels of inequality are both intrinsically repugnant and instrumentally pernicious. But that is not to say they were what brought Chileans and Colombians out into the streets.
If there was a direct. Inequality continues to be the topic of discussion not only in the United States but also around the world and especially in Latin America. Countries in the region have some of the worst inequality. The Costs of Inequality in Latin America: Lessons and Warnings for the Rest of the World book pdf free read online here in PDF.
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Ingraduate students and faculty at Columbia University's Institute of Latin American and Iberian Studies began a series of exchanges on the relationship among social change, equity, and the democratic representation of Latin America's poor majority.
the group launched the Inequality and New Forms of Popular Representation Project, a collaborative research effort to explore the. The study of race and racism in Latin America has been active for several decades. It has reached what some have called a “post-revisionist” stage, in which research has documented “the interaction of state entities, social movements, and intellectuals in the production of both esoteric and common-sense racial knowledge.” 1 A main feature of the earlier revisionist stage was its Cited by: 2.This book provides a much-needed assessment of how poverty, inequality, and social indicators have fared in several Latin American countries over the past decade.
Experts from Latin America and the Author: Nora Lustig.