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Public Policies for Social Justice

From the Democracy and Social Policy Series

Spring 1994
"The Current Social Situation in Brazil: Dilemmas and Perspectives"
Vilmar Faria
An earlier Portuguese version, "A conjuntura social brasileira: Dilemas e perspectivas," appeared in Novos Estudos CEBRAP 33 (July 1992).

Spring 1995
"The Welfare State in Contemporary Argentina: An Overview"
Rubén M. Lo Vuolo
An earlier version appeared in Spanish, "El estado de bienestar de la Argentina contemporánea" (CIEPP, September 1991).

Spring 1995
"The System of Social Protection in Brazil"
Sônia Miriam Draibe, Maria Helena Guimarães de Castro, and Beatriz Azeredo
An earlier version appeared in Portuguese, "O sistema de proteção social no Brasil" (NEPP-Campinas, September 1991), and some of the material presented here is explored further in Sônia Miriam Draibe, "Brasil: O sistema de proteção social e suas transformações recentes," CEPAL Reformas de Política Pública Series #14 (September 1993).

Fall 1994
"Social Policies in Chile: Origin, Transformations, and Perspectives"
Dagmar Raczynski
An earlier version appeared in Spanish, "Políticas sociales en Chile: Origen, transformaciones y perspectivas" (CIEPLAN 1992), and a revised version appeared as "La política social en Chile: Panorama de sus reformas," CEPAL Reformas de Política Pública Series #19 (1994).

Spring 1995
"A Century of Social Welfare in Uruguay: Growth to the Limit of the Batllista Social State"
Fernando Filgueira
An earlier Spanish version, "Un estado social centenario: El crecimiento hasta el límite del estado social batllista," appeared as PEITHO Documento de Trabajo #81 (1991).

Spring 1994
"Poverty and Social Structure in Argentina: Outlook for the 1990s"
Laura Golbert and Emilio Tenti Fanfani
An earlier Spanish version, "Estructura social y pobreza en la Argentina: Escenario de los '90," appeared as CIEPP Documento de Trabajo #8 (January 1993).

Spring 1994
"Brazil, 1989: A Socioeconomic Study of Indigence and Urban Poverty"
Juarez Rubens Brandão Lopes
An earlier version appeared in Portuguese, "Brasil, 1989: Um estudo socio-econômico da indigência e da pobreza urbanas" (CEBRAP, December 1992).

Summer 1994
"Urban Poverty in Chile: Its Extent and Diversity"
Arturo León Batista
An earlier version appeared in Spanish, "Pobreza urbana en Chile: Su magnitud y diversidad" (Santiago de Chile, November 1991), and a revised, shorter version of the Spanish text is forthcoming in Metrópoli, Globalidad y Modernización, ed. Augusto Bolívar Espinoza, René Coulomb, and Carmen Muñoz Bohlken (Mexico/Santiago de Chile: Programa Reencuentro de Dos Ciudades and Azcapotzalco, Mexico: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana).

Winter 1994
"Heterogeneity and Incidence of Urban Poverty in Uruguay"
Carlos Filgueira
An earlier Spanish version, "Heterogeneidad e incidencia de la pobreza urbana en el Uruguay," appeared as PEITHO Documento de Trabajo #82 (June 1991).

Spring 1995
"On the Brazilian Urban Poor: An Anthropological Report"
Roberto DaMatta

From the Working Paper Series

April 1984
"Democracy and Public Policy Analysis"
Douglas Bennett
Now available in Public Policy Analysis &Management, JAI Research Annual, ed. Stuart Nagel (Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press).

July 1984
"On Modernism and Modernization: The Modernist City in Development, The Case of Brasília"
James Holston
Now available in The Modernist City: An Anthropological Critique of Brasília, James Holston (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989).

August 1984
"Centroamérica: algunos rasgos de la sociedad de pos-guerra"
Edelberto Torres-Rivas
A revised version is available in Serie Informes de Investigación 11 (San José: ICADIS, February 1986).

July 1985
"Peasants, Pedagogy, Productivity-Paraguay"
Kenneth P. Jameson
Now available in Latin American Education: A Quest for Identity, ed. Nancy Nystrom, 157-74 (New Orleans: Tulane University, 1985).

July 1985
"Industrialization, Migration and the Informal Sector in Manaus"
Leo A. Despres
A revised version is available under the title "Urban-Industrial Development and the Marginality of Workers in Manaus: Some Theoretical Implications" in Kultur-anthropologie: Beiträge zum Neubeginn einer Disziplin, ed. Werner von der Ohe, 67-88 (Berlin: Duncker and Humblot 1987).

November 1986
"Humanitarianism and Politics in Central America"
Gil Loescher
Now available in Political Science Quarterly 103 (2, Summer 1988): 295-320.

August 1987
"Food Security Trends and Prospects in Latin America"
Solon Barraclough and Peter Utting
A German translation is now available in Aussichten auf die Zukunft: Lateinamerika Analysen und Berichte no.10, ed. Dietmar Dirmoser et al., 102-39 (Hamburg: Junius Verlag, 1986).

January 1988
"'The Rich Have Already Eaten...' Roots of Catastrophe in Central America"
Solon L. Barraclough and Michael F. Scott
Also available as a publication of the Transnational Institute.

February 1991
"Statecraft, Social Policy, and Governance in Latin America"
James M. Malloy
A revised version is available in Governance VI (2, Journal of the International Political Science Association, Research Committee on the Structure and Organization of Government, Group of IPSA, April 1993).

August 1991
"From National Corporatism to Transnational Pluralism: European Interest Politics and the Single Market"
Wolfgang Streeck
A revised version is available in Participation in Public Policy-Making: The Role of Unions and Employers' Association, ed. Tiziano Treu, 97-126 (Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter).

January 1993
"Poverty in Mexico: An Empirical Analysis"
Nora Lustig

March 1996
"German Capitalism: Does it Exist? Can It Survive?"
Wolfgang Streeck

March 1996
"Poverty in Latin America: Issues and New Responses-A Rapporteurs' Report"
Gabriela Ippolito-O'Donnell and Brenda Markovitz

April 1996
"Poverty and Inequality in Latin America: Some Political Reflections"
Guillermo O'Donnell

September 1996
"Accountability for Past Abuses"
Juan E. Méndez
A version of this paper is forthcoming in the February 1997 issue of Human Rights Quarterly.

March 1997
"Indigenous Politics and Democracy: Contesting Citizenship in Latin America"
Deborah J. Yasher

January 1998
"Workshop on the Rule of Law and the Underprivileged in Latin America-A Rapporteurs' Report"
Gina Bekker and Robert Patrick

June 1998
"Democratic Consolidation and Human Rights in Brazil"
Paulo Sergio Pinheiro
A Portuguese version of this paper has been published as the introduction to Democracia em pedaços: Direitos humanos no Brasil by Gilberto Dimenstein (São Paulo: Companhia das Letras, 1996).

June 1998
"The Changing Status of Children in Latin America: Issues in Child Health and Children's Rights-A Rapporteur's Report"
Carol D. Stuart

June 2001
"The Taxing Task of Taxing Transnationals"
Thomas A. Gresik

June 2001
"Non-Governmental Terrorism in Latin America: Re-Examining Old Assumptions"
Andreas Feldmann and Maiju Perälä

July 2001
"Transforming Labor-Based Parties in Latin America: The Argentine Justicialiste Party in Comparative Perspective"
Steven Levitsky

September 2002
"Ámbito y Papel de los Especialistas en las Reformas en los Sistemas de Salud:
Los Casos de Brasil y México
Raquel Abrantes Pêgo and Célia Almeida

March 2003
"Policy Making Under Divided Government in Mexico"
Benito Nacif

September 2003
"Informal Institutions and Comparative Politics: A Research Agenda"
Gretchen Helmke and Steven Levitsky

February 2006
"External Pressures and International Norms in Latin American Pension Reform"
Kurt Weyland

J. Samuel Valenzuela
January 2011
"Families, Welfare Institutions and Economic Development: Chile and Sweden an Comparative Perspective"

Juliana Martínez Franzoni
and Diego Sánchez-Ancochea
March 2012
"The Road to Universal Social Protection: How Costa Rica Informs Theory"

Marta M. Assumpção-Rodrigues
February 2013
"Skill Formation, Governance, and Democracy in Brazil: The State of the Art of a Public Policy"

Sanjay Ruparelia
February 2013
"A Progressive Juristocracy? The Unexpected Social Activism of India’s Supreme Court"

Amy Reynolds
June 2013
"“With or Without Cafta, We Need a Plan”: A Catholic Response to Free Trade in Costa Rica"

Nicholas Carnes and Noam Lupu
October 2013
"Rethinking the Comparative Perspective on Class and Representation: Evidence from Latin America"

Matthew C. Ingram and Marcelo Marchesini da Costa
May 2015
"Geographies of Violence: A Spatial Analysis of Five Types of Homicide in Brazil’s Municipalities"

Jacopo Bonan, Philippe LeMay-Boucher, Douglas Scott, Michel Tenikue
May 2015
"Increasing Anti-Malaria Bednets Uptake Using Information and Distribution Strategies: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Senegal"

Rossana Castiglioni
December 2015
"Building and Sustaining Social Protection: Cross-Class Coalitions, Elite Responses, and Party Politics in Chile and Uruguay (1900–1973)"




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