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Ideas and Institutions: Developmentalism in Brazil and Argentina (Cornell Studies in Political Economy) Hardcover – June 1, 1991

ISBN-13: 978-0801424885 ISBN-10: 0801424887 Edition: 1st

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Product Details

  • Series: Cornell Studies in Political Economy
  • Hardcover: 263 pages
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press; 1 edition (June 1, 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0801424887
  • ISBN-13: 978-0801424885
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.5 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,100,973 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Sikkink contributes significantly to the analysis of the role of ideas and institutions (as opposed to 'interests') in adopting economic development models, in this intriguing study of ‘developmentalism’ in Brazil (1956–61) and Argentina (1958–62). . . . Sikkink asks why both countries adopted this approach (mostly for ideological reasons), and why it largely succeeded in Brazil and failed in Argentina."—Choice



"This is an outstanding study of a topic central to Latin America's development after 1945. It will give both experts and students a clear understanding of the state-directed developmentalism in Latin America that attained hegemonic status among progressive regimes by the end of the 1950s and that still garners powerful support in political circles. . . . Sikkink's work presents a fruitful approach to the vexed question of Latin America's stymied development in the years after 1945."—Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science



"A detailed and carefully crafted comparative historical analysis showing that economic policy outcomes, far from being affected only by international constraints and opportunities, are also determined by domestic political processes involving political economic ideas, the state's institutional capacity to implement them, and the political leadership's ability to mobilize political and ideological resources on their behalf."—Emanuel Adler, University of Toronto

About the Author

Kathryn Sikkink is McKnight Presidential Chair in Political Science and Regents Professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota, and is an affiliated faculty member at the University of Minnesota Law School. Her other books include, as coeditor, Restructuring World Politics: Transnational Social Movements, Networks, and Norms.


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