Economic inequalities in Latin America: causes, reproduction and consequences

Pucci, Gianluca (A.A. 2021/2022) Economic inequalities in Latin America: causes, reproduction and consequences. Tesi di Laurea in Political sociology, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Michele Sorice, pp. 58. [Bachelor's Degree Thesis]

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Origins of inequalities in Latin America. Colonization and early stages of independence (1492-1880). The agro-export model (1880-1930). The import substitution industrialization model (1930-1980). The neoliberal model (1980-today). Reproduction of inequalities. Elites hold the power even in democratic institutions. How can inequalities be addressed? Instrumental power. Structural power. Clientelism. Hierarchical system. Social distance. Easy and hard redistribution. Recent progress. The “left turn”. The social effects of inequalities. Decrease in perceived legitimacy of institutions. Weak State capacity and forbearance. The 2019 riots in Chile. The state of inequalities today.


Bibliografia e sitografia: pp. 49-57.

Thesis Type: Bachelor's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Bachelor's Degree Programs > Bachelor's Degree Program in Political Science (L36)
Chair: Political sociology
Thesis Supervisor: Sorice, Michele
Academic Year: 2021/2022
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2023 10:17
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2023 10:17


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