Globalization and Development in Latin America: Economic Integration, Health, Labor and Popular Mobilization

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In this brief introductory essay, the main themes and issues addressed by the contributions to this collection of essays are analyzed within the current setting of globalization and development in Latin America and the Caribbean region. The region is undergoing profound transformations at all levels and in all sectors— in its economic, social, cultural and political relations and at the subnational, national, and international levels. This introduction discusses the context and provides an overview of the most important issues addressed in depth by the various contributors to the collection, particularly the issues associated with regional economic integration, health, labor, subnational development, and popular mobilization.
Original languageAmerican English
JournalJournal of Developing Societies
StatePublished - Jun 1 2003


  • Economics
  • Growth and Development

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