Developmental Pathways to Poverty Reduction

Good Jobs and Social Services

How Costa Rica achieved the elusive double incorporation

Authors: Ancochea, D. Sánchez, Martínez Franzoni, Juliana, Sánchez Ancochea, Diego

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Few countries have achieved social development, which requires simultaneously securing market and social incorporation (good jobs and access to social services). This book reviews Costa Rica's experience as one of the few successful cases of double incorporation in the periphery.

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Juliana Martínez Franzoni is Associate Professor at the University of Costa Rica. Her work on social policy formation and socioeconomic and gender inequality in Latin America has been most recently rewarded with fellowships by Fulbright, the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the British Academy. She currently conducts research on the formation of universal social policies in the periphery, and changes in work–family policies in Latin America.

Diego Sánchez-Ancochea is University Lecturer in the Political Economy of Latin America at the University of Oxford and Governing Body Fellow of St Antony's College. His research, which focuses on state–society relations, income distribution and public policy, has been published in journals, including World Development, Journal of Latin American Studies and Studies in Comparative International Development.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • A Country That Tamed an Elusive Challenge

    Franzoni, Juliana Martínez (et al.)

    Pages 1-27

  • The Economic Policy Regime and the Two Phases of Market Incorporation

    Franzoni, Juliana Martínez (et al.)

    Pages 28-63

  • The Social Policy Regime: Creation, Expansion and Resilience

    Franzoni, Juliana Martínez (et al.)

    Pages 64-101

  • The State as the Central Actor: Elites, Ideas and Legacies

    Franzoni, Juliana Martínez (et al.)

    Pages 102-132

  • Conclusion: What Can We Learn from the Costa Rican Case?

    Franzoni, Juliana Martínez (et al.)

    Pages 133-144

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Good Jobs and Social Services
Book Subtitle
How Costa Rica achieved the elusive double incorporation
Authors
Series Title
Developmental Pathways to Poverty Reduction
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-30842-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137308429
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-30841-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45598-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 176
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