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Latin American Studies Series

Colombia

The Politics of Reforming the State

Editors: Posada-Carbó, Eduardo (Ed.)

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This book examines the process of political and social reform that Colombia has experienced in the past decade. As the relationship between the state, the economy and the society are redefined in Latin America, Colombia has also undergone substantial transformations. This story offers a Colombian dimension to the increasing interest in processes of state reform elsewhere. The approach is interdisciplinary and will be of interest to political scientists, economists, sociologists, geographers and historians.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction Reflections on the Colombian State: in Search of a Modern Role

    Posada-Carbó, Eduardo

    Pages 1-17

  • Colombian Experience with Liberalism: on the Historical Weakness of the State

    Palacios, Marco

    Pages 21-44

  • The State and Political Parties in Colombia

    Hoskin, Gary

    Pages 45-70

  • Democracy, State and Society in the 1991 Constitution: The Role of the Constitutional Court

    Cepeda, Manuel José

    Pages 71-95

  • The Decentralised State: an Administrative or Political Challenge?

    Lemus, Gustavo Bell

    Pages 97-108

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Softcover $189.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Colombia
Book Subtitle
The Politics of Reforming the State
Editors
  • Eduardo Posada-Carbó
Series Title
Latin American Studies Series
Copyright
1998
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Institute of Latin American Studies
eBook ISBN
978-1-349-26050-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-349-26050-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-71553-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-26052-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 286
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