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Handbook of South American Governance

Edited by: Pía Riggirozzi , Christopher Wylde

Print publication date:  December  2017
Online publication date:  December  2017

Print ISBN: 9781857438185
eBook ISBN: 9781315661162
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315661162
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Governance in South America is signified by strategies pursued by state and non-state actors directed to enhancing (some aspect of) their capabilities and powers of agency. It is about the spaces and the practices available, demanded or created to ?make politics happen?. This framework lends explanatory power to understand how governance has been defined and practiced in South America.

Pía Riggirozzi and Christopher Wylde bring together leading experts to explore what demands and dilemmas have shaped understanding and practice of governance in South America in and across the region. The Handbook suggests that governance dilemmas of inequitable and unfulfilled political economic governance in South America have been constant historical features, yet addressed and negotiated in different ways. Building from an introduction to key issues defining governance in South America, this Handbook proceeds to examine institutions, actors and practices in governance focusing on three core processes: evolution of socio-economic and political justice claims as central to the demands of governance; governance frameworks foregrounding particular issues and often privileging particular forms of political practice; and iterative and cumulative processes leading to new demands of governance addressing recognition and identity politics.

This Handbook will be a key reference for those concerned with the study of South America, South American political economy, regional governance, and the politics of development.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  South American governance in the colonial period Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Post-colonial South America Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Dependency Theory and South American governance in post-neoliberal times Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Neoliberal governance in South America  Download PDF
Chapter  6:  The concept and practice of post-neoliberal governance in South America Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Inter-American relations in historical perspective Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Governing security in South America Download PDF
Chapter  9:  The Organization of American States Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Governing debt Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Governing development in South America Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Governance as regional integration Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Regional governance in South America Download PDF
Chapter  14:  The new minilateralism in regional economic governance Download PDF
Chapter  15:  South–South cooperation and the governance of development aid in South America Download PDF
Chapter  16:  China’s spin on governing its relationship with South America Download PDF
Chapter  17:  The place of the military in South American governance Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Beyond states and markets in South America Download PDF
Chapter  19:  A foot on each side of the picket-line Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Business interest groups and policy-making in South America Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Democracy, pluralism and the media in South America Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Human rights activists and advocacy in South America Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Indigenous rights and resource governance Download PDF
Chapter  24:  The South American right Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Shaking up governance and inequality in South America Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Social movements and governance in South America Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Extractivism and citizenship Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Governing natural resources Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Transboundary water governance in South America Download PDF
Chapter  30:  The drugs trade Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Creating space for autonomous governance Download PDF
Chapter  32:  International migration in South America Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Scaling up citizenship Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Institutions, actors and the practice of governance in South America Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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