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Rent Seeking, Rent Avoidance, and Informality: An Analysis of Third World Urban Housing
Any number of concepts and ideas have been set forth over the past two or three decades to describe and explain the various problems common to urban development in Third World countries. Perhaps foremost among these has ...
Democratic Transitions and Democratic Breakdowns: The Elite Variable
Stable democratic regimes depend heavily on the "consensual unity" of national elites. So long as elites remain disunified, political regimes are unstable, a condition which makes democratic transitions and democratic ...
Nicaragua: The Economic Dilemmas of Peace and Democracy in 1988
This paper explores the complex economic conditions that Nicaragua faces at the end of 1988. It focuses, in particular, on the policy dilemmas that the Nicaraguan government confronts as domes tic economic conditions ...
Mexican Speech Play: History and the Psychological Discourses of Power
If one spends time among Mexican descent working-class men of the lower socioeconomic level either in Mexico or the United States, it is quite llkely that, subject to the cultural constraints of time and social context, one ...