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Title What justice? whose justice? : fighting for fairness in Latin America / edited by Susan Eva Eckstein and Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 362 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Struggles for justice in Latin America / Susan Eva Eckstein and Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley -- Social inequality, civil society, and the limits of citizenship in Latin America / Philip Oxhorn -- An exception to Chilean exceptionalism? The historical role of Chile's judiciary / Lisa Hilbink -- Presidential crises and democratic accountability in Latin America, 1990-1999 / Aníbal Pérez-Liñán -- The vicious cycle of inequality in Latin America / Terry Lynn Karl -- Perpetrators' confessions : truth, reconciliation, and justice in Argentina / Leigh A. Payne -- Colombia : does injustice cause violence? / Marc W. Chernick -- Progressive pragmatism as a governance model : an in-depth look at Porto Alegre, Brazil, 1989-2000 / Sybil Delaine Rhodes -- Citizen responses to conflict and political crisis in Peru : informal politics in Ayacucho / David Scott Palmer -- Social justice and the new indigenous politics : an analysis of Guatemala, the Central Andes, and Chiapas / John A. Peeler -- The war of the peace : indigenous women's struggle for social justice in Chiapas, Mexico / June Nash -- Reflections on remembrance : voices from an Ixcán village / Beatriz Manz.
Summary Following up on issues raised in 'Power and Popular Protest: Latin American Social Movements', these essays elucidate how conceptions of justice are socially constructed and contested and historically contingent, shaped by people's values and institutionally grounded in real-life experiences.
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Subject Social justice -- Latin America.
Democratization -- Latin America.
Free trade -- Social aspects -- Latin America.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Eckstein, Susan, 1942-
Wickham-Crowley, Timothy P., 1951-
Other Form: Print version: What justice? whose justice?. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2003 0520237447 0520237455 (DLC) 2002009718 (OCoLC)50040988
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