Business Politics and the State in Twentieth-Century Latin by Ben Ross Schneider

By Ben Ross Schneider

Ben Schneider's comparative ancient research of the incorporation of commercial into politics in Latin the US examines company association and political task over the past century in 5 of the biggest and such a lot built international locations of the sector. Schneider's cause of why enterprise grew to become greater geared up in Chile, Colombia, and Mexico than in Argentina and Brazil, lies neither in monetary features of commercial nor broader political parameters, yet fairly within the cumulative impression of nation coverage activities.

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Has also been good for civic associations, which championed these programs and often grew along with them” (1999a, 70). S. class relations” (1999b, 480–1). xml CY417B/Schneider 24 0 521 83651 4 May 14, 2004 23:42 Introduction and Arguments and strategic actions by state officials that organized business in Latin America. Theda Skocpol’s introduction to the volume Bringing the State Back In summarized major arguments on how the organizational configurations of states, “along with their overall patterns of activity .

However, both dim and rosy visions are too sweeping. What is needed is a more fine-grained, contextualized analysis, attempted in Part III, that considers the precise functions of business associations that affect specific dimensions of development and democracy. The Plan and Methods Chapter 2 develops the core arguments: (1) that state actions best explain variation in business organization in Latin America; (2) that state actors help organize business in order to reduce their own vulnerabilities and advance their policy agendas; and (3) that the diverse kinds of selective incentives states provide to business have significantly different effects on business organization.

However, they do not make their histories out of whole cloth. The institutional sediment left from the actions of previous state actors populated the associational universe, more so late in the twentieth century than earlier, so each successive group of state actors had to deal with existing associations of varying strength. Lastly, although the primary influence on business organization was the dynamic interaction and exchange between state officials and business leaders, the political strategies of business were also influenced by the broader context of political contention and the full range of existing political opportunities.

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