A New Developmentalist Welfare State Model in the Making? Chile in Latin America Manuel Riesco

During the 20th Century, the Chilean State presided over the modernization of the country, largely through two successive and violently conflicting strategies, which in a certain sense seem to conform a unity as well. While the country is out of this painful transition, and once again at the crossroads of yet another momentous shift in its State-led development strategy, the emerging State strategy seems to demand a closer engagement with similar processes that seem to be taking place throughout Latin America.

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