New PDF release: Argentina: the challenges of modernization

By Joseph S. Tulchin, Allison M. Garland

ISBN-10: 0842027211

ISBN-13: 9780842027212

Argentina has been modernizing at breakneck velocity within the post-Peron, post-military years. This number of articles appears to be like on the modernization method and comprises a number of articles through Argentine politicians and policymakers. Argentina: The demanding situations of Modernization analyzes the problems the rustic faces within the Nineteen Nineties, over a decade after the recovery of democracy and several other years after the tip of the chilly conflict.

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The military capped its regime by invading the Malvinas/Falkland Islands and turning Argentina into a rogue state, an international pariah. During the transition to democracy in 1983, there was a powerful sense that the nation was at a crossroadsthat it had a historic opportunity to balance its accounts, to reset its national course, and to reinsert the nation into the international community. As president, Raúl Alfonsín referred frequently to the need for Argentines to reject the pretensions of the past, to see the world clearly, and to play a modest role in the world as they found it.

Jorge Vives, Massalin Particulares; Lic. Monica Madanes, Aluar; Mr. Victor Savanti, IBM Argentina; and Mr. George Stuart Milne. The success of this program is also a reflection of the intellectual dedication of the four Guest Scholars selected to participate in this program. The Wilson Center owes a great debt to Eduardo Amadeo, José Octavio Bordón, Jesús Rodríguez, and Federico Storani for taking time away from the demanding schedule of political life to conduct serious academic analysis of the difficult challenges facing Argentina today.

Political accountability, judicial reform, institutional stability, and tolerance for dissent are the central challenges for Argentina's modernization, concludes Joseph Tulchin in his chapter on the geopolitical dimensions of Argentina's reemergence into the world economic system. Tulchin's chapter puts the Menem model into historical perspective and distinguishes between the short-term changes precipitated by the decision to link the nation's fortunes to those of the United States and the deeply rooted traditions of competition with the United States and Argentine exceptionalism.

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