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Territory and Ideology in Latin America: Policy Conflicts between National and Subnational Governments

Kent Eaton


Around the world, familiar ideological conflicts over the market are becoming increasingly territorialized in the form of policy conflicts between national and subnational governments. Thanks to a series of trends such as globalization, democratization, and especially decentralization, subnational governments are now in a position more effectively to challenge the ideological orientation of the national government. This book conceptualizes these challenges as operating in two related but distinct modes. The first stems from elected subnational officials who use their authority, resources, and ... More

Keywords: territory, ideology, decentralization, subnational, neoliberal, statist, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Latin America

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198800576
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198800576.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kent Eaton, author
Professor of Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz