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Social movements and free-market capitalism in Latin America [electronic resource] : telecommunications privatization and the rise of consumer protest / Sybil Rhodes.

By: Rhodes, Sybil, 1969-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xii, 228 p.).ISBN: 1423747909 (electronic bk.); 9781423747901 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Consumer protection -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century | Protest movements -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century | Privatization -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century | Telecommunication -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Media & Communications | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- TelecommunicationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social movements and free-market capitalism in Latin America.DDC classification: 384/.041 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Consumer movements -- Explaining the emergence of consumer movements -- Authoritarian privatization and delayed consumer mobilization in Chile -- The "original sins" of privatization in Argentina -- Contentious consumer mobilization in Argentina -- The gradual and contested privatization of Brazil's "Telessauro" -- "Post-Jurassic" regulation and contained consumer response -- Democratizing free-market capitalism.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-214) and index.

Consumer movements -- Explaining the emergence of consumer movements -- Authoritarian privatization and delayed consumer mobilization in Chile -- The "original sins" of privatization in Argentina -- Contentious consumer mobilization in Argentina -- The gradual and contested privatization of Brazil's "Telessauro" -- "Post-Jurassic" regulation and contained consumer response -- Democratizing free-market capitalism.

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