LATIN AMERICA: Economic Faultlines


What’s next for Latin America after the Washington Consensus? Political scientists Manuel Castells and Fernando Calderón analyze the development model currently evolving in the continent as the region undergoes an economic and political transition.

Since the turn of the 21st century, Latin America has been in a process of profound transformation. Within this far-reaching regional shift, however, it is necessary to account for major internal differences in each country, both in terms of social structure, culture, and institutions, as well as in terms of the relationship to the global system...

Manuel Castells
Fernando Calderón
Publication date: 
August 19, 2015
Publication type: 
Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies Article