The State and Society: Peru in Contemporary Perspective

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The State and Society: Peru in Contemporary Perspective

By Alfred Stepan
Princeton University Press, 1978
348 pp. $18.50
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In Part I, the function of the state in society is delineated, with some stress on theories of corporatism. In Part II, these concepts are applied specifically to Peru. One conclusion: despite some successes, "... it was evident by the mid-1970s that as an organic-statist experiment, the Peruvian regime had failed."

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