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Brazil and Mexico: Patterns in Late Development
Brazil and Mexico: Patterns in Late Development
Edited by Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Richard S. Weinert
Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 1982, 349 pp
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Eight essays devoted to foreign investment and dependency, government intervention in the economy, labor, income distribution and poverty, among other issues. The first essay, serving as a useful introduction, summarizes their characteristics and consequences in Brazil and Mexico, noting that foreign capital and technology have induced rapid development, but with painful social consequences, including increasing inequality and, often, political repression.