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La Sociedad Civil, el bienestar social y las transformaciones del Estado en Costa Rica
[Civil society, social welfare and tranformation in Costa Rica]


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  • Reuben, Sergio


This paper select the theoretical point of view of the “Regulation” to analyze the currents chan-ges in the Costa Rica’s State. This point of view is used to explain the orientation of the social policies after the economic shock of the 80’s and the reorientation of the costarrican’s Welfare State or “estado desarrollista” into a neo-liberal state incapable to attend the development re-quirements in the historical and social conditions of Latin America. Ends with a abstracts pro-posal for establish a new social contract.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 1191.

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Date of creation: 13 Jul 2004
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Publication status: Published in Reflexiones 1.83(2004): pp. 21-30
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:1191

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Keywords: Social policies; Theroy of Regulation; Costa Rica; State;

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  1. Sergio, Reuben, 2009. "La crisis económica actual, una visión desde la economía política
    [The actual economic crisis, a vision from the Political Economy]
    ," MPRA Paper 15513, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Sergio, Reuben, 2009. "La crisis económica actual: una visión desde la economía política
    [The actual economic crisis: a vision from the political economy]
    ," MPRA Paper 15048, University Library of Munich, Germany.


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