Latin America's emerging middle classes : economic perspectives / edited by Jeffrey Dayton-Johnson, Associate Professor, Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA.

What does it mean to be middle-class in Latin America? How is the middle class changing? What are the implications for economic development? Many look to the emergence of a middle class as a sign of Latin America's success in reducing poverty and inequality, a claim this book confirms. Politica...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Springer)
Main Author: Dayton-Johnson, Jeff (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series:International political economy series.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Making Sense of Latin America's Middle Class; J. Dayton-Johnson
  • 2. Inequality, Mobility and Middle Classes in Latin America; J. Azevedo, L.F. Lopez -Calva, N. Lustig, E. Ortiz-Jurez
  • 3. Latin America's Global Middle Class: A Preference for Growth Over Equality; M. C̀€rdenas, H. Kharas and C. Henao
  • 4. Brazil's New Middle Classes: The Bright Side of the Poor; M. Neri
  • 5. Who is the Latin American Middle Class? Relative-Income and Multidimensional Approaches; F. Castellani, G. Parent, and J. Zenteno Gonzales
  • 6. Covering the Uncovered: Labor Informality, Pensions and the Emerging Middle Class in Latin America; C. Daude, J.R. de Laiglesia, A. Melguizo
  • 7. Business Sector Responses to the Rise of the Middle Class; L. Casanova and H. Renck
  • 8. Feeling Middle Class and Being Middle Class; What Do Subjective Perceptions Tell Us?; E. Lora and J. Fajardo Gonzlez
  • 9. Political Attitudes of the Middle Class; The Case of Fiscal Policy, C. Daude, H. Gutirrez, A. Melguizo.