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Latin America"s economic challenge

Alan L. Keyes

Latin America"s economic challenge

the democractic response

by Alan L. Keyes

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin America -- Economic conditions -- 1945-,
  • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1948-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan L. Keyes
    SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 840
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14938831M

    Industrialization challenged the family economy and reshaped family life by moving economic production outside the home and introducing a sharp distinction between work and family life. The family structure would have been stronger before the industrial revolution because they worked together as a family, while after the industrial revolution.   The Latin American region has been experiencing a boom of investment in the mining sector, as predicted by the Copper Study Center of Chile (CESCO); Latin America would receive $ million by , which according to the Metals Economic Group represents approximately 26% of the total world mining investment.


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