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Overcoming segmentation in Social Policy? Comparing New Early Education and Child Care Efforts in Costa Rica and Uruguay
During the late 2000s, Early Child Education and Care (ECEC) became a policy priority for several Latin American countries. Coherent with international ideas yet against the legacy of deep-seated segmentation, the new ...
The Double Challenge of Market and Social Incorporation: Progress and Bottlenecks in Latin America
Has the past decade of sustained economic growth and political transformations reversed Latin America's historical failure to secure market and social incorporation? To address this question this article draws on the ...
Can Latin American Production Regimes Complement Universalistic Welfare Regimes? Implications from the Costa Rican Case
Much of the literature on political economy expects complementarities between (universal) welfare regimes and production regimes. This article draws from Costa Rica's showcase of human development and universalistic social ...
La construcción de universalismo y sus contradicciones: lecciones de los servicios de salud en Costa Rica, 1940-2011
Building universalism: Lessons from Costa Rica´s health services, 1940-2011
Con frecuencia la construcción del universalismo se asimila pragmáticamente a coberturas masivas –aunque los beneficios sean segmentados—o al modelo nórdico basado en impuestos generales y servicios generosos para todos ...
Who Cares in Nicaragua? A Care Regime in an Exclusionary Social Policy Context
In Latin American countries with historically strong social policy regimes (such as those in the Southern Cone), neoliberal policies are usually blamed for the increased burden of female unpaid work. However, studying the ...
¿Cómo alcanzó Costa Rica la incorporación social y laboral?
En 1980, justo antes de la crisis de la deuda y en contraste con la experiencia del resto de América Latina, prácticamente toda la población costarricense contaba con empleos formales y servicios sociales de calidad. ...
Enhancing Preschoolers’ Understanding of Ambiguity in Communication: A Training Study on Misunderstandings
Understanding knowledge acquisition involves a comprehension of the relationship between a person’s access to relevant information and that person’s subsequent knowledge. This report investigates how preschoolers improve in ...
How children learn to produce appropriate referring expressions in narratives: The role of clarification requests and modeling
Asking children to clarify themselves promotes their ability to uniquely identify objects in referential communication tasks. However, little is known about whether parents ask preschoolers for clarification during ...