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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 ...
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 ...
Cross-Cultural Differences in the Valuing of Dominance by Young Children
Developmental research suggests that young children tend to value dominant individuals over subordinates. This research, however, has nearly exclusively been carried out in Western cultures, and cross-cultural research ...
The Needs of the Many Do Not Outweigh the Needs of the Few: The Limits of Individual Sacrifice across Diverse Cultures
A long tradition of research in WEIRD (Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, Democratic) countries has investigated how people weigh individual welfare versus group welfare in their moral judgments. Relatively less ...
Distribución espacio-temporal de la fiebre Dengue en Costa Rica
El objetivo de este estudio es presentar los resultados de una aplicación de rastreo estadístico espacio-temporal (space-time scan statistic) para la evaluación de los sistemas de alarmas tempranas en los casos de fiebre ...