ISI and labor movements for Argentina and Chile

ISI and labor movements for Argentina and Chile - ISI and...

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ISI and labor movements for Argentina and Chile Argentina and Chile: ISI Due to industrialization, the formation of the entrepreneurial capitalist class in Chile was formed. Members of these groups usually came from families of the elite. But in Argentina, they included different social types and because of that, they were seen as a potential challenge to the hegemony of the traditional ruling elites. Ruling elites in several countries imposed high repressive regimes through military coups in Chile in 1973 and Argentina in 1966. Because of the economic stagnation, the military as well as the civilian elites thought that they had to stimulate investment. They believed in order to do this, they needed to crush the power of the working class. The ISI was the most successful in large populated countries such as Argentina and not very much in Chile because the investments that took to produce cheap consumer products paid off in a small consumer market. This type of investment could not be done for capital intensive industries
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2010 for the course IR 365 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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