State and society in the 90's: pendulous cartography upon Latin America

Authors

  • Ricardo Rohm

Keywords:

State, society, postmodernity, Latin America, civilization crisis, globalization, political system, democracy, political culture, State reform.

Abstract

This paper analyzes several fundamental characteristics of State/society relations in the so-called postindustrial and postmodern age, from the perspectives of some contemporary philosophers and social sciemists. It aims at drawing some scenarios concerning not only the currem civilization crisis
but ais o specifically the crisis of the social-political institutions in Latin America. It emphasizes the redefinition of the role of the State, taking imo accoum the relevance of social democratization and the challenges for civil society to cope with.

Published

20-03-1999

How to Cite

Rohm, R. (1999). State and society in the 90’s: pendulous cartography upon Latin America. Brazilian Journal of Public Administration, 33(2), 95 a 107. Retrieved from http://bibliotecadigital.fgv.br/ojs/index.php/rap/article/view/7653

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