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Author Becker, David G., 1938- author.

Title The new bourgeoisie and the limits of dependency : mining, class, and power in "revolutionary" Peru / David G. Becker.

Published Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1983]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (449 pages).
Series Princeton legacy library
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-407) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Introduction. Development, class, and dependency -- Peru : "un pais minero" -- Mining policy and policymaking after 1968 -- World industries and world markets in nonferrous metals -- pt. 2. Mining transnationals and the Peruvian state. Southern Peru copper versus an assertive state : the Cuajone Project -- The decline and fall of Cerro de Pasco -- pt. 3. Institutional foundations of the Peruvian mining bourgeoisie. The medium-mining subsector -- Parastatal enterprise in Peruvian mining -- pt. 4. Mining and development : a class analysis. The bourgeoisie and middle class of the mineria -- The mining industry and the claims of labor -- pt. 5. Conclusions. The new bourgeoisie and the limits of dependency.
Summary The author clarifies the mutually constructive relationship between transnational and the modernizing Peruvian state, showing how the state maintains this relationship while simultaneously nurturing the new class. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Language notes In English.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Mineral industries -- Peru.
Middle class -- Peru.
Peru -- Economic conditions -- 1968-
Peru -- Social conditions -- 1968-
Peru -- Politics and government -- 1968-1980.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781400853236 (electronic bk.)
1400853230 (electronic bk.)
1306989418 (electronic bk.)
9781306989411 (electronic bk.)
9780691022130 (pbk.)
0691022135 (pbk.)
0691022135 (pbk.)
Standard Number 10.1515/9781400853236