Poster Child or Victim of Imperialist Globalization? Explaining Argentina's December 2001 Political Crisis and Economic Collapse

  title={Poster Child or Victim of Imperialist Globalization? Explaining Argentina's December 2001 Political Crisis and Economic Collapse},
  author={M. Carranza},
  journal={Latin American Perspectives},
  pages={65 - 89}
  • M. Carranza
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Latin American Perspectives
In the early 1990s, Argentina was the poster child for successful proglobalization "economic adjustment" policies. However, the economic crisis and social explosion of December 2001, resulting in the overthrow of two presidents in a week and the catastrophic collapse of the Argentine economy, challenge the assumption that globalization is irreversible.' As the Argentine economy imploded, domestic politics gained center stage and the hegemonic proglobalization discourse was replaced by a new… Expand
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