PERU

ARTICLES
  • Incomplete Universalization? Peruvian Social Policy Reform, Universalism, and Gendered Outcomes
    by NORA NAGELS,  
    4/7/2018

    This article analyzes Peruvian social reforms of the early 2000s, in relation to the stated goal of increasing universality as well as to their gendered impacts. It argues that three principal limitations inhibited the move to universality and did little to promote gender equality. First, the quality of public service is weak and this has had a particularly adverse impact on women. Second, the reforms have not limited the historical fragmentation of the Peruvian social policy architecture. Finally, social program implementation is still coercive, limiting the reinforcement of social rights based on citizenship for women.

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  • Social Policy Instruments in Motion. Conditional Cash Transfers from Mexico to Peru
    by NORA NAGELS,  
    5/12/2016

    Social policy prescriptions for Latin America have shifted significantly over recent decades. This article tracks a process by which a conditional cash transfer (CCT) to mothers, begun in a Mexican programme with some pretensions to promoting gender equality, was standardized by international organizations, becoming a policy instrument characterized by gender sensitivity, but having little attention to equality.

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