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2006

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

Chile: Economic Development and Globalization

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Bienes Raíces En La Comuna De Pucón, Brendan Hayes Oct 2006

Bienes Raíces En La Comuna De Pucón, Brendan Hayes

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

This investigation provides an in depth analysis of real estate development in the comuna of Pucón, Chile. The author begins by explaining the sentiment of real estate investment in Chile and continues by providing readers with a detailed background about the municipality of Pucón and its touristic economy. Next the author provides information about current property values in Pucon and what it is that drives the values of properties in the comuna most. By providing information about zoning law, tax law, Volcán Villarrica, infrastructure in the area, and the public’s perception of increased growth the author virtually targets all ...


Percepciones De La Clase Obrera Acerca De La Central Unitaria De Trabajadores, Timothy Hatfield Apr 2006

Percepciones De La Clase Obrera Acerca De La Central Unitaria De Trabajadores, Timothy Hatfield

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

Chilean democracy, for more than sixteen years, has been on a steady path of democratic consolidation. A problem that remains, however, is the profound inability of societal actors to affect change within the new democratic framework. Participation in groups of collective action is exceptionally low and the country has suffered a crisis of social capital en the last ten years.

Nowhere is Chilean society is this demobilization more evident than in the labor movement. As a result, this project will be a study of the perceptions of Chilean workers regarding their principle union organization – the Central Unitaria de Trabajadores. This ...