Citations with the tag: URUGUAY -- Social conditions

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  • SOCIAL OVERVIEW.
     // Uruguay Country Review; 2007, p103 

    The article provides information on the social conditions in Uruguay.

  • People.
     // Uruguay Country Review; 2011, p116 

    The article offers information on the people in Uruguay wherein most of them originated in Italy and Spain with a Roman Catholicism religion.

  • People.
     // Uruguay Country Review; 2012, p119 

    The article provides an overview on the demography, culture and human development in Uruguay.

  • Human Rights.
     // Uruguay Country Review; 2011, p42 

    The article offers information on the status of human rights in Uruguay, wherein it says that the country is a constitutional republic with positive records of human rights.

  • People.
    Coleman, Denise Youngblood // Uruguay Country Review; 2013, p113 

    The article presents information on social overview and people of Uruguay, its demography, culture and identity, health and welfare and human development.

  • Cultural and demographic risks in Uruguay.
    Coleman, Denise Youngblood // Uruguay Economic Studies; 2000, p65 

    Provides details on the culture and demographics of Uruguay which business executives can use to evaluate potential strategic investments in the area. Population figures; Major ethnic groups that live there; Life expectancy of its citizens; Key demographic drivers; Prevalent cultural issues...

  • Bikes for guns.
    Coleman, Denise Youngblood // New Internationalist; Apr2013, Issue 461, p9 

    The article discusses a program enacted by the government of Uruguay in which illegal firearms can be traded for bicycles or laptop computers, and comments on its goal of reducing both crime and obesity rates.

  • Easing racism with Uruguay's answer to Brazilian samba.
    Erlich, Reese // Christian Science Monitor; 8/15/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 185, p7 

    Focuses on the growing popularity of candombe music in Uruguay. Origins of the music in Africa, from which Uruguay's black citizens were transported as slaves; Historical Uruguayan perception of candombe as the music of poor black people; Latent racism in the country; Attempts to foster...

  • El problema no son los zapallos.
    Veiga, Leonardo; Chaquiriand, Isabelle // Revista de Antiguos Alumnos del IEEM; 2007, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p44 

    No abstract available.

  • Is the Uruguay roun.
    Veiga, Leonardo; Chaquiriand, Isabelle // Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm & Resource Issues; 1991 3rd Quarter, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p41 

    Presents the letters of several people that comment on Paul Drazek and Mechel Paggi's `Uruguay Round,' Willis Peterson article on `World Hunger Solution,' and on McGuire and Bromley's article `Exchange.' Views of these people about the articles; Responses of the authors concerned.

  • SOCIAL OVERVIEW.
    Veiga, Leonardo; Chaquiriand, Isabelle // Uruguay Country Review; 2003, p56 

    Presents an overview of the social conditions and traditions in Uruguay. Origin of the country and breakdown of the various ethnic groups; National languages and religions; Educational requirements and details of the educational system; Information for foreign visitors on cultural etiquette.

  • SOCIAL OVERVIEW.
    Veiga, Leonardo; Chaquiriand, Isabelle // Uruguay Country Review; 2004, pN 

    Presents an overview of the social conditions and traditions in Uruguay. Origin of the country and breakdown of the various ethnic groups; National languages and religions; Educational requirements and details of the educational system; Information for foreign visitors on cultural etiquette.

  • SOCIAL OVERVIEW.
    Veiga, Leonardo; Chaquiriand, Isabelle // Uruguay Country Review; 2005, p59 

    Presents an overview of the social conditions and traditions in Uruguay. Origin of the country and breakdown of the various ethnic groups; National languages and religions; Educational requirements and details of the educational system; Information for foreign visitors on cultural etiquette.

  • SOCIAL OVERVIEW.
    Veiga, Leonardo; Chaquiriand, Isabelle // Uruguay Country Review; 2006, p65 

    Presents an overview of the social conditions and traditions in Uruguay. Origin of the country and breakdown of the various ethnic groups; National languages and religions; Educational requirements and details of the educational system; Information for foreign visitors on cultural etiquette.

  • SOCIAL OVERVIEW.
    Veiga, Leonardo; Chaquiriand, Isabelle // Uruguay Country Review; 2008, p101 

    Presents an overview of the social conditions and traditions in Uruguay. Origin of the country and breakdown of the various ethnic groups; National languages and religions; Educational requirements and details of the educational system; Information for foreign visitors on cultural etiquette.

  • En el camino del Invictus uruguayo.
    Cristiani, �lvaro // Revista de Antiguos Alumnos del IEEM; 2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p12 

    No abstract available.

  • 4 HOURS IN MONTEVIDEO.
    Byrnes, Brian // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition); 12/17/2007 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 150 Issue 25, p71 

    The article profiles a the city of Montevideo, Uruguay. The author highlights a four hour tour of the city that includes a walk La Rambla coastal area, a matte green tea beverage, a meal at the Mercado del Puerto market, and shopping in the Ciudad Vieja area. The author also discusses the city...

  • Uruguay: Country Conditions: Background.
    Byrnes, Brian // Political Risk Yearbook: Uruguay Country Report; 2005, p47 

    Presents information on Uruguay. Geography; History; Social conditions; Government; Political conditions; Foreign relations.

  • Uruguay.
    Byrnes, Brian // Political Risk Yearbook: Uruguay Country Report; 2008, pU-1 

    This publication presents information on Uruguay. It provides an overview of the political, economic and social conditions in Uruguay. It offers a look at the investment and trade conditions, as well as foreign relations in the country. It also forecasts the country's prospects for economic...

  • Desigualdades sociales y fragmentaci�n territorial en el �rea metropolitana de Montevideo.
    Veiga, Danilo // Revista LIDER; 2009, Vol. 15, p127 

    The purpose of this article is to analyze the social fragmentation and the inequalities in the Metropolitan Area of Montevideo, according to our recent study and publication (Veiga and Rivoir 2007). In this regard, we analyze first, the profiles and trends of the various sub metropolitan, based...

  • We are football.
    Galeano, Eduardo // New Internationalist; Oct2007, Issue 405, p33 

    The article focuses on the country of Uruguay and its win of the World Cup soccer (football) tournament in 1950 against Brazil. The article provides information about the winning game in Maracana, Brazil, and about the Uruguay football team in 2007. The importance of football to Uruguay's...

  • La crónica roja necesita nuevos colores.
    Pereyra, Gabriel // Revista de Antiguos Alumnos del IEEM; Aug2012, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p22 

    No abstract available.

  • Laicidad, ciudadanía y política en el Uruguay contemporáneo: matrices y revisiones de una cultura laicista.
    Caetano, Gerardo // Revista Cultura y Religión; ene-jun2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p116 

    This article proposes an analysis about some of the major revisions that in recent times have been verified on classical matrices model of secularism predominant in the Uruguayan society. Like an introduction this article sets out certain visions of synthesis and balance about the patterns of...

  • El patrimonio cultural frente al desafío de la globalización.
    Lezama, Antonio // Cuadernos del CLAEH; 2004, Vol. 27 Issue 88, p9 

    The main problem for the definition of heritage is that it is done from within culture that should propose it, impling a judgment that in one way or another involves the authors of such definition. The cultural heritage is part of the atmosphere in which we grow up, as a component that serves as...

  • POBRES PELIGROSOS. ANÁLISIS DEL PROCESO DE CRIMINALIZACIÓN DE LA POBREZA Y LA JUVENTUD EN URUGUAY Y DE LOS DESAFÍOS QUE REPRESENTA PARA LA PSICOLOGÍA COMUNITARIA.
    Menoni, Agustín Cano // Athenea Digital (Revista de Pensamiento e Investigación Social); mar2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p91 

    In this paper I analyze the components and main effects of what I characterized as a process of criminalization of youth in poverty, in the case of Uruguay. I argue that this process occurs through a series of discursive operations (in different levels: police, judicial, political and technical-...

  • La dictadura uruguaya (1973-1985): nuevas perspectivas de investigación e interpretación historiográfica.
    Yaffé, Jaime // Estudos Ibero-Americanos; jan-jun2012, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p13 

    In this article will be presented some new aproaches in the historical investigation field during the last ten years, proposing new perspectives on the reconstruction and interpretation of the characteristics and process that uruguayan society lived during the dictatorship which began in the...

  • Amputación bajo anestesia.
    Fontana Fossati, Carla // Revista de Antiguos Alumnos del IEEM; dic2012, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p26 

    No abstract available.

  • Un fantasma recorre el Uruguay: la reemergencia charrúa en un "país sin indios".
    Verdesio, Gustavo // Cuadernos de Literatura; jul-dic2014, Vol. 18 Issue 36, p86 

    This paper discusses the reemergence of Charrua ethnicity in Uruguay, a country that has imagined itself, since de second half of the eighteenth century, as one without indigenous inhabitants. In a relatively recent framework of decolonization that has made possible the advancement of indigenous...

  • LAS INVASIONES DE TIERRAS Y LA IZQUIERDA EN LA CIUDAD. MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY, 1984-2011.
    ÁLvarez Rivadulla, MarÍA JosÉ // Revista de Ciencia Politica; 2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p411 

    The city of Montevideo changed drastically during the last decade of the twentieth century. The number of informal neighborhoods increased in an unprecedented manner. Many of these neighborhoods started as organized land invasions, that is, with a group identifying a piece of land, invading it,...

  • Uruguay.
    ÁLvarez Rivadulla, MarÍA JosÉ // Political Risk Yearbook: Uruguay Country Report; 2011, preceding pPRI-1 

    A political risk report for Uruguay as of October 1, 2010 is presented. The country's overall standing in the Global Political Risk Services (PRS) Risk Index is provided. It offers information on its geography, history, social conditions, government and foreign relations. It discusses the...

  • PENSANDO EL "PLAN CEIBAL" DESDE LA PERSPECTIVA DE LA ACCIÓN PÚBLICA Y LA TEORÍA DEL ACTOR-RED.
    Da Silva Ramos, Mónica Elena; López Gallego, Laura // Athenea Digital (Revista de Pensamiento e Investigación Social); mar2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p49 

    In this paper, we will analyze and discuss the Plan Ceibal, from the point of view of the Public Action and the Actor Network Theory. We think that Plan Ceibal, which is implemented in Uruguay since 2007, illustrates the concept of public action, because it involves a multiplicity of...

  • DERECHOS, TRAUMA SOCIAL Y RESTITUCIÓN. SINCRONÍA Y UNICIDAD: EL CASO DE URUGUAY.
    Castro, Ana Buriano // Andamios; ene-abr2012, Vol. 9 Issue 18, p89 

    The article evaluates the ability of democracies reborn after state terror to reincorporate rights in their integrity and synchrony. Through an historic focus, with emphasis on the Uruguayan case, it analyzes the difficulties in incorporating the legal frameworks and sensibilities of the...

  • Las tres incapacidades.
    Veiga, Leonardo // Revista de Antiguos Alumnos del IEEM; 2011, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p12 

    No abstract available.

  • Uruguay en el mundo. ¿Cómo nos vemos?
    Veiga, Leonardo // Revista de Antiguos Alumnos del IEEM; 2012, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p42 

    No abstract available.

  • Gauchos, Gringos and Gallegos: The Assimilation of Italian and Spanish Immigrants in the Making of Modern Uruguay 1880–1930*.
    Goebel, Michael // Past & Present; Aug2010, Vol. 208 Issue 1, p191 

    The article discusses the assimilation of Spanish and Italian immigrants to Uruguay in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The high rate of European immigration to Uruguay, especially in the capital city of Montevideo, is discussed, as is the scarcity of reliable census and immigration...

  • THE IMPACT OF TEENAGE CHILDBEARING ON EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES.
    Ferre, Zuleika; Gerstenblüth, Mariana; Rossi, Máximo; Triunfo, Patricia // Journal of Developing Areas; Fall2013, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p159 

    Based on data from the "Survey of Biological and Social Reproduction of the Uruguayan Population: an approach from the perspective of gender and generations" of 2004, we studied the impact of teenage motherhood on the educational outcomes of women. The results confirm the endogeneity of teenage...

  • GLOBALIZACIÓN, CAMBIOS EN LA ESTRUCTURA DE PODER Y NUEVAS ELITES EMPRESARIALES: UNA MIRADA COMPARADA DE URUGUAY.
    Serna, Miguel // Revista de Sociologia e Política; Jun2013, Vol. 21 Issue 46, following p93 

    The paper wondering about trends and challenges: Which are the main causes of challenges and reproduction of business elites? What are the patterns of Latin-American business elites? What are the consequences on economical recruitment because of neoliberal economic globalization? Which are the...

  • ASENTAMIENTOS AND CANTEGRILES.
    Corboz, Julienne // Latin American Research Review; 2013, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p44 

    This article analyzes new forms of distinction and inequality generated within Uruguayan squatter settlements as a result of neoliberal policies, class polarization, and the downward mobility of previously integrated populations that have migrated to the informal urban periphery. Based on...

  • "The Poor Don't Care What They Look Like".
    Gilliatt, Penelope // New Yorker; 4/14/1973, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p141 

    The article reviews the motion picture "State of Siege," directed by Constantin Costa-Gavras.

  • MIRARSE Y SER VISTAS. OBJETIVACIÓN DE DOS COLECTIVOS DE MUJERES RURALES.
    Viera Cherro, Mariana // Andamios; may-aug2012, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p337 

    The present text proposes a comparative analysis of two groupings of rural women, one Uruguayan, the Red de Grupos de Mujeres Rurales, and one Chilean, the Asociación Nacional de Mujeres Rurales e Indígenas. Firstly, the author seeks to investigate the “rural” character of both...

  • Corporaciones y poder político.
    Inthamoussu, Alfonso Ramos // Revista de Antiguos Alumnos del IEEM; 2012, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p13 

    No abstract available.

  • Uruguay.
    Inthamoussu, Alfonso Ramos // CIA World Fact Book; 2003, pN.PAG 

    Presents information on Uruguay, a country in Southern South America, as of January 2003. Background; Geography; Socio-economic status; Economic status; Politics and government; Foreign relations; Telecommunications and mass media; Military.

  • Significados de aborto y opiniones sobre derecho a decidir en varones uruguayos.
    Carril Berro, Elina; López Gómez, Alejandra // Estudios Sociológicos; sep-dic2012, Vol. 30 Issue 90, p739 

    Based on results obtained through a qualitative study, this article presents and analyzes the meanings of voluntary abortion for men and their positions on the process of decision facing an unwanted pregnancy/unintended. The analysis took as analytical categories the perspective of sexual and...

  • DEFENSA DE LOS DERECHOS HUMANOS FRENTE A LAS DICTADURAS REGRESIVAS: LOS CASOS DE ARGENTINA Y URUGUAY EN PERSPECTIVA COMPARADA.
    Alonso, Luciano // Studia Historica. Historia Contemporánea; 2010, Vol. 28, p23 

    This article discusses the relationship between the dictatorships of Argentina and Uruguay during the 1970s and 1980s and their policies regarding human rights. It examines the social movements by citizens of both countries in defense of human rights. The author studies the political transitions...

  • URUGUAY 2013: UN BALANCE PREELECTORAL.
    LÓPEZ CARIBONI, SANTIAGO; ANDRÉS MORAES, JUAN // Revista de Ciencia Politica; 2014, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p293 

    This article analyzes Uruguayan politics in 2013. The first section shows the country's social and economic context over the last five years emphasizing some specific public policy outputs. The second section focuses on the Executive Power as the main agenda setter acting through the ministerial...

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