Ricardo A. Gutiérrez

Ricardo A. Gutiérrez
National University of General San Martín | UNSAM · Escuela de Política y Gobierno

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The study of environmental politics in Latin America and the Caribbean expands as conflicts stemming from the deterioration of the natural world increase. Yet this scholarship has not generated a broad research agenda similar to the ones that emerged around other key political phenomena. This Element seeks to address the lack of a comprehensive res...
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Este trabajo discute la relación entre coproducción de servicios a nivel local y desigualdad. Al respecto, se pregunta: ¿Qué formas asume regularmente la provisión local de servicios allí donde la sociedad civil es pobre y el Estado débil? ¿Qué resultados produce a nivel regional? Para responder dichas preguntas se desarrollaron 97 entrevistas semi...
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La gestión integral de los residuos sólidos urbanos (GIRSU) ha cobrado preponderancia en los últimos años en Argentina debido a sus implicancias sociales, económicas y ambientales. Si bien formalmente se ha adoptado el modelo GIRSU, los resultados en los distintos municipios argentinos son dispares. En este trabajo se busca explicar, a partir de la...
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Upon the third wave of democratization, environmental mobilization has increased throughout Latin America. In line with this process, the literature has analyzed different aspects of environmental mobilization, such as the types of groups involved and the resources mobilized. Yet, less attention has been paid to the impacts of those mobilizations....
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Can popular organizations engage with the state in a lasting collaborative interaction that benefits their interests without being politically co-opted or captured? This article addresses this question by analyzing the interaction between cartonero organizations and the PRO administrations in Buenos Aires City between 2002 and 2018. It shows how ca...
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Does subnational state capacity stop deforestation? The commodity boom of the 2000s significantly expanded the agriculture frontier in most provinces of Argentina, with devastating effects to native forests. Interestingly, some of the subnational governments that presided over the commodities super cycle also sought to reform the forestry sector to...
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At present, there is no unified theoretical framework to deal with environmental governance issues. Consequently, there is a diversity of interpretations of the concept at the public-political arena both nationally and internationally. Recent Latin American efforts have given a step forward conceptualizing environmental governance from the South an...
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En contextos de restricción presupuestaria y dependencia normativa, la coordinación con niveles superiores de gobierno constituye un factor fundamental para que los gobiernos municipales puedan asumir eficazmente sus responsabilidades administrativas. Pero, ¿bajo qué condiciones los funcionarios municipales buscarán coordinar —o no— con otras juris...
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How are international environmental ideas adopted locally? We answer this question by examining the adoption and development of the model forest idea in Argentina since the late 1990s. The concept of model forest was born in Canada in 1991 as the brand name of a new national program aimed at promoting the building of local-level governance processe...
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Este libro aborda el estudio de políticas ambientales de distintos países latinoamericanos desde el enfoque del cambio ambiental global. Por cambio ambiental global entendemos las transformaciones de los ecosistemas como resultado de la acción de los seres humanos, quienes transforman los entornos globales y configuran, individual y colectivame...
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¿Cómo entender y resignificar las políticas ambientales latinoamericanas en una época de generalizado reconocimiento de las crisis que afectan a los ecosistemas de la Tierra?, ¿cómo reposicionar a las ciencias sociales en el pensamiento sobre ambiente y desarrollo en un escenario de cambio climático que promueve la urgencia de la acción por sobre l...
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New environmental rights were introduced in Argentina with the 1994 amendments to the 1853 national constitution. This constitutional recognition of environmental rights is a fundamental step in the advancement of environmental justice and citizenship, but it is not enough. When and how do environmental rights become effective? Under what circumsta...
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To study the interjurisdictional coordination challenges faced by municipal governments is gaining greater scholar and political relevance in federal countries like Argentina. In this work we examine how different forms of interjurisdictional coordination among the three government levels bear upon the making of municipal policies by conducting a c...
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Nuevos derechos ambientales fueron introducidos en Argentina con la reforma constitucional de 1994. El reconocimiento constitucional de los derechos ambientales es un paso fundamental en el avance de la justicia y la ciudadanía ambientales. Pero no es suficiente. Los principios constitucionales deben traducirse en legislación y la legislación debe...
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While in the better-off sectors of the city public services (such as water, electricity, or waste collection) are provided through State-owned or private companies, in the poorest quarters their provision depends a great deal on community organization as well as on local leadership. Based upon the study of a Metropolitan Buenos Aires shanty town, w...
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A prematura criação da primeira agência ambiental na Argentina deu-se paralelamente ao retorno da democracia em 1973 e logo após a Conferência de Estocolmo de 1972. Porém, a criação de instituições ambientais estatais não foi incremental e só veio a ganhar força na década de 1990. Por sua vez, as organizações sociais ambientais têm surgido em ondas...
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This paper is based on a comparative project of state-society relationships with respect to environmental policymaking. It focuses on the cases of Argentina and Brazil. It shows that in these two countries the relationships between civil society organizations and state officials have evolved toward different patterns in terms of degree of confl...
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In a context of selective metropolization and urban segmentation, the steady growing of big cities brings about the unequal provision of public services. While in the better-off sectors of the city public services are provided through “standard” channels (i.e. state intervention or market access), in the poorest quarters that provision is usually l...
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This article discusses results of a transdisciplinary study conducted in a Metropolitan Buenos Aires peripheral neighborhood. This study combines social science and natural sciences insights with the local knowledge of the affected population in order to better understand socio-environmental problems and contribute to their sustainable solution. Be...
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In any metropolitan region, the articulation between metropolitan scale of issues and the multiplicity of government jurisdictions poses a challenge for the implementation of environmental policies. Focused on the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Region, this article examines the coordination of metropolitan environmental policies in a federal context. Th...
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In any metropolitan region, the articulation between metropolitan scale of issues and the multiplicity of government jurisdictions poses a challenge for the implementation of environmental policies. Focused on the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Region, this article examines the coordination of metropolitan environmental policies in a federal context. Th...
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This article brings to the fore the role of experts as policy agents by analyzing the water management reform in three Brazilian states. Seeking to contribute to the recent ideational turn in political science, it contends that in studying the emergence and implementation of new policy ideas, more attention must be paid to the role of experts as po...
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This article examines a case of State-society interaction in policy making: the operation of the Gravataí River Basin Committee (Comitê Gravataí), created in 1989 in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. First, it is shown that, in spite of a high collaboration between state technical officials and NGO members, as of 2006 the committee has not achieved the go...
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RESUMEN: Con un análisis de los telenoticieros argentinos el autor nos desvela las definiciones mediáticas del crimen, así como el papel atribuido a las instituciones políticas y a los propios medios en las noticias sobre ese "problema social". A partir de esta información, se apuntan algunas dificultades de la ciudadanía para entender y participar...
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Vita. U.M.I. no. 3240720. Thesis (Ph. D.)--Johns Hopkins University, 2007. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 347-367). Microfilm.

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