Social policy as an instrument for the production of information

This article has two objectives. The first is to analyze diificulties the Argentine state has in relation to the production of technical information about the environment. The second is to study the use of the framework of an income transfer policy such as the Universal Allowance per Child, for producing information and implementing sanitary control for a certain population. For these purposes it analyzes a collaboration contract between the National Social Security Administration (Anses) and the Authority of Cuenca Matanza Riachuelo (Acumar) conducted as the result of a decision by the national Supreme Court referring to Mendoza.

Production of public information; Conditionalities; Cuenca Matanza Riachuelo; Judicial activism; Universal


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