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Democracy in Latin America : visions and realities

Author: Susanne Jonas; Nancy Stein
Publisher: New York : Bergin & Garvey, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of articles that evaluate different models of democracy. The book discusses topics such as whether Washington's "model democracies" are truly democratic, and how Guatemala's civilian regime compares to Nicaragua's revolutionary democracy.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Democracy in Latin America.
New York : Bergin & Garvey, 1990
(OCoLC)610211185
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susanne Jonas; Nancy Stein
ISBN: 0897891651 9780897891653 0897891643 9780897891646
OCLC Number: 20452862
Description: viii, 224 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Dictatorship and its aftermath / Eduardo Galeano --
Construction of Democracy in Nicaragua / Susanne Jonas and Nancy Stein --Origins of crisis and instability in Central America / Edelberto Torres-Rivas --Contradictions of Guatemala's "Political Opening" / Susanne Jonas --
Redemocratization process / James Petras --
Foreign debt, the threat of foreign intervention, and democracy in Latin America / Pablo González Casanova --
Unpayable debt / Regino Diaz --
Twenty-six years of Cuban revolutionary politics / Max Azicri --
Haiti / Gérard Pierre-Charles --
Economic crisis and dependency / José A. Moreno.
Responsibility: edited by Susanne Jonas and Nancy Stein.

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