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Latin America's leaders

Author: Rut C Diamint; Laura Tedesco
Publisher: London : Zed Books, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on exclusive interviews with over three hundred politicians - former presidents, vice presidents, current party officials and hundreds more - this work exposes what the Pink Tide really thinks of its presidents. Arguing that the political styles of leaders such as Hugo Chávez, Rafael Correa, Álvaro Uribe and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner are far better explained in the context of their respective  Read more...
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Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Rut C Diamint; Laura Tedesco
ISBN: 1783601027 9781783601028 9781783601035 1783601035
OCLC Number: 905524523
Description: xi, 188 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: List of figures and tables --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
How to study leaders --
Models of democratic leadership --
Leadership in the context of a stable party system: Uruguay and Colombia --
Leadership in the context of a crisis: Argentina and Ecuador --
Leadership in the context of the collapse of a party system: Venezuela --
Rethinking political leadership --
List of interviews --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Rut Diamint and Laura Tedesco.

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