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Latin America's struggle for democracy

Author: Larry Jay Diamond; Marc F Plattner; Diego Abente Brun
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
Series: Journal of democracy book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ponders the successes and the difficulties that color Latin American politics. This book examines democratic problems and prospects from the Riob Grande to Tierra del Fuego. It features case studies  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Jay Diamond; Marc F Plattner; Diego Abente Brun
ISBN: 9780801890581 0801890586 9780801890598 0801890594
OCLC Number: 228701282
Description: xxiv, 301 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Latin American presidencies interrupted / Arturo Valenzuela --
The crisis of representation in the Andes / Scott Mainwaring --
Latin America's indigenous peoples / Donna Lee Van Cott --
Populism, socialism, and democratic institutions / Hector E. Schamis --
Explaining the left's resurgence / Matthew R. Cleary --
The rise of populism and the left / Mitchell A. Seligson --
The transformation of the labor arena / Christopher Sabatini and Eric Farnsworth --
Argentina : from Kirchner to Kirchner / Steven Levitsky and María Victoria Murillo --
Politics, markets, and society in Brazil / Lourdes Sola --
Problems of success in Chile / Arturo Valenzuela and Lucía Dammert --
An unlikely comeback in Peru / Cynthia McClintock --
Colombia hews to the path of change / Eduardo Posada-Carbó --
Venezuela : Chávez and the opposition / Javier Corrales and Michael Penfold --
Ecuador : Correa's plebiscitary presidency / Catherine M. Conaghan --
Mexico's contentious election / Luis Estrada and Alejandro Poiré --
The mobilization of distrust in Mexico / Andreas Schedler --
Looking to Mexico's future / Jorge G. Castañeda and Marco A. Morales --
From turmoil to stability in Central America / Consuelo Cruz --
The Caribbean : democracy adrift? / Daniel P. Erikson.
Series Title: Journal of democracy book.
Responsibility: edited by Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, and Diego Abente Brun.
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Conveniently summarizes important arguments by leading scholars. -- Richard Feinberg Foreign Affairs 2009 This valuable collection is essential for all. Choice 2009 A good many insightful analyses of Read more...

 
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