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Changing Venezuela by taking power : the history and policies of the Chavez government

Author: Gregory Wilpert
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exposing the self-serving logic behind much middle-class opposition to Venezuela's elected leader, this book argues that the Chavez government has instituted one of the progressive constitutions, but warns that they have yet to overcome the dangerous spectres of the country's past.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilpert, Gregory.
Changing Venezuela by taking power.
London ; New York : Verso, 2007
(OCoLC)989692184
Named Person: Hugo Chávez Frías; Hugo Chávez Frías; Hugo Chavez Frias; Hugo Chávez Frías; Hugo Chávez Frías; Hugo Chávez Frías; Hugo Chávez Frías; Hugo Chávez
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Wilpert
ISBN: 1844670716 9781844670710 1844675521 9781844675524
OCLC Number: 177086441
Description: viii, 312 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The dialectic of counter-revolution and radicalization --
Governance policy --
Economic policy --
Social policy --
Foreign policy --
Opportunities, obstacles, and prospects --
Epilogue : 2007, year of transition to twenty-first century socialism?
Responsibility: Gregory Wilpert.

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