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Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution : populism and democracy in a globalised age

Author: Barry Cannon; Manchester University Press,
Publisher: Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2013. ©2009.
Series: Manchester International Relations
Edition/Format:   Downloadable article : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The emergence of Hugo Chávez in Venezuela has revived analysis of one of Latin America's most enduring political traditions - populism. Yet Latin America has changed since the heyday of Perón and Evita. Globalisation, implemented through harsh IMF inspired Structural Adjustment Programmes, has taken hold throughout the region and democracy is supposedly the 'only game in town'. This book examines the phenomenon  Read more...
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Cannon, Barry.
Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian revolution: populism and democracy in a globalised age
Manchester, UK. : Manchester University Press, 2009
Named Person: Hugo Chávez Frías; Hugo Chávez Frías
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Article, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Cannon; Manchester University Press,
ISBN: 9781847792761 1847792766
OCLC Number: 1139832882
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Made available via: manchesterhive.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2013. Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 235 pages) : illustrations; digital, PDF file(s).
Details: Mode of access: internet via World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Acrobat or other PDF reader (latest version recommended), Internet Explorer or other browser (latest version recommended).
Contents: List of tables --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. Populism and Latin America: context, causes, characteristics and consequences --
2. Structural fractures, crises, the state and the emergence of Chávez --
3. The leader and the led: hegemonic strategies in the leadership of Hugo Chávez --
4. Populism, globalisation and the socio-economic policies of the Chávez government --
5. Democrat or authoritarian? Human rights, institutional autonomy and popular participation under the government of Fujimori and Chávez --
6. The consequences and impact of populism: institutionalisation and democratization in Chávez's Venezuela --
7. Venezuelan international relations in the age of globalisation --
Conclusion: populism and democracy in a globalised age --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Manchester International Relations
Responsibility: Barry Cannon.

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The first full-length study of the government of Hugo Chavez of Venezuela within wider discussions on populism and globalisation in Latin America. It provides a comprehensive and critical account of  Read more...

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