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Democratic politics in Latin America and the Caribbean

by Jorge I. DomГ­nguez

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America,
  • Caribbean Area,
  • Latin America.,
  • Caribbean Area.
    • Subjects:
    • Democracy -- Latin America.,
    • Democracy -- Caribbean Area.,
    • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-,
    • Caribbean Area -- Politics and government -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-239) and index.

      StatementJorge I. Domínguez.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJL966 .D66 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 253 p. ;
      Number of Pages253
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL681766M
      ISBN 10080185752X, 0801857538
      LC Control Number97028400

      The Quality of Democracies in Latin America 7. Politics and the quality of democracy in Latin America: considerations to supplement the analysis UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) projects anemic economic growth of per cent. Even more pessimistic, the. Explore our list of Chile - Politics & Government Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

        Signs of democratic demise in Latin America Democracy is receding in Latin America, and authoritarianism is growing. By Amy Erica Smith , pm EST. Dom?nguez has drawn together fifteen leading scholars on international relations and comparative politics from Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States, thus bringing to bear varying national perspectives from several corners of the hemisphere to analyze the intersection between regional security issues and the democracy building process in Latin America.

      Books shelved as latin-american-history-and-politics: Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent by Eduardo Galeano, A His. Executive Summary. Latin America has entered a new stage in its wobbly consolidation of liberal democracy. A slew of important presidential elections in demonstrated that the basic mechanics.


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questions of how and when federal institutions matter for politics, policy-making and democratic. Abraham F. Lowenthal is professor of international relations at the University of Southern California and former executive director of the Inter-American Dialogue.

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Now in its third edition and fully revised to reflect recent developments in the region, Politics Latin America provides. Democracy has come a long way in Latin America and we can draw encouragement from the region's historic rejection of military dictatorships and bloody civil conflicts (although the one in Colombia continues unabated).

Yet, for all of the steps in the right direction, democracy in Latin America still faces many challenges. Jorge I. Domínguez is the Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico at Harvard University.

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