2 edition of Latin American politics in perspective. found in the catalog.
Latin American politics in perspective.
Martin C. Needler
|Series||Van Nostrand political science series. Comparative government books|
|LC Classifications||F1410 .N4|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||192|
|LC Control Number||63004344|
Latin American State Building in Comparative Perspective provides an account of long-run institutional development in Latin America that emphasizes the social and Cited by: A History of Latin America. George Pendle. Pelican Books, 4s. Latin American Politics in Perspective. Martin C. Needier, D. Van Nostrand Co., Inc., 12s. These two books are intenced to serve as introductions to the vast and too little known areas of Latin America.
Przeworski, Adam. / Latin American Political Regimes in Comparative Perspective. Routledge Handbook of Latin American Politics. editor / Peter Kingstone ; Deborah J. Yashar. New York: Routledge, pp. Latin American Politics and Development book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The only text organized on a country-by-country ba /5.
The Legitimacy Puzzle in Latin America Political Support and Democracy in Eight Nations. Get access. which this book addresses by examining political legitimacy's structure, sources, and effects. Latin American Cases in Comparative Perspective.” American Political Science Rev Author: John A. Booth, Mitchell A. Seligson. For instructors seeking to make contemporary Latin American politics come to life, the ground-level perspective of these essays provides a good start.” —Latin American Politics and Society “The resurgence of the Left in Latin America has shifted the entire political landscape in the hemisphere and, indeed, : Latin American Perspectives.
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Approaching Latin American politics and government from a political science perspective, Politics in Latin America focuses on three unifying themes central to Latin America today--the challenges of development, liberty, and by: Get this from a library. Latin American politics in perspective.
[Martin C Needler]. " Democracy in Latin America has more on institutions than any other textbook on Latin American politics I am aware of. Smith and Sells' focus on regime change in this region is unique, providing an effective hook for organizing the book." --Melody Ellis Valdini, Portland State University "The best book on democracy in Latin America."Cited by: It seems only fair to begin a book with a statement of the author's reasons for presuming on the reader's time.
The writer on Latin America may find himself under varying degrees of constraint on this score, since public interest in the area waxes and wanes markedly in response to the vicissitudes of international politics, rising if today's crisis is a Latin American one, dropping when the.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Needler, Martin C. Latin American politics in perspective. Princeton, N.J., Van Nostrand  (OCoLC) This book adopts a political-economy perspective to understand Latin American economies.
This perspective is not new to the region; indeed, this volume consciously follows the approach pioneered by political economist Albert O. Hirschman a half century ago. But the nature of the political and economic processes at work in Latin America has changed dramatically since Hirschman's critical.
Walter LaFeber’s Inevitable Revolutions looks at the US/Latin-American relationship from a slightly different perspective.
It complements Schoultz’s book well because it focuses, very specifically, on the countries of Central America. It covers a shorter timeframe, picking up when the United States first intervened militarily in Central America at the turn of the 20th century.
It is essential reading for scholars and students of comparative party systems, democracy, and Latin American politics. It shows that a stable and predictable party system facilitates important democratic processes and outcomes, but that building and maintaining such a party system has been the exception rather than the norm in contemporary Latin America.
The purpose of this issue of Latin American Perspectives. is to bring together both theoretical and empirical research on the links and intersections of religion with the political agendas of social movements and with the institutional politics and economic processes of Latin American states.
This involves examining the political and social negotiations and reactions of Latin American. LATIN AMERICAN PERSPECTIVES - journal issues The following dynamic presentation of LAP current and recent journal issues back to can be sorted by ten content categories.
Select a category and the issues displayed will change to show only those with content in the selected category. Latin American Perspectives, founded inis a theoretical and scholarly journal for discussion and debate on the political economy of capitalism, imperialism, and socialism in the Americas.
Most issues focus on a single problem, nation, or region, providing an in-depth look from participants and scholars throughout the Americas. In this book, China-Latin America relations experts Margaret Myers and Carol Wise examine the political and economic forces that have underpinned Chinese engagement in the region, as well as the ways in which these forces have shaped economic sectors and policy-making in Latin America/5(5).
Democracy in Latin America: Political Change in Comparative Perspective. By Peter H. Smith. New York: Oxford University Press, p. $ cloth, $ paper. Peter Smith set out to write a textbook and ended up compiling an original database of Latin American Author: Jennifer L.
McCoy. Highlighting eleven different topics in separate chapters, the thematic approach of Latin American Politics offers students the conceptual tools they need to analyze the political systems of all twenty Latin American nations.
Such a structure makes the book self-consciously comparative, allowing students to become stronger analysts of comparative politics and better politi/5(5). This item: Democracy in Latin America Political Change in Comparative Perspective Paperback $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon.
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Democracy in Latin America: Political Change in Comparative Perspective (Paperback) by. Peter H. Smith (shelved 1 time as latin-american-politics). This book offers an innovative perspective on the ever-widening gap between the poor and the state in Latin American politics. It presents a comprehensive analysis of the main social movement that mobilized the poor and unemployed people of Argentina to end neoliberalism and to attain incorporation into a more inclusive and equal : Latin American Perspectives.
From the most prominent thinkers in Latin American philosophy, literature, politics, and social science comes a challenge to conventional theories of globalization.
The contributors to this volume imagine a discourse in which revolution is defined not as a temporalized march of progress or takeover of state power, but as a movement for local control that upholds standards of material. This book centres on the political dialogue in one of these democracies.
The focus is on Venezuela, the rich Latin American oil producing country, and its transformation from a stable democracy to a very unstable and controversial revolution in which the dialogue has been occupied by.
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. The best books on Latin American Politics recommended by Patricio Navia.
Political scientist Patricio Navia discusses how the identity of Latin America is inextricably bound up with its colonial history, why Latin American voters elect left-wing leaders, and how social inclusion is necessary for Latin America to realise its full potential.A History of Latin America.
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