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Author Wiarda, Howard J.

Title Latin American Politics and Development [Axis 360 electronic resource].

Edition 8th ed.
Imprint New York : Westview Press, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource (529 p.)
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Table of Contents; List of Tables and Maps; List of Acronyms; Preface to the Eighth Edition; PART I: The Latin American Tradition and Process of Development; 1. The Context of Latin American Politics; 2. The Pattern of Historical Development; 3. Interest Groups and Political Parties; 4. Government Machinery: The Role of the State, and Public Policy; 5. The Struggle for Democracy in Latin America; PART II: THE POLITICAL SYSTEMS OF SOUTH AMERICA; 6. Argentina in the Twenty-First Century; 7. Brazil: A Unique Country; 8. Chile: Alternative Approaches to Development
9. Colombia: Unfading Glory and Furrows of Pain10. Peru in the Twenty-First Century; Confronting the Past, Charting the Future; 11. The Legacy of Charisma: Venezuelan Politics after Hugo Chavez; 12. Uruguay: Balancing Growth and Democracy; 13. Paraguay: The Problems and Politics of Democratic Institutionalization; 14. Bolivia: From Neoliberal Democracy to Multiethnic, Plebiscitarian Politics; 15. Ecuador: From Crisis to Left Turn; PART III: THE POLITICAL SYSTEMS OF CENTRAL AND MIDDLE AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN; 16. Mexico: Democratization, Development, and Internal War
17. Cuba: Revolution in the Balance?18. Costa Rica; 19. Nicaragua: The Politics of Frustration; 20. El Salvador: Civil War to Uncivil Peace; 21. Guatemala: Progress and Peril in an Age of Globalization; 22. Honduras: Fragile Democracy; 23. Panama: The Challenge of Governance in Boom Times; 24. The Dominican Republic: A Winding Road to Democracy and Development; 25. Haiti: Conflict and the Search for Democratic Governance; PART IV: CONCLUSION; 26. Latin America and the Future; About the Editors and Contributors; Index
Summary An authoritative, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to Latin American government and political development written by recognized experts in the field.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Kline, Harvey F.
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Wiarda, Howard J. Latin American Politics and Development New York : Westview Press,c2013 9780813349046
ISBN 9780813349053
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