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- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 145.00
After a long era of military rule, the South American nations have been working on the construction of a new democratic order. This book provides a long-term historical assessment of the main features of civil-military relations in this region, from independence in the early nineteenth century to the current process of democratic consolidation, with... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
The contributors to this authoritative volume analyze the impact of political crises and social conflict on economic performance in the Andean region of Latin America. The blend of theory and case studies is also relevant for understanding other complex societies in the developing world and transition economies. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 46.00
This book examines the relationship between free markets and democracy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 100.00
William Nylen begins by discussing North Americans' love-hate relationship with politics and politicians, then shows how Brazilians feel the same way (as do many citizens of democracies throughout the world). He argues that this is so because contemporary democracies have increasingly trickled up and away from so-called 'average citizens'. We now live... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 46.00
This book is the first to describe the role of business interest groups in the development of Brazil during the nineteenth century. more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2002; US$ 11.99
Vingt ans plus tard, les constats et les recommandations de la Commission Pepin-Robarts apparaissent-ils encore pertinents, utiles, actuels ? Auraient-ils pu nourrir des débats et des changements politico-constitutionnels qui n?ont pas eu lieu ou qui n?ont pas abouti ? Ces questions ont été débattues lors du colloque organisé par le CRCCF, « La Commission... more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 21.95
In the months following disgraced ex-President Alberto Fujimori's flight to Japan, Peru had a political crisis on its hands. The newly elected government that came together in mid-2001 faced a skeptical and suspicious public, with no magic bullet for achieving legitimacy. Many argued that the future of democracy was at stake, and that the government's... more...
- See Sharp Press 2012; US$ 6.99
A critical look at the Chavez regime from a leftist Venezuelan perspective, this account debunks claims made by Venezuelan and U.S. rightists that the regime is antidemocratic and dictatorial. Instead, the book argues that the Chavez government is one of a long line of Latin American populist organizations that have been ultimately subservient to the... more...