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- 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$ 44.00
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'Universite 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 2011; US$ 10.00
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... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 45.00
It is commonly assumed that there is an enduring link between individuals and their countries of citizenship. Plural citizenship is therefore viewed with skepticism, if not outright suspicion. But the effects of widespread global migration belie common assumptions, and the connection between individuals and the countries in which they live cannot... more...
- Dundurn 1985; US$ 34.99
A revised and greatly expanded edition of this important and long out of print reference book on Upper Canada to 1841. Similar in format to a A Handbood of British Chronology , this work is a listing of all legislative councillors, and assemblymen, all officials, dates of all parliaments, and judges and court officials. It gives as well, a complete... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00
This book traces the evolution of Chilean political and legal institutions by looking at the process of democratization. As well as explaining the strengths and weaknesses of the political regime, Faundez shows the impact of legal institutions and legal ideology on the country's political development. more...