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- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 46.00
This book examines the relationship between free markets and democracy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 105.00
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...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50
Historically, Nicaragua has been mired in poverty and political conflict, yet the country has become a model for the successful emergence of democracy in a developing nation. Learning Democracy tells the story of how Nicaragua overcame an authoritarian government and American interventionism by engaging in an electoral revolution that solidified... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1988; US$ 27.95
A clear and balanced presentation of the dilemmas associated with each of the four nations. A skillful cultural framework is provided in the first chapter, which serves as an overview. Foreign Affairs ||A fine study. Anderson's reputation as a scholar and a Latin Americanist will be enhanced when this study has time to make its imprint. American... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2008; US$ 14.99
En 1908, afin de lutter contre le favoritisme qui mine autant l?efficacité de l?administration publique que la démocratie, le Parlement canadien décrète que les fonctionnaires de l?État seront dorénavant nommés selon le principe du mérite, en fonction de processus administrés par un organisme indépendant : la Commission de la fonction publique du... 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...