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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 130.00
Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Honduras are four Spanish speaking countries in Central America that possess uniformed military institutions. These four countries represent different approaches to reforms of civil-military relations, and embody varying degrees of success in both institutional democratization and the managing of security forces.... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 99.00
Since the end of the Pinochet regime, Chilean public policy has sought to rebuild democratic governance in the country. This book examines the links between the state and civil society in Chile and the ways social policies have sought to ensure the inclusion of the poor in society and democracy. Although Chile has gained political stability and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the emergence of left-wing politics in two of the largest South American nations: Argentina and Brazil. It looks in particular at the transformation of democracy seen as "point of arrival" into democracy seen as an unending struggle for greater equality. more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 11.99
J. Patrick Boyer draws together new patterns that help explain why Canadians who care deeply about our country nevertheless feel perplexed, angered, and even embarrassed by the way we now govern ourselves. Since the late 1700s "representative government" has been part of our Canadian birthright, and since the 1800s "responsible government" has... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.99
This popular study covers two major topics: the formation of the Labour Party and its emergence as the main rival to the conservatives. This transformation of the British political scene has been accounted for in a variety of ways. Dr Adelman examines these explanations and concludes that while there is a consensus about the reasons for the creation... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 9.99
Irresponsible Government examines the failure of modern elected representatives to hold the government to account, and the erosion of parliamentary principles, which has led to the power imbalances plaguing modern government, all with a view on restoring accountability to Canadian politics. more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.95
Michael Fleet presents a balanced picture of the Chilean Christian Democratic party, explaining the dramatic changes it has undergone during the twenty-five years since its emergence as a significant political force. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
This book examines Michael Manley?s government in Jamaica in the 1970s which featured an attempt to promote social and economic democracy on an egalitarian foundation. Many of his ideas have been revived in the early twenty-first century by the Occupy Movement, reflecting the continued relevance of his ideals and efforts. more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 11.99
Rocked by extremely public scandals at the highest levels of power, the Canadian Senate is an institution on the defensive. As the upper chamber starts to look more and more like a comfortable private club for has-beens, the real scandal is that the Senate exists at all. more...