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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
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...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 42.95
Venezuela has had a long and bloody history of military dictatorships. Yet, since 1958, it has developed one of the few effective, competitive democracies in Latin America. To explain this transformation Daniel H. Levine analyzes the development of modern mass-based political parties with pervasive organizations and commanding strong loyalties; the... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 49.99
Die vorliegende Arbeit beschäftigt sich mit der Politik ökonomischer Reformen in jungen Demokratien. Aus der Perspektive neuerer Ansätze der Policy-Forschung (Akteurzentrierter Institutionalismus, Vetospieler-Theorem, Advocacy Coalitions Framework) erfolgt in Form konfigurativer Studien die empirische Analyse der Politik ökonomischer Reformen in Argentinien,... more...
- ASM Press 2014; US$ 54.95
This volume seeks to uncover and discuss the links between genocide, geopolitics and transnational networks. By studying the destruction of the Union Patrotica (UP) in Colombia - a process usually regarded as one of the extreme by-products of the Colombian armed conflict- through the lens of genocide studies, Gomez-Suarez challenges mainstream international... 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...