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Government and politics of Latin America

Harold Eugene Davis

Government and politics of Latin America

a syllabus and selected readings.

by Harold Eugene Davis

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by American University in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Latin America -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJL954 .D3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6065667M
      LC Control Number50002216
      OCLC/WorldCa13776004


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Decentralization and Subnational Politics in Latin America; Crossref Citations. This book has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef. Bowman, Ann O’M. and Kearney, Richard C. Local Government in Latin : Tulia G. Falleti. The pink tide (Spanish: marea rosa, Portuguese: onda rosa), or turn to the left (Spanish: giro a la izquierda, Portuguese: guinada à esquerda), is the revolutionary wave and perception of a turn towards left-wing governments in Latin American democracies straying away from the neoliberal economic model.

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This book will be essential reading for those interested in Latin American labor, economic change, and political economy." —Timothy R.

Scully, University of Notre Dame "This book will be a required read for labor scholars of Latin America and beyond, and a wonderful contribution to any course on labor or the political economy of development.". Introduction to the class and Background on Latin America (Colonization +) Readings for Thursday: Global Studies, pp.

Vanden and Prevost, Introduction, "Notes on Studying Politics in Latin America," pp. xi-xvii and chapter 1, "An Introduction to Latin America (As It. Candelaria Garay is a Ford Foundation Associate Professor of Democracy at the Kennedy School of Government.

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and a M.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The first part of the text is composed of thematic chapters that outline the region's geographic setting, history, economics, society, gender, race, and religion, setting the stage for a more detailed analysis of the politics, democratization, political culture, political movements, and revolution in Latin America.

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Frances Hagopian is Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government and Faculty Co-Chair of Harvard’s Brazil Studies Program. She specializes in the comparative politics of Latin America, with emphasis on democratization, political representation, political economy, and religion and politics.

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