Comprehensive in scope, rigorous in method, and thoroughly accessible to students and general readers, Democracy in Latin America: Political Change in Comparative Perspective is ideal for a broad variety of undergraduate courses in political science, history, and sociology. He combines an intimate knowledge of the history of the twentieth century his co-authored textbook on post-independence Latin America is the standard in the f ield , a deep understanding of political science, and a keen sense of international relations. This very readable, impressively researched and methodologically sophisticated study analyzes the unpredictable and sometimes unsteady course of nineteen Latin American countries to explain how democracy has become widespread.
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Be the first to write a review About this product. Thoroughly revised and expanded, this new edition provides a widespread view of political transformation throughout the entire region.
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Adroitly blending qualitative and quantitative approaches, Democracy in Latin America, Third Edition, offers an innovative view of the "dialectic" of democratic change in Latin America. This interpretation draws upon new material concerning the rise of the "new Left," the relationship between social status and satisfaction with democracy, the effectiveness of antipoverty policies, changing roles of the judiciary, and the impact of the international environment.
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The text is enhanced by the inclusion of numerous photographic illustrations and brief "boxes" with portraits of personalities, explanations about methodology, and comments on conceptual approaches. Smith , Cameron J. Democracy in Latin America, Third Edition, examines processes of democratization in Latin America from to the present. Thoroughly revised and expanded, this new edition provides a widespread view of political transformation throughout the entire region.