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The Resource Latin American politics and development, edited by Howard J. Wiarda, Harvey F. Kline

Latin American politics and development, edited by Howard J. Wiarda, Harvey F. Kline

Label
Latin American politics and development
Title
Latin American politics and development
Statement of responsibility
edited by Howard J. Wiarda, Harvey F. Kline
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An authoritative, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to Latin American government and political development written by recognized experts in the field
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
320.98
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1410
LC item number
.L39 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wiarda, Howard J.
  • Kline, Harvey F.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Latin America
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Politics and government
  • Latin America
  • Regions & Countries - Americas
  • History & Archaeology
  • Latin America
Label
Latin American politics and development, edited by Howard J. Wiarda, Harvey F. Kline
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; List of Tables and Maps; List of Acronyms; Preface to the Eighth Edition; PART I: The Latin American Tradition and Process of Development; 1. The Context of Latin American Politics; 2. The Pattern of Historical Development; 3. Interest Groups and Political Parties; 4. Government Machinery: The Role of the State, and Public Policy; 5. The Struggle for Democracy in Latin America; PART II: THE POLITICAL SYSTEMS OF SOUTH AMERICA; 6. Argentina in the Twenty-First Century; 7. Brazil: A Unique Country; 8. Chile: Alternative Approaches to Development
  • 9. Colombia: Unfading Glory and Furrows of Pain10. Peru in the Twenty-First Century; Confronting the Past, Charting the Future; 11. The Legacy of Charisma: Venezuelan Politics after Hugo Chavez; 12. Uruguay: Balancing Growth and Democracy; 13. Paraguay: The Problems and Politics of Democratic Institutionalization; 14. Bolivia: From Neoliberal Democracy to Multiethnic, Plebiscitarian Politics; 15. Ecuador: From Crisis to Left Turn; PART III: THE POLITICAL SYSTEMS OF CENTRAL AND MIDDLE AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN; 16. Mexico: Democratization, Development, and Internal War
  • 17. Cuba: Revolution in the Balance?18. Costa Rica; 19. Nicaragua: The Politics of Frustration; 20. El Salvador: Civil War to Uncivil Peace; 21. Guatemala: Progress and Peril in an Age of Globalization; 22. Honduras: Fragile Democracy; 23. Panama: The Challenge of Governance in Boom Times; 24. The Dominican Republic: A Winding Road to Democracy and Development; 25. Haiti: Conflict and the Search for Democratic Governance; PART IV: CONCLUSION; 26. Latin America and the Future; About the Editors and Contributors; Index
Control code
910770565
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Eighth edition.
Extent
1 online resource (526 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813349053
Lccn
2013025394
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, tables, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
574620
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)910770565
Label
Latin American politics and development, edited by Howard J. Wiarda, Harvey F. Kline
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Table of Contents; List of Tables and Maps; List of Acronyms; Preface to the Eighth Edition; PART I: The Latin American Tradition and Process of Development; 1. The Context of Latin American Politics; 2. The Pattern of Historical Development; 3. Interest Groups and Political Parties; 4. Government Machinery: The Role of the State, and Public Policy; 5. The Struggle for Democracy in Latin America; PART II: THE POLITICAL SYSTEMS OF SOUTH AMERICA; 6. Argentina in the Twenty-First Century; 7. Brazil: A Unique Country; 8. Chile: Alternative Approaches to Development
  • 9. Colombia: Unfading Glory and Furrows of Pain10. Peru in the Twenty-First Century; Confronting the Past, Charting the Future; 11. The Legacy of Charisma: Venezuelan Politics after Hugo Chavez; 12. Uruguay: Balancing Growth and Democracy; 13. Paraguay: The Problems and Politics of Democratic Institutionalization; 14. Bolivia: From Neoliberal Democracy to Multiethnic, Plebiscitarian Politics; 15. Ecuador: From Crisis to Left Turn; PART III: THE POLITICAL SYSTEMS OF CENTRAL AND MIDDLE AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN; 16. Mexico: Democratization, Development, and Internal War
  • 17. Cuba: Revolution in the Balance?18. Costa Rica; 19. Nicaragua: The Politics of Frustration; 20. El Salvador: Civil War to Uncivil Peace; 21. Guatemala: Progress and Peril in an Age of Globalization; 22. Honduras: Fragile Democracy; 23. Panama: The Challenge of Governance in Boom Times; 24. The Dominican Republic: A Winding Road to Democracy and Development; 25. Haiti: Conflict and the Search for Democratic Governance; PART IV: CONCLUSION; 26. Latin America and the Future; About the Editors and Contributors; Index
Control code
910770565
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Eighth edition.
Extent
1 online resource (526 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813349053
Lccn
2013025394
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, tables, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
574620
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)910770565

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