5 edition of Fujimori"s Coup and the Breakdown of Democracy in Latin America (Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies) found in the catalog.
by University of Notre Dame Press
Written in English
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THE self-inflated coup by Peru's Alberto Fujimori raises a complex, often overlooked element in the quest for peace and prosperity in the developing world. This setback to democracy in Latin America was not a result of economic austerity measures or a simple military takeover, but a failure of effective governance. The second way corruption investigations undermine democracy in Latin America is psychological. Even when fairly implemented, massive corruption investigations can lead to the perception that the.
Corruption and Democracy in Latin America presents a groundbreaking national and regional study that provides policy analysis and prescription through a wide-ranging methodological, empirical, and. We address the strengths and weaknesses of the main available measures of political regime and extend the dichotomous regime classification first introduced in Alvarez et al. (Stud. Comp. Int. Dev. 31(2):3–36, ). This extension focuses on how incumbents are removed from office. We argue that differences across regime measures must be taken Cited by:
While one of the most important attempts to explain the rise of authoritarian regimes and their relationship to problems of economic development has been the "bureaucratic-authoritarian model," there has been growing dissatisfaction with various elements of this model. In light of this dissatisfaction, a group of leading economists, political scientists, and sociologists was brought . E. González’s recent book, Creative Destruction? Economic Crises and Democracy in Latin America undertakes no less than to offer answers to these questions. “The aim of this book [ ] is to elucidate the chances for democracy during harsh economic crises by observing a small number of cases across time in greater detail” (5.).
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Containing a unique compilation of original quantitative data, Fujimori’s Coup and the Breakdown of Democracy in Latin America is the only book-length study to treat this subject.
Kenney’s findings will be important for political scientists, scholars of 3/5(1). Get this from a library. Fujimori's coup and the breakdown of democracy in Latin America. [Charles Kenney; Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies.] -- This text explores why and how democracy broke down in Peru in The author's argument is that institutional factors - especially the absence of a legislative majority - were crucial to the.
Containing a unique compilation of original quantitative data, Fujimori’s Coup and the Breakdown of Democracy in Latin America is the only book-length study to treat this subject. Kenney’s findings will be important for political scientists, scholars of Latin America, and policy makers.
Kenney tests the Peruvian case study in a cross-national assessment of democratic breakdowns in Latin America since Containing a unique compilation of original quantitative data, Fujimori's Coup and the Breakdown of Democracy in Latin America is the only book-length study to treat this subject.5/5(1).
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Kenney's findings will be important for political scientists, scholars of Latin America, and policy makersLatin American Research Review.
This item is Non-Returnable. InIgnacio Walker—scholar, politician, and one of Latin America’s leading public intellectuals—published La Democracia en America Latina. Now available in English, with a new foreword, Democracy in Latin America: Between Hope and Despair contributes to the necessary and urgent task of exploring both the possibilities and.
Scott Mainwaring is Chair and Professor of Government at the University of Notre Dame. He is author or co-editor of Building Democratic Institutions: Party Systems in Latin America (Stanford University Press, ), Issues in Democratic Consolidation: The New South American Democracies in Comparative Perspective (University of Notre Dame Press, ), The 5/5(1).
By Jorge I. Domínguez Democratic institutions are facing stress throughout Latin America and experiencing serious challenges in some countries.
The public has had little confidence in political parties and Congress for many years in most countries. General support for democratic regimes and satisfaction with their performance weakened at the beginning of this decade. Fujimori's Peru: Deception in the Public Sphere. By Catherine M. Conaghan.
Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, p. $ cloth, $ paper. Between Tyranny and Anarchy provides a unique comprehensive history and interpretation of efforts to establish democracies over two centuries in the major Latin American countries.
Drake takes an unusual interdisciplinary approach, combining history and political science with an emphasis on political institutions/5. It has become fashionable to think of civil society in black-and-white terms, as either democracy's greatest friend or its most formidable foe.
The editors of and contributors to Civil Society and Democracy in Latin America are to be commended for avoiding that rigid, simplistic approach.
They instead aim to show how civil society can both boost and weaken democracy. Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA Tel.: Fax: Book Description: Corruption has blurred, and in some cases blinded, the vision of democracy in many Latin American nations. Weakened institutions and policies have facilitated the rise of corrupt leadership, election fraud, bribery, and clientelism.
In an analysis that aims at dismantling the pervasive image of Latin American history as a woeful tale of uninterrupted, monolithic authoritarianism, he suggests the reasons why general theories—Latin America's "pathology of democracy" (p.
) in the nineteenth century, modernization, dependency, or corporatism in the twentieth—have failed. In Radical Democracy in the Andes, the prolific political scientist Van Cott (also represented in Latin America's Struggle for Democracy) closely examines ten impoverished municipalities in Bolivia and Ecuador that are controlled by indigenous parties.
A passionate advocate for indigenous rights and participatory democracy, Van Cott sees hope. 13 Foreword by the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme 17 Preface by the Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean of UNDP 21 Introduction by the Director of the Report 21 Liberty, Democracy and Politics 25 Overview 25 Introduction 26 Democracy and the Idea of Democracy in Latin America 27 Balance Sheet on Integral Citizenship.
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In the last scenario, “Democracy in Agony,” democracy in the region is hijacked by organized crime and special interests, generating fear and a sense of defeat among citizens. In much of Latin America, the predatory influence of illicit activities prevails over or.
This timely book explores the unique challenges facing the left in Latin America today. The contributors offer clear and comprehensive assessments of the difficult conditions and conflicting forces that have brought to power the current leftist regimes in Latin American and the Caribbean and are shaping their development/5.4 The Resurgence of the Latin American Left tion.
This volume thus seeks to identify and explain the variation in policy and regime orientations among left governments. Our analysis suggests that the diﬀ erent types of left government in contemporary Latin America are rooted in distinct historical experiences and pathways to political Size: KB.