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Democracy and Its Discontents in Latin America (Hardcover)

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Contributors in political science, comparative politics, Latin American politics, and international relations provide an account of the democratic record in Latin America, looking at the failings and achievements of institutions, policy, rights, and representation in Latin America. Contributors evaluate the quality of democracy in the region, paying attention to historical cultural contexts, and categorize types of democracy that are emerging in Latin American countries. Some specific topics addressed include state capacity and democratic quality, making the military accountable, and liberal versus popular models of democracy. Human rights, gender equality, indigenous rights, and political repression are also discussed. Appendices present voting statistics. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 325
Genre: Political Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Pub
Language: English
Street Date: October 5, 2016
TCIN: 51829351
UPC: 9781626372764
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-7648
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