Latin American Democratic Transformations Institutions, Actors, Processes

by William C. Smith

Part of the LAPZ - American Politics & Society Series

Latin American Democratic Transformations Institutions, Actors, Processes Synopsis

Latin American Democratic Transformations explores the manner in which Latin American societies seek to consolidate and deepen their democracies in adverse domestic and international circumstances. The contributors engage recent debates on liberal and illiberal democracy and probe the complex connections between democratic politics and neoliberal, market-oriented reforms.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405197588
Publication date: 25th September 2009
Author: William C. Smith
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd) an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 200 pages
Categories: Political science & theory,

About William C. Smith

William C. Smith received his Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University and currently teaches at the University of Miami. He is the author of Authoritarianism and the Crisis of the Argentine Political Economy (Stanford University Press, 1991) and the editor of numerous volumes on democracy, market-oriented restructuring, and contentious politics in Latin America. His articles have been appeared in numerous journals, including: Studies in Comparative International Development, Revista Mexicana de Sociologia, Dados, Desarrollo Econ?mico, Political Power and Social Theory, Contexto Internacional, Fuerzas Armadas y Sociedad, Nueva Sociedad, America Latina Hoy, and the Latin American Research Review. Smith is ...

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