Dilemmas of democracy in Latin America : crises and opportunity

Wiarda, Howard J., 1939-

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  • Creator Howard J. Wiarda ; with the assistance of Esther M. Skelley
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2005] ©2005
  • Physical Details
    • xxii, 249 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780742530317, 0742530310, 9780742530324, 0742530329
  • OCLC ocm57168365

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-240) and index.

Contents

  • Latin America in comparative perspective -- Three paradigms for interpreting Latin America -- Civil society in Latin America -- Human rights in Latin America -- The dilemmas of democracy in the Dominican Republic -- Venezuela and Argentina : development and disintegration -- Cuba and Marxism-Leninism -- Democracy and U.S. policy in the Caribbean basin -- Reassessing U.S. policy in Latin America -- Neoliberalism and its problems -- Transitions to democracy, or something less than that?
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