7 edition of Politicians and politics in Latin America found in the catalog.
Politicians and politics in Latin America
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Manuel Alcántara Sáez, editor.|
|Contributions||Alcántara Sáez, Manuel.|
|LC Classifications||JL963 .P64 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2007014417|
The Evangelical Christian politics in Latin America refers to the growing political influence and activism of the Evangelical Christian community in the region. Marginal at first, different news reports and political analysts have pointed the important weight that such community has and its impact in electoral politics, even helping in the electoral victories of conservative candidates. Latin American Politics and Society, 57(3) Alanis, U., Duran-Martinez, A. (). Jóvenes en Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua: entre la falta de oportunidades y el miedo a la violencia.
It continues to be influential in Europe and Latin America. In practice, Christian democracy is often considered conservative on cultural, social, and moral issues (social conservatism) and advocates a social market economy in the economic field (crossing over with social democratic economic policies but based on the family). The Politics of Sexuality in Latin America presents the first English-language reader on LGBT politics in Latin America. Representing a range of contemporary works by scholars, activists, analysts, and politicians, the chapters address LGBT issues in nations from Cuba to Argentina.
In his book Fútbol!: Why Soccer Matters in Latin America, Joshua Nadel sheds valuable light on this role by examining the impact of football in Argentina, Honduras, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, and Mexico as these countries consolidated. Nadel’s work exemplifies soccer’s entanglement with history and politics alike. In Latin America as elsewhere, politicians routinely face a painful dilemma: whether to use state resources for national purposes, especially those that foster economic development, or to channel resources to people and projects that will help insure political survival and reelection. While politicians may believe that a competent state bureaucracy is intrinsic to .
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Purchased for a class on Politics in Latin America This book is a well written introduction to Politics in Latin America, and is organized into Parts. The first part serves as an introduction to Latin American History.
The Second deals with Institutions, Processes, and Actors; and covers areas such as Democratization, the Presidency.4/4(1). Latin America is moving toward democracy.
The region's countries hold elections, choose leaders, and form new governments. But is the civilian government firmly in power. Or is the military still influencing policy and holding the Politicians and politics in Latin America book politicians in check under the guise of guarding against corruption, instability, economic uncertainty, and other excesses of democracy.
Books shelved as latin-american-history-and-politics: Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent by Eduardo Galeano, A His. The premise of this book is, simply, that politicians matter—that an understanding of the role played by politicians in the way that politics is carried out in their countries is, far from constituting a resurrection of outdated elitist theories, of vital importance in present-day Latin America.
Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture is a thorough look at the history of the group of people called ‘Hispanic’ and ‘Latino.’ The effects of colonialism and banana republic neo-colonialism on people living in Latin America- and those who migrated to the US as a result- are exposed.
Mani, Kristina, “ Military Entrepreneurs: Patterns in Latin America,” Latin American Politics and Society, 53, 3 (Fall ), 25 – March, James G. and Olsen, Johan P., “ The New Institutionalism: Organizational Factors in Political Life,” The American Political Science Review, 78 (September ), –Cited by: 3.
The Economic History of Latin America Since Independence tells the story of promise unfulfilled. Despite the region's abundance of natural resources and a favorable ratio of land to labor, not a single republic of Latin America has achieved the status of a developed country after nearly two cent uries free of colonial rule.
Exporting Japan: Politics of Emigration to Latin America Exporting Japan examines the domestic origins of the Japanese government's policies to promote the emigration of approximately three hundred thousand native Japanese citizens to Latin America between the s and the s. Alisha Holland, an assistant professor of politics at Princeton University, went to Colombia, Chile and Peru to conduct research for her first book, "Forbearance as Redistribution: The Politics of Informal Welfare in Latin America" (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics, ), which grew out of her doctoral dissertation at Harvard University.
In Latin America’s pluralistic religious environment, new forms of religious engagement in politics are evolving. As most countries in the region transitioned from dictatorship to democracy during the “Third Wave of Democracy” in the s through the s, the Catholic Church, in particular, played a key role.
Drawing on recent research on constitutional and electoral reform, executive-legislative relations, property rights, environmental and labor regulation, indigenous rights, squatters and street vendors, and anti-domestic violence laws in Latin America, the volume's chapters show us that politicians often design institutions that they cannot or.
A recent wave of decentralization in Latin America has increased the prominence of politicians at the subnational level. Politics Beyond the Capital is the first book to place this trend in comparative historical perspective, examining past episodes of decentralization alongside contemporary ones to determine whether consistent causal factors are at play.
He is a member of the Inter-American Dialogue and the author of Colombia: Democracy under Assault, Second Edition (, Westview), An Introduction to Latin American Politics and Development, Second Edition (with Howard J. Wiarda), and Latin American Politics and Development, Sixth Edition (with Howard J.
Wiarda). With Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence in Latin America, Eduardo Moncada provides an extremely insightful contribution to our understanding of this phenomenon, which drives elections and debates in cities well beyond Latin America the book provides key lessons for scholars interested in violence and urban issues, regardless.
Over the last few decades, drug trafficking organizations in Latin America became infamous for their shocking public crimes, from narcoterrorist assaults on the Colombian political system in the s to the more recent wave of beheadings in Mexico. However, while these highly visible forms of public violence dominate headlines, they are neither the most common form of drug.
High Courts and Economic Governance in Argentina and Brazil analyzes how high courts and elected leaders in Latin America interacted over neoliberal restructuring, one of the most significant socioeconomic transformations in recent decades. Courts face. Ioan Grillo is a brave dude.
I know this because, in his new book, Gangster Warlord: Drug Dollars, Killing Fields, and the New Politics of Latin America, he spends about pages telling me that he's a brave doesn't overtly say "hey, Dimas, I'm a brave dude," of course. Rather, he makes it a habit of telling me, the reader, his process of gathering information/5.
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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Women and Politics in Latin : Nikki Craske. In Latin America as elsewhere, politicians routinely face a painful dilemma: whether to use state resources for national purposes, especially those that foster economic development, or to channel resources to people and projects that will help insure political survival and reelection.
While politicians may believe that a competent state bureaucracy is intrinsic to the national good, Author: Barbara Geddes. Evangelicals' newfound political clout in Latin America unnerves politicians, Catholic Church.
Fabricio Alvarado, social conservatives win support with vow to roll back legalized gay marriage.Latin America-Wendy Hunter book: Relied with Stepan book. Stepan: military decided the cost of oppression was too high and decided to liberalize but not really democratize.
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