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Title Routledge handbook of Latin American politics / edited by Peter Kingstone and Deborah J. Yashar.
Published New York : Routledge, 2012.
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 Floor3  JL960 .R68 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xxxiv, 596 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series Routledge handbooks
Routledge handbooks.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The origins and durability of democracy / Gerardo L. Munck -- Presidentialism and legislatures / Mark P. Jones -- Decentralization and federalism / Kent Eaton -- Parties, party systems, and political representation / Kenneth M. Roberts -- "A tale of two cities" : the judiciary and the rule of law in Latin America / Daniel M. Brinks -- The Latin American military / David Pion-Berlin -- Informal institutions and politics in Latin America / Steven Levitsky -- Accountability and representation in Latin America / Frances Hagopian -- Human rights and military abuses / Anthony W. Pereira -- Neoliberalism and its alternatives / Javier Corrales -- Declining inequality in Latin America : some economics, some politics / Nancy Birdsall, Nora Lustig, and Darryl McLeod -- Environment and sustainable development / Eduardo Silva -- Social policies in Latin America : causes, characteristics, and consequences / James W. McGuire -- The political economy of regulatory policy : economic crisis and privatization in the 1990s / Luigi Manzetti and Carlos Rufin -- Social movements in Latin America / Kathryn Hochstetler -- Understanding the vagaries of civil society and participation in Latin America / Philip Oxhorn -- Labor / Maria Lorena Cook -- Business politics in Latin America : investigating structures, preferences, and influence / Sebastian Karcher and Ben Ross Schneider -- Indigenous politics : between democracy and danger / José Antonio Lucero -- Race, politics, and Afro-Latin Americans / Ollie A. Johnson III -- Gender / Lisa Baldez -- U.S.-Latin American relations : power, politics, and cooperation / Peter H. Smith -- Intra-Latin American relations : the challenge of promoting cooperation while defending sovereignty / David R. Mares -- International economic relations/international development institutions / Grigore Pop-Eleches -- The politics of drugs and illicit trade in the Americas / Peter Andreas and Angelica Duran Martinez -- Institutionalism / Aníbal Pérez-Liñán and Néstor Castañeda Angarita -- Culture and/or postmodernism / Sujatha Fernandes -- The integration of rational choice into the study of politics in Latin America / Barbara Geddes -- The enduring influence of historical-structural approaches / Jennifer Cyr and James Mahoney -- Natural and field experiments in the study of Latin American politics / Thad Dunning -- Public opinion research in Latin America / Elizabeth J. Zechmeister and Mitchell A. Seligson -- What's next? Reflections on the future of Latin American political science / Barry Ames, Miguel Carreras, and Cassilde Schwartz -- The blessings of troubles : scholarly innovation in response to Latin America's challenges / Jorge I. Domínguez -- State of the field : political regimes and the study of democratic politics / Robert R. Kaufman -- Latin American political regimes in comparative perspective / Adam Przeworski -- Popular representation in contemporary Latin American politics : an agenda for research / Ruth Berins Collier and Christopher Chambers-Ju.
Subject Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1948-1980.
Democracy -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Social conditions -- 1982-
Latin America -- Economic conditions -- 1982-
Latin America -- Economic policy.
Latin America -- Social policy.
Latin America -- Foreign relations -- 1980-
Related Names Kingstone, Peter R., 1964-
Yashar, Deborah J., 1963-
ISBN 0415875226 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780415875226 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780203860267 (ebook)
0203860268 (ebook)
OCLC number 641536898