Drawing on new approaches in comparative politics, Democratic Latin America focuses on analyzing political institutions as a way to assess broader trends in the region¿s politics, including the rise of democracy.
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other books by Craig Arceneaux
Kobo ebook|Jan 8 2016
Kobo ebook|Oct 30 2015
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ISBN - 10:0205210333
ISBN - 13:9780205210336
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1. An Institutional Approach to Latin American Politics
Chapter 2. State and Nation in Colonial Latin America
Chapter 3. Constitutions: From States and Nations to Regimes—and Back Again
Chapter 4. The Executive: Latin American Style
Chapter 5. The Legislature: Democracy Under Fire
Chapter 6. The Judiciary: Separate but Unequal
Chapter 7. Electoral Systems: The Core of Democratic Politics
Chapter 8. Civil Society and Political Parties: Putting Democracy into Practice
Chapter 9. Federalism and Unitarism: Learning to Share
Chapter 10. The Armed Forces: Bridging the Civil-Military divide
“Democratic Latin America is without peer. Joining concepts with country cases, it is the only book to examine democratic practices in the region from the vantage point of political institutions. Impeccably researched and stylishly written, Democratic Latin America is the perfect teaching tool to capture the attention and imagination of undergraduate students.”—David Pion-Berlin, University of California at Riverside