This book is designed to be used as an introductory text in courses or seminars in Latin American politics, Latin American development, comparative politics, Third World politics, transitions to democracy, globalization, politics of developing areas, and social change.
Table of Contents
1. The Context of Latin American Politics 2. The Pattern of Historical Development 3. Changing Political Culture 4. Class, Social Structure, Social Change 5. Interest Groups 6. Political Parties 7. Government Machinery, the Role of the State, and Public Policy 8. The Struggle for Democracy in Latin America 9. Conclusion: Democracy in Latin America