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An Introduction to Latin American Politics and Development

1st Edition

By Howard J. Wiarda

Routledge

226 pages

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Description

This book is 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

Preface -- The Context of Latin American Politics -- The Pattern of Historical Development -- Changing Political Culture -- Class, Social Structure, Social Change -- Interest Groups -- Political Parties -- Government Machinery, the Role of the State, and Public Policy -- The Struggle for Democracy in Latin America -- Conclusion: Democracy in Latin America

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General