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From Military Rule To Liberal Democracy In Argentina

1st Edition

By Monica Peralta-ramos

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192 pages

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Description

Argentina has most of the characteristics that various theories of democracy postulate as prerequisites for achieving liberal democracy: an urban industrial economy, key economic resources under domestic control, the absence of a peasantry, the absence of ethnic or religious cleavages, relatively high levels of education, strong interest groups, an

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Politics, the Economy, and Society -- Political Movements in Argentina: A Sketch from Past and Present -- Can Argentina’s Democracy Survive Economic Disaster? -- Toward an Analysis of the Structural Basis of Coercion in Argentina: The Behavior of the Major Fractions of the Bourgeoisie, 1976–1983 -- Changes in Argentine Society: The Heritage of the Dictatorship -- The Legitimation of Democracy Under Adverse Conditions: The Case of Argentina -- Politics and Culture -- The Culture of Fear in Civil Society -- Technocracy and National Identity: Attitudes Toward Economic Policy -- Culture, Ideology, and Science -- Elements for an Analysis of Argentine Culture

About the Author

Monica Peralta-Ramos is in charge of academic affairs at the Argentine Embassy in Washington.

Carlos H. Waisman is an associate professor of sociology at the University of California, San Diego.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General