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From Military Rule To Liberal Democracy In Argentina

1st Edition

By Monica Peralta-ramos


192 pages

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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.

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