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Latin America In Comparative Perspective
New Approaches To Methods And Analysis





ISBN 9780813321059
Published May 17, 1995 by Routledge
332 Pages

 
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This book highlights the necessity of analyzing Latin American society and politics within broad comparative frameworks. It explores methodological strategies for regional comparison and offers new approaches to the study of women, state power, corporatism, and political culture.

Table of Contents

Preface -- About the book -- About the Editor and Contributors -- The Changing Agenda for Social Science Research on Latin America -- Analytical Strategies -- Contending Paradigms for Cross-Regional Comparison: Development Strategies and Commodity Chains in East Asia and Latin America -- Purposes and Methods of Intraregional Comparison -- Uses and Limitations of Rational Choice -- Conceptual Issues -- Rewriting the Scripts: Gender in the Comparative Study of Latin American Politics -- Trajectory of a Concept: “Corporatism” in the Study of Latin American Politics -- Assessments of State Strength -- Reassessing Political Culture -- Political Roles of Social Science -- Polls, Political Discourse, and the Public Sphere: The Spin on Peru’s Fuji-golpe -- Public Opinion Research in Mexico -- Public Opinion Research in Russia and Eastern Europe

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