Military Government And Popular Participation In Panama: The Torrijos Regime, 1968-1975, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Military Government And Popular Participation In Panama

The Torrijos Regime, 1968-1975, 1st Edition

By George Priestley

Routledge

166 pages

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This book examines the first seven years of Omar Torrijos's military government, with particular attention to its efforts to build political institutions appropriate to the dynamics of class relations within Panama and the country's evolving dependency on the United States.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The 1960s Crisis of Hegemony and the Emergence of the Torrijos Regime 3. Demobilization and Incorporation of a Shanty Community: The Case of San Miguelito 4. The Politics of Agricultural Reform 5. Institutionalization of the Revolution: A New National Constitutional Structure 6. Local Participatory Structures: The Community Boards 7. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General