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Governments of Latin America.

Miguel JorriМЃn

Governments of Latin America.

by Miguel JorriМЃn

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Published by Van Nostrand in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Latin America -- Politics and government.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJL954 .J6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination 385 p.
      Number of Pages385
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6133496M
      LC Control Number53006194
      OCLC/WorldCa1881836

      Again and again, Latin America has seen the populist scenario played to an unfortunate end. Upon gaining power, populist governments attempt to revive the economy through massive spending. After an initial recovery, inflation reemerges and the government responds with wage an price controls. Shortages, overvaluation, burgeoning deficits, and capital flight soon precipitate economic crisis. Books shelved as non-fiction-history-latin-america: The Discovery Of The Amazon According To The Account Of Friar Gaspar De Carvajal, And Other Documents.

      Website of the Directorate for Public Governance at the OECD, a source of policy solutions, data, expertise and good practice., This second edition of Government at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean provides the latest available data on public administrations in the LAC region and compares it to OECD countries. It contains new indicators on public finances, centres of government.   The U.S. awoke up to the threat that Chile’s revolutionary struggles could lead to a wave of governments in Latin America resisting neoliberal policies. So it launched Operation Condor.

      Library. Our open-source library houses the thousands of documents, periodicals, maps and reports released to the public. Is Latin America experiencing a resurgence of leftwing governments, or are we seeing a rebirth of national-radical populism? Are the governments of Hugo Chávez, Evo Morales, and Rafael Correa becoming institutionalized as these leaders claim novel models of participatory and direct democracy?


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This is the first book to systematically examine the policies and performance of the left-wing governments that have risen to power in Latin America during the last decade. Featuring thorough studies of Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, and Venezuela by renowned experts, the volume argues that moderate leftist governments have attained greater, more sustainable success than their more radical, Format: Paperback.

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Explore our list of Latin America & the Caribbean - Politics & Government Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. There are two things that Latin American countries all seem to have in common.

One, they were all colonised in such a way that their identities today result both from the colonial experience and from the pre-Columbus period. Latin America per se is a result of a violent clash, if you will, between Europe and the indigenous cultures in the Americas.

Introduction. Latin America’s armed forces have played a central role in the region’s political history. This selective annotated bibliography focuses on key sources, with varying theoretical, empirical, and normative treatments of the military governments in the region, from the Cuban Revolution () until the end of the Cold War (–).

It occurred to me that Latin America was the region with which the United States had the longest history of involvement – and the most intense relationship. That led me to study the internal politics of Latin-American countries – politics that are directly influenced by the relationship with the United States.

By Óscar Arias With the exception of Fidel Castro's Cuba, the Western Hemisphere is now exclusively ruled by democratically elected leaders.

Democracy has come a long way in Latin America and we can draw encouragement from the region's historic rejection of military dictatorships and bloody civil conflicts (although the one in Colombia continues unabated).

Chomsky's Recommended Latin America Books List The following is a book list on Latin America made from the references in Noam Chomsky's books. See the home page for details. The Cold War, which had been a hot conflict in much of Latin America, was over, with the U.S. declaring victory.

Dictatorships collapsed, giving birth to young democracies. Can Latin America's 'new left' stimulate economic development, enhance social equity, and deepen democracy in spite of the economic and political constraints it faces.

This is the first book to systematically examine the policies and performance of the left-wing governments that have risen to power in Latin America during the last decade.

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Latin America experienced an unprecedented wave of left-leaning governments between and This volume examines the causes of this leftward turn and the consequences it carries for the region in the twenty-first century.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jorrín, Miguel. Governments of Latin America. New York, Van Nostrand [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Corruption and Corrosion in Latin America, A political scientist traces the history of corruption in Latin America, describes some of its more notorious recent examples, and analyzes the poisonous and corrosive effects of corruption on freedom and democracy in the region that are fostering an unstable regional and hemispheric security environment.

Military government -- Latin America. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Military government; Public administration -- Latin America; Latin America; Filed under: Military government -- Latin America The Military and the State in Latin America (Berkeley: University of California Press, ), by Alain Rouquie (HTML at UC Press); Items below (if any) are from related.

Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Romance languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, and French are predominantly is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America in categorizing the New term comes from the fact that the predominant languages of the countries originated with the Latin ies: Find Governments of Latin America & the Caribbean Textbooks at up to 90% off.

Plus get free shipping on qualifying orders $25+. Choose from used and new textbooks or get instant access with eTextbooks and digital materials. Costa Rica was the only country in Latin America that never had a long lasting authoritarian government in the 20th century.

Its only dictatorship during the period was after the Costa Rican coup d'état led by Minister of War Federico Tinoco Granados against President Alfredo González Flores after González attempted to increase tax on the wealthy, and it lasted only two years.

governance in Latin America, we brought together elected officials, academics and practitioners to share experiences. I hope readers of this book will come away with a better understanding of the challenges Latin American countries and their citizens face in their political evolution towards a genuine participatory democracy, as well as a.

The democratically-elected Arbenz government hoped for economic prosperity through economic reform and a highway to the Atlantic. What For. By John H.

Coatsworth In the slightly less than a hundred years from tothe U.S. government has intervened successfully to change governments in Latin America a total of at least 41 times. Why has no country in Latin America reached living standards like those enjoyed by other countries?

In a new book, The Economics of Contemporary Latin America, Beatriz Armendáriz and Felipe Larraín analyze the historical roots of Latin America’s economic and social development dating back to the colonial times.

We talked to Felipe Larraín, Professor of Economics at the Catholic. In the 19th century, Latin America emerged from its wars of independence ravaged, and, although its revolutionary armies had been largely people of color, those underclasses Author: Marie Arana.

One had been in the making since the s, when the Wall Street crash threw governments across Latin America into crisis, and many found themselves forced to address, at .