|Title||Democracy in Latin America : Political change in comparative perspective|
|Author||Peter H. Smith|
|Imprint||Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011|
|Descript||xviii, 377p. : ill ; 24 cm|
Introduction: dimensions of democracy. -- Cycles of electoral democracy. -- Transitions and continuities. -- The military: heading for the exits? -- Global contexts, international forces. -- Presidents or parliaments? -- Institutional variations. -- Elections: voters, winners, and losers. -- State capacity and policy performance. -- The politics of social equity. -- Freedoms, rights, and illiberal democracy. -- The people's verdict. -- The dialectic of democracy. -- Epilogue: the future of democracy.
|Political Science Library||320.98 S656D 2012||CHECK SHELVES|
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