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Authoritarianism and the return of democracy in Latin America

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs.

Authoritarianism and the return of democracy in Latin America

hearing before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, June 5, 26 and July 31, 1984.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America,
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Representative government and representation -- Latin America.,
    • Authoritarianism -- Latin America.,
    • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .F6492 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 201 p. ;
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3001177M
      LC Control Number84603749

      The course will analyse the alternation between authoritarianism and democracy in Latin America from the end of the colonial rule to our time. After achieving independence, most Latin American countries found themselves plagued by social disparities which translated into institutional inequalities which, in turn, created a fertile soil for authoritarian governments.   Authoritarian Regimes in Latin America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Strong, colorful personalities who impose their wil /5(1).

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Pathology of Democracy in Latin America: A Political Scientist's Point of View / Russell H. Fitzgibbon --Towards a Theory of Power and Political Instability in Latin America / Merle Kling --Politics, Social Structure and Military Intervention in Latin America / Gino Germani and. 1 day ago  The capitalist roots of Egyptian authoritarianism: demystifying a state The Egyptian state, did not evolve organically, an elite superimposed it, in order to fulfill dynastic ambitions. Maged Mandour.

      Therefore, I organised a symposium entitled "Dictators and Authoritarianism in Latin America from Independence to the Present," which was held at the University of Liverpool during the annual conference of the Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS), March , This volume is .   For decades, Latin America’s troubled experience with democracy has served as a testing ground for theories on democratization and political regimes. Today, most countries in the region have established democratic institutions, and a return to full-fledged authoritarianism is unlikely.


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