Authoritarians and Democrats: Regime Transition in Latin America (Google eBook)

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James M. Malloy, Mitchell A. Seligson
University of Pittsburgh Pre, 1987 - Political Science - 268 pages
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By the end of the 1960s, most of Latin America was under repressive military rule.  Conversely, the 1980s have seen the emergence of formal, constitutional democracies in Latin America and the Caribbean.  Authoritarians and Democrats describes these changes and the future prospects for constitutional government in Latin America.
  

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Contents

Democratization in Latin America The Current Cycle
3
The Southern Cone
13
Authoritarian Breakdown and Redemocratization in Argentina
15
Brazils Abertura A Transition from What to What?
43
The Pinochet Regime Crisis and Consolidation
67
The Andean Region
91
The Transition to Democracy in Bolivia
93
Populism and After The Peruvian Experience
121
Central America
165
Development Democratization and Decay Central America at the Crossroads
167
Political Obstacles to Democracy in Central America
193
Conclusions and Prospects for the Future
217
The United States and Democracy in Latin America
219
The Politics of Transition in Latin America
235
Notes on Contributors
259
Index
261

Party Politics and Democratization in Ecuador
145

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About the author (1987)

James M. Malloy is Professor of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh and Chair of the Department of Political Science.

Mitchell A. Seligson is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh.

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