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Dragon in the Tropics: The Legacy of Hugo Chávez

Javier Corrales, Michael Penfold - Political Science - 2015 - 224 pages
This new and expanded edition of Dragon in the Tropics—the widely acclaimed account of how president Hugo Chávez (1999–2013) revamped Venezuela's political economy—examines ...
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Current Issues in U.S.-Venezuelan Relations: Coping with Midlevel Security ...

Javier Corrales, Carlos A. Romero - Political Science - 2012 - 240 pages
Current Issues in U.S.-Venezuelan Relations explores relations between the U.S. and Venezuela since 1999, when Hugo Chavez came to office and proceeded to change Venezuela's ...
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Latin American Politics and Development

Howard J. Wiarda - Political Science - 2010 - 656 pages
For thirty years Latin American Politics and Development has kept instructors and students abreast of current affairs in Latin America. Now in its seventh edition, this ...
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Venezuela: Hugo Chavez and the Decline of an "Exceptional Democracy"

Steve Ellner, Miguel Tinker Salas - Political Science - 2006 - 236 pages
This authoritative book offers a comprehensive assessment of contemporary Venezuela. Analyzing the multifaceted phenomenon of Hugo Chávez, leading scholars move beyond his ...
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Democracy and the Internet: Allies Or Adversaries?

Leslie David Simon, Javier Corrales, Donald R. Wolfensberger - Computers - 2002 - 109 pages
In Democracy and the Internet: Allies or Adversaries? three essays draw evidence from starkly different regions of the world -- the Middle East, Latin America, and the United ...
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The Politics of Sexuality in Latin America

Javier Corrales, Mario Pecheny - History - 2010 - 473 pages
The city of Buenos Aires has guaranteed all couples, regardless of gender, the right to register civil unions. Mexico City has approved the Cohabitation Law, which grants same ...
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The Promise of Participation: Experiments in Participatory Governance in ...

Daniel Altschuler, Javier Corrales - Education - 2013 - 264 pages
Political scientists have long wondered whether civic participation can have spillover effects – that is, whether civic participation in one particular domain of public life ...
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Revolution!: South America and the Rise of the New Left

Nikolas Kozloff - History - 2008 - 256 pages
In the past few years, South America has witnessed the rise of leftist governments coming into power on the heels of dramatic social and political unrest. From Hugo Chávez in ...
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Latin America's Radical Left: Challenges and Complexities of Political Power ...

Steve Ellner - Political Science - 2014 - 306 pages
This timely book explores the unique challenges facing the left in Latin America today. The contributors offer clear and comprehensive assessments of the difficult conditions ...
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