A New Moment in the Americas

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Robert S. Leiken
Transaction Publishers, 1994 - Political Science - 130 pages
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Latin America and the US - long divided by cultural heritage, historical perspectives, and economic and political systems - are finding common ground. This text, the result of cultural leaders from the Americas meeting in 1994, discusses the social, political and cultural changes taking place.

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Contents

The Twisted Tree of Democracy
15
The Decline of Liberal Democratic Faith
31
A Hispanic Writer Takes a Look at the United States
47
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About the author (1994)

Robert S. Leiken is the Director of the Immigration and National Security Program at The Nixon Center, as well as a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. His commentaries have appeared in the major American newspapers and his reports and essays in Foreign Affairs, The New York
Review of Books, The New Republic, The Weekly Standard, Foreign Policy, The Times Literary Supplement, Commentary, Washington Post Outlook, The Los Angeles Sunday Times and The Political Science Quarterly.

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