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U.S.-Venezuela Relations since the 1990s: Coping with Midlevel Security Threats

Javier Corrales, Carlos A. Romero - Political Science - 2012 - 240 pages
Oil makes up one-third of Venezuela's entire GDP, and the United States is far and away Venezuela's largest trading partner. Relations between Venezuela and the United States ...
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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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State and Society in Conflict: Comparative Perspectives on Andean Crises

Paul W. Drake, Eric Hershberg - Political Science - 2006 - 324 pages
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the crisis of relations between state and society in five Andean countries from the 1980s to the present.
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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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Politics in the Andes

Jo-Marie Burt - HISTORY - 2004 - 337 pages
The Andean region is perhaps the most violent and politically unstable in the Western Hemisphere. Politics in the Andes is the first comprehensive volume to assess the ...
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Electing Chavez: The Business of Anti-neoliberal Politics in Venezuela

Leslie Gates - History - 2010 - 216 pages
Venezuela's Hugo Chávez was the first anti-neoliberal presidential candidate to win in the region. Electing Chávez examines the circumstances that facilitated this pivotal ...
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Crafting Civilian Control of the Military in Venezuela: A Comparative ...

Harold A. Trinkunas - History - 2011 - 312 pages
Unlike most other emerging South American democracies, Venezuela has not succumbed to a successful military coup d'etat during four decades of democratic rule. What drives ...
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Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution

Richard Gott - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 345 pages
Looks at the plans and programs of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, as well as the challenges that lie ahead. By the author of Cuba: A New History. Original.
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