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Routledge Handbook of Latin American Politics free pdf Latin America has been one of the critical areas in the study of comparative politics. The region's experiments with installing and deepening democracy and promoting alternative modes of economic development have generated intriguing and enduring empirical puzzles. In turn, Latin America's challenges continue to spawn original and vital work on central questions in comparative politics: about the origins of democracy- about the relationship between state and society- about the nature of citizenship- about the balance between state and market. The richness and diversity of the study of Latin American politics makes it hard to stay abreast of the developments in the many sub-literatures of the field. The Routeldge Handbook of Latin American Politics offers an intellectually rigorous overview of the state of the field and a thoughtful guide to the direction of future scholarship. Kingstone and Yashar bring together the leading figures in the study of Latin America to present extensive empirical coverage, new original research, and a cutting-edge examination of the central areas of inquiry in the region.

About Peter Kingstone

Peter Kingstone is associate professor of political science and director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Connecticut. He is the author of Crafting Coalitions for Reform: Business Preferences, Political Institutions, and Neoliberal Reform in Brazil and co-editor of Democratic Brazil: Actors, Institutions, and Processes. Deborah J. Yashar is professor of politics and international affairs and co-director of the Project on Democracy and Development at Princeton University. She is the author of Demanding Democracy: Reform and Reaction in Costa Rica and Guatemala and Contesting Citizenship in Latin America: The Rise of Indigenous Movements and the Postliberal Challenge.

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Author : Peter Kingstone
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 13 March 2012
ISBN : 0415875226
EAN : 9780415875226
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 632 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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