7 edition of Business and democracy in Latin America found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Ernest Bartell and Leigh A. Payne, editors.|
|Series||Pitt Latin American series|
|Contributions||Bartell, Ernest J., 1932-, Payne, Leigh A.|
|LC Classifications||HC125 .B77 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 292 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||292|
|ISBN 10||0822938537, 0822955377|
|LC Control Number||94039787|
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Thoroughly revised and expanded, this new edition provides a widespread view of political transformation throughout the entire vintage-memorabilia.com by: The contributors to Business and Democracy in Latin America look systematically at the same issues in Chile (Bartell), Bolivia (Catherine Conaghan), Peru (Francisco Durand), Mexico (Blanca Heredia), and Brazil (Payne).
They address the subject of business associations and their relationships with authoritarian and democratic regimes, with each essay offering an interesting story as well as good.
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Democracy in Developing Countries book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Latin America” as Want to Read: Larry Jay Diamond (born October 2, ) is a political sociologist and leading contemporary scholar in the field of democracy studies. He is a professor of Sociology and Political Science (by courtesy) at /5.
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Latin America's average score continued a steady decline in the latest edition of The Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index, falling to from an annual average of in and a peak of in. Among his books are Seats and Votes (with Rein Taagepera, ), Presidents and Assemblies (with John Carey, Cambridge University Press, ), Presidentialism and Democracy in Latin America (co-edited with Scott Mainwaring, Cambridge University Press, ), Executive Decree Authority (co-edited with John Carey, Cambridge University Press 5/5(1).Sep 15, · Latin America today is radically different from what it was only three and a half decades ago.
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