Political learning and redemocratization in Latin America

do politicians learn from political crises?

Publisher: North-South Center Press [at] University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla

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  • Democracy -- South America,
  • Organizational learning -- South America,
  • South America -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementedited by Jennifer L. McCoy
ContributionsMcCoy, Jennifer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJL1860 .P64 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 160 p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16956123M
ISBN 101574540637, 1574540661
LC Control Number99047546

The recent decline of inequality in Latin America has taken many by surprise. The region has long been entrenched in an unequal distribution of assets, incomes and opportunities, limited or no redistribution by the state and authoritarian regimes enforcing an unjust status quo. The causes were to be found in the high concentration of land, human capital, credit, production opportunities and. This book explores the transformations in religion in conjunction with political change. Professor Levine suggests, highlights the dynamic and dialectical interaction between religion and politics in general, and addresses the more universal problem of relating thought to action. Originally published in Decentralization In Latin America.” ($13,). Rockefeller Foundation Team Residency, “Political Learning during Redemocratization in Latin America. Latin America in the s by David Rock, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Latin America in the s: David Rock: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Political Learning and Redemocratization in Latin America: Do Politicians Learn from Political Crisis? Coral Gables: North-South Center Press. Neilson, Daniel, Tierney, Michael, and Weaver, Catherine. Bridging the Rationalist-Constructivist Divide: Engineering Change in the World Bank.   Political Learning and Redemocratization in Latin America: Do Politicians Learn from Political Crises?, edited by Jennifer L. McCoy (Univ. of Miami: North-South Center; Lynne Rienner Press (distributors), ). Jennifer McCoy, PhD, is a Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University. She served as Inaugural Director of the Global Studies Institute at GSU (), and Director of the Carter Center’s Americas Program (), leading projects on democratic strengthening, mediation and dialogue, and hemispheric cooperation. A specialist on democratization and polarization, mediation. Religious Pluralism, Democracy, and the Catholic Church in Latin America. Edited by Frances Hagopian. Pp. Xxviii, , Notre Dame, University of Notre Dame Press.

  Inequality continues to be the topic of discussion around the world and especially in Latin America. It is not surprising that Latin American educational results are also some of the worst around. This succinct overview of the political factors that condition social and economic development in Latin America is the perfect core text in courses on politics, government, social change, and transitions to democracy throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. BOOKS Crudo Blackburn, Chrisinte, and Paul Lenze. Syrian Forced Migration and Public Health in the Euro strings pean Union. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Lenze, Paul E. Civil-Military.   George Lopez is the cocreator, writer, producer, and star of the acclaimed ABC sitcom George Lopez. A current cast member of HBO's Inside the NFL, he has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and Good Morning America, among others. A recipient of many prestigious awards and honors, Lopez lives with his family in California.

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Political learning and redemocratization in Latin America. Coral Gables, Fla.: North-South Center Press, University of Miami ; Boulder, CO: Distributed by Lynne Rienner Publishers, © (OCoLC) Online version: Political learning and redemocratization in Latin America. Liberalization and Redemocratization in Latin America: (Contributions in Political Science) [Lopez, George, Stohl, Michael] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Liberalization and Redemocratization in Latin America: (Contributions in Political Science)Cited by: Intrigued with the question of how societies adopt norms, institutions, and rules associated with liberal democracy, the contributors to this volume examine how political actors in Latin America reorient their behavior and attitudes to support, adapt, or acquiesce to democracy.

Redemocratization in Uruguay by Ronald H. McDonald. Military Regimes, Democracy and Political Transition in the Southern Cone: The Chilean Case by Manuel Antonio Garreton, M.

Military Breakdown and Redemocratization in Argentina by David Pion-Berlin. U.S. Foreign Assistance Policy and the Redemocratization of Latin America by David Carleton and Pages: POLITICAL LEARNING AND REDEMOCRATIZATION IN LATIN AMERICA: DO POLITICIANS LEARN FROM POLITICAL CRISES.

Edited by Jennifer L. McCoy. (Coral Gables, Fla.: North-South Center Press, Pp. $ cloth, $ paper.) COUNTERPOINTS: SELECTED ESSAYS ON AUTHORITARIANISM AND DEMOC-RACY. By Guillermo O'Donnell. (Notre Dame: University of. v Political Learning arid Redemocratization in Latin America: Do Politicians Learn from Political Crises.

Edited by Jennifer L. McCoy ^North'South Center Press Chapter 1 The Learning Process Jennifer L. McCoy Chapter 2 Argentina: Lost Opportunities and Ongoing Learning 15 Marcelo Cavarozzi Chapter 3 Chile: Political Learning and the. Liberalization and redemocratization in Latin America User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

The editors have brought together, commendably, a younger group of specialists to analyze the significant theme of "redemocratization'' within Latin American "authoritarian'' regimes, notably Mexico.

During the s, Latin America experienced the longest and deepest wave of democratization in its history. The origins of this process of transformation a At the international level, the key events were the oil shocks of the s, the related expansion Political learning and redemocratization in Latin America book international lending, and the subsequent debt crisis.

This chapter explores the ideological traditions and families that were developed in Latin America. These can be dated back to colonial times or even to the pre-Hispanic era. However, this chapter focuses on the ideological families that became prominent during the national period after the new nations achieved independence.

There are several significant ideological traditions that were. This is a history book by an Argentine historian who taught at Berkeley for many years and it covers the history of Latin America since independence, highlighting one particular point.

That is that the structure of inequality that characterises Latin America explains the political structure in the region and also the economic conditions. Book Description. Students will explore and understand the evolutions and revolutions that have brought the region to where it is today in the fully-updated new edition of Daniel Hellinger’s Comparative Politics of Latin text offers a unique balance of comparative politics theory and interdisciplinary country-specific context, of a thematic organization and in-depth country case.

We saw the demise of democratic regimes in the most affluent countries of Latin America: Argentina inBrazil in and then again inChile inand Uruguay in The last twenty years of the 20th century, however.

saw important changes in the democratization processes of the region. In J. McCoy (ed.), Political learning and redemocratization in Latin America: Do politicians learn from political crises. North-South Center Press: Miami. When the romance ended: Leaders of the.

We first develop hypotheses postulating that the macroeconomic consequences of democratic transition changed diachronically in the late s and early s because of learning processes.

We then test these hypotheses using multiple interrupted time series analysis in a panel of democratizing by: 3. Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the regions in the world with the greatest ethnic, racial and cultural diversity. This diversity is a major asset that holds the key to achieving lasting economic and political stability and constructing a fair, cohesive and democratic society.

However, the region must overcome a long and divisive history of exclusionary practices that have only left. In the past twenty-five years, interpretations of the nineteenth-century history of Latin America have changed radically.

Until the s, patriotic historiography and structuralism dominated research on nineteenth-century history, even if some historians produced works outside of either tradition. 1 Patriotic historiography dated the nineteenth century as the start of a heroic national history.

Political Learning and Redemocratization in Latin America: Do Politicians Learn from Political Crises. Jennifer L. McCoy, editor Intrigued with the question of how societies adopt norms, institutions, and rules associated with liberal democracy, the contributors to this volume examine how political actors in Latin America reorient their behavior and attitudes to support, adapt, or acquiesce to democracy.

The book focuses on Latin America to identify factors associated with the evolution of welfare state policies during the pre-globalization period prior towhilst studying how globalization and democratization have affected governments' fiscal commitment to social spending.

Democracy in Latin America: Political Change in Comparative Perspective examines processes of democratization in Latin America from to the present.

Organized thematically, with a unique historical perspective, the book provides a widespread view of political transformation throughout the entire region. In clear and jargon-free prose, the book: * Traces the origins and evolution of.

Books shelved as latin-american-history-and-politics: Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent by Eduardo Galeano, A His.

Since the appearance of the first edition of this text inthe book has stimulated an ongoing debate about the nature of the Latin American development process.

Although the essays discuss a wide range of historical, economic, political, and. This chapter discusses the political systems of Latin America. New International Economic Order is a problem of choice among alternatives, that its features will depend on the type of development that both central and peripheral mankind follows in the future, and that this is closely associated with the power structures that prevail in each and every country.

Democratization (or democratisation) is the transition to a more democratic political regime, including substantive political changes moving in a democratic may be the transition from an authoritarian regime to a full democracy, a transition from an authoritarian political system to a semi-democracy or transition from a semi-authoritarian political system to a democratic political.

Latin America's recent development performance calls for a multidisciplinary analytical tool kit. This book adopts a political-economy perspective to understand Latin American economies. This perspective is not new to the region; indeed, this volume consciously follows the approach pioneered by political economist Albert O.

Hirschman a half century ago. Books. The Chilean Political Process. Unwin and Hyman,Boston,; The incomplete democracy. Studies on politics and society in Latin America and Chile. (North Carolina University Press, ) Social Sciences in Latin America ().Social Science Information sur les Sciences Sociales, vol.

44 Nos Sage Publications Londres ). Scott Mainwaring is Chair and Professor of Government at the University of Notre Dame. He is author or co-editor of Building Democratic Institutions: Party Systems in Latin America (Stanford University Press, ), Issues in Democratic Consolidation: The New South American Democracies in Comparative Perspective (University of Notre Dame Press, ), The Progressive Church in Latin America 5/5(1).

Latin American Political Culture: Public Opinion and Democracy presents a genuinely pan-Latin American examination of the region’s contemporary political culture. This is the only book to extensively investigate the attitudes and behaviors of Latin Americans based on the Latin American Public Opinion Project’s (LAPOP) AmericasBarometer surveys.

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Coral Gables: North South Center Press, Tables, notes, bibliography, index. The Origins of Crisis and Instability in Central America by Edelberto Torres-Rivas.

Contradictions of Guatemala's "Political Opening" by Susanne Jonas. The Redemocratization Process by James Petras. Foreign Debt, the Threat of Foreign Intervention, and Democracy in Latin America by.

Electoral observation and democratic transitions in Latin America. La Jolla: Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego, © (OCoLC)  Jennifer McCoy, “The Learning Process” and “Comparative Lessons” in Jennifer McCoy, editor, Political Learning and Redemocratization in Latin America: Do Politicians Learn from Political Crises (Univ.

of Miami: North-South Center; Lynne Rienner Press (distributors), ):Searching for Political and Economic Unity This book covers well over years of Latin American history.

It begins with a brief summary of European versus topics, as well as time versus, History of Modern Latin America. Acknowledgments.

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