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Title Politics and social change in Latin America : still a distinct tradition? / edited by Howard J. Wiarda and Margaret MacLeish Mott.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  320.98 P759 2003    ---  Available
Edition 4th ed., rev. and updated
Description xiv, 309 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-300) and index.
Contents Interpreting Latin America's politics on its own terms / Howard J. Wiarda and Margaret MacLeish Mott -- Patterns of continuity in Latin American society : political and historical perspectives / Roland H. Ebel -- Two cultures and political behavior in Latin America / Glen Caudill Dealy -- Latin American tradition / Roland H. Ebel and Raymond Taras -- Spanish American past : enemy of change / Donald E. Worcester -- Science, technology, and Hispanic America / Irving A. Leonard -- Claims of a political tradition / Richard M. Morse -- Historical determinants of the Latin American state : the tradition of bureaucratic-patrimonialism, corporatism, centralism, and authoritarianism / Howard J. Wiarda -- Tradition of higher laws in Latin America / Margaret MacLeish Mott -- Latin America and democracy / Octavio Paz -- From El Cid to El Che: the hero and the mystique of liberation in Latin America / Dolores Moyano Martin -- Latin America's magical liberalism / Tina Rosenberg -- News about religion in Latin America / Daniel H. Levine -- On democracy and democratization / Peter H. Smith -- Consensus found, consensus lost : disjunctures in U.S. policy toward Latin America in the new millenium / Howard J. Wiarda.
Subject Latin America -- Politics and government.
Latin America -- Social conditions.
Added Author Wiarda, Howard J., 1939-
Mott, Margaret MacLeish, 1956-
ISBN 0275970337 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0275970329 (alk. paper)

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