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Title Democratic accountability in Latin America / edited by Scott Mainwaring and Christopher Welna.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  320.98 D396 2003    ---  Available
Description xv, 343 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Oxford studies in democratization
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents PART I. CONCEPTUAL AND THEORETICAL ISSUES -- Introduction : Democratic accountability in Latin America / Scott Mainwaring -- Horizontal accountability : the legal institutionalization of mistrust / Guillermo O'Donnell -- Horizontal accountability : concepts and conflicts / Charles D. Kenney -- PART II. LEGISLATURES, EXECUTIVES, AND OVERSIGHT AGENCIES -- Accountability deficit in Latin America / Erika Moreno, Brian F. Crisp, Matthew Soberg Shugart -- Legislative oversight : interests and institutions in the United States and Argentina / Scott Morgenstern, Luigi Manzetti -- Role of congress as an agency of horizontal accountability : lessons from the Brazilian experience / Argelina Cheibub Figueiredo -- PART III. THE JUDICIARY, THE PUBLIC PROSECUTION OFFICE, AND RULE OF LAW -- New Brazilian public prosecution : an agent of accountability / Maria Tereza Sadek, Rosāngela Batista Cavalcanti -- Horizontal accountability and the rule of law in Central America / Michael Dodson, Donald W. Jackson -- Authoritarianism, democracy and the supreme court : horizontal exchange and the rule of law in Mexico / Beatriz Magaloni -- PART IV. SOCIETAL ACCOUNTABILITY -- Societal and horizontal controls : two cases of a fruitful relationship / Catalina Smulovitz, Enrique Peruzzotti.
Subject Democracy -- Latin America.
Government liability -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-
Added Author Mainwaring, Scott, 1954-
Welna, Christopher.
ISBN 0199256381 (pbk.)
0199256373 (HBK.)
Standard No. UKM bA364344
UKM bA3Y6853

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