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Patterns of politics and political systems in Latin America.

Harry Kantor

Patterns of politics and political systems in Latin America.

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Published by Rand McNally in Chicago .
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This book explores the impact of economic crises and free-market reforms on party systems and political representation in contemporary Latin America.

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Post-Stabilization Politics in Latin America. the book examines and compares domestic political responses in six countries that embraced similar packages of reforms in the s—Argentina. Get this from a library. Changing course in Latin America: party systems in the neoliberal era.

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McDonald, Ronald H. "Electoral behavior and political development in El Salvador." Journal of polit (May ). Parker, Franklin D. The Central American republics. Westport: Greenwood Press. Institute for the Comparative Study of Political Systems. El Salvador election factbook, March 5, Washington: Institute for the Comparative Study of Political Systems.

Kantor, Harry. Patterns of politics and political systems in Latin America. Chicago: Rand McNally & Local elections:,   Abstract. Based on a comparative-historical analysis of eight Latin American countries, this book traces the impact of a “critical juncture”: a period of fundamental political reorientation in which new institutions are founded and countries are set on distinct trajectories of by: Theoretically rich and empirically rigorous, Social Policy Expansion in Latin America explains why social policy expanded more dramatically in some Latin America countries than in others.

Garay’s book makes a major contribution to research on comparative social policy in Latin America. It will be widely read, assigned and cited.'Cited by: Examines different patterns of political development and contemporary politics in Western Europe, Latin America, Africa, and the former Soviet bloc.

Introduces the comparative method in political science and competing theories of political development and political change. Syllabus. In the s and s the countries of Latin America dealt with their similar debt problems in very different ways — ranging from militantly market-oriented approaches to massive state intervention in their economies — while their political systems headed toward either democracy or authoritarianism.

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Huntington New Haven and London, Yale University Press. Latin America, where the political community is fragmented oped political systems, between civic polities and corrupt polities. "Third, the authors investigate the relationship between major parties and the state, revealing the extent to which parties are dependent on state resources to maintain power and win votes.

Fourth, the contributions assess the importance of different electoral regimes for shaping broader patterns of party competition. Finally, and most important, the authors characterize the nature of the 5/5(1). In two-party systems, two political parties dominate to such an extent that electoral success under the banner of any other party is almost impossible.

Political parties, still called factions by some, are lobbied vigorously by organizations, businesses, and special interest groups such as trades unions. Political culture sets the boundaries of acceptable political behavior in a society (Elazar, ).

While the civic culture in the United States has remained relatively stable over time, shifts have occurred as a result of transforming experiences, such as war, economic crises, and other societal upheavals, that have reshaped attitudes and.

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The field of Comparative Politics at Stanford includes area studies, comparative political economy, the study of ethnic conflict, and institutions. Our faculty are experts in Western and Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

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This article explores the debates on political systems and gender equality. It begins with a section on general cross-national studies and a close study of the patterns located in socialist states, authoritarian regimes, democracies, and hybrid regimes. The article also examines the impact of transitions to democracy on gender equality.

A comparison of different political formations within Cited by: 7. His recent book, Coalitions and Compliance: The Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Patents in Latin America, analyzes differences in how countries introduced pharmaceutical patents in the s and then subsequently revised their new pharmaceutical patent systems in the s.

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Chapters call our attention to two competing types of democracy. The first, majoritarian or Westminster democracy, is what most people immediate think of when they think of democracy: A legislature elected by a simple majority of the voters governs, and voters throw the ruling party out if it governs poorly.

This chapter provides an overview and analysis of changes in the educational systems of Latin American countries. The first section sketches the general picture of educational inequality in the region, compares income inequality, and distinguishes the different development agendas for the quite different levels of development that exist among the countries of the region.

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He is currently completing a book manuscript entitled. Compare and contrast the political development of the United States, Canada, and Latin America in the nineteenth century.

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Seligson and John H. Booth, eds., Political Participation in Latin America: Volume 2, Politics and the Poor, New York, Holmes and Meier, Students of comparative politics have yet to agree on a definition of political participation.

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The number of women elected to Latin American legislatures has grown significantly over the past 30 years.

Yet, wide variation persists across countries within the region. These patterns generate politically relevant and theoretically challenging questions about the causes and consequences of women’s representation in Latin America.

Why have the numbers of women in office increased in some. "The scholarship here is impressive. This book is surely unique in the depth of its comparative description of the United States and the systematic nature of the comparative analysis."—G.

Bingham Powell Jr., author of Elections as Instruments of Democracy "A Different Democracy overcomes the traditional segmentation of political science into American and comparative politics, choosing a. Paul Rosenberg J PM (UTC) As the midterm elections approach, most Americans still view Donald Trump as an exceptional, if not unique, figure in American : Paul Rosenberg.

combine necessary human and natural resources with relatively stable governments and active business communities; Mexico is major producer of motor vehicles, textiles, and processed foods and Brazil is a leading producer of iron, steel, cars, airplanes, textiles, and electrical goods; both countries emerged with stronger economies from serious financial crises in the s because of their.

Women are gaining ground as presidents of Latin America. Women leaders in presidential systems (particularly women directly elected by the public) were generally limited to daughters and wives of male executives or opposition leaders. With the election of Michelle Bachelet in Chile, these traditional patterns appeared to be shifting.

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TSMIN Globalization in Latin America (5) Examines influences of globalization on local communities in Latin America.

Considers the possibilities of free trade, multinationals, development agencies, the rule of law, and democratic activism to create economic and political development and livable communities. Cultural Barriers to Women in Politics in Latin America; Democratization and Women's Political Empowerment electoral systems, or political parties that make it more likely that women will be pulled into office from the Although much of the book focuses on national-level politics, the second edition includes expanded coverage of women.

Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Romance languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, and French are predominantly is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America in categorizing the New term comes from the fact that the predominant languages of the countries originated with the Latin ies:.

Democratization, process through which a political regime becomes explosive spread of democracy around the world beginning in the midth century radically transformed the international political landscape from one in which democracies were the exception to one in which they were the rule.

The increased interest in democratization among academics, policy makers, and activists.Coalitions and Compliance examines how international changes can reconfigure domestic politics. Since the late s, developing countries have been subject to intense pressures regarding intellectual property rights.

These pressures have been exceptionally controversial in the area of pharmaceuticals. Historically, fearing the economic and social costs of providing private property rights.A b s t r a c t: East Asian politics has mostly been approached from the perspective of either political economy or political culture, which leaves the study of East Asian political systems highly underdeveloped.

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