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Elections and democracy in Central America

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central America.
    • Subjects:
    • Elections -- Central America

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by John A. Booth and Mitchell A. Seligson.
      ContributionsBooth, John A., Seligson, Mitchell A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJL1418 .E44 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 214 p. ;
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2050489M
      ISBN 100807818437, 0807842494
      LC Control Number88028089

      The U.S. became the dominant power in the Caribbean and Central America around , and after World War II extended its economic and political influence over South America. In response to the challenges posed by the Cuban Revolution of and the guerrilla movements it inspired, as well as the exhaustion of post-World War II Keynesian.   In Competitive Elections and Democracy in America, Heather Evans closely examines the debate over competition in elections and questions whether or not they are beneficial for democracy in the US. Evans clearly lays out the basis of the debate over competition and defines what exactly constitutes a competitive : Heather K. Evans.

        The book Crossroads of Democracy in Honduras and Central America seeks to contribute to the strengthening of Honduran -UNAH reflects on the most important long-term challenges faced in the region and of Honduras. Specifically, it outlines the political and electoral reforms necessary to achieve the participatory, inclusive and transparent democracy that .   Latin America seemed to be a case study in how democracy could lay down strong roots and prosper. What also prospered was the idea that democracy and free markets were the key to improving people.

        between full authoritarianism and democracy, with its respect for political and civil liberties. Levitsky and Way effectively distinguish their category from other similar classifications, such as Diamond’s “hybrid regimes” and Schedler’s “electoral [End Page ] autocracies.”Competitive authoritarianism, the authors argue, is a more restrictive category. Elections and Democracy in Central America, Revisited, co-edited with John A. Booth. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Central American Integration: A Report for the Commission of the European Community.


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