Democracy and its discontents in Latin America / Ed. by Joe Foweraker and Dolores Trevizo.
By: Foweraker, Joe, Ed.
Contributor(s): Foweraker, Joe, Ed | Trevizo, Dolores, Ed.Publisher: London: Lynne Rienner, 2016Description: ix, 325 p.ISBN: 9781626372764 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Democracy -- Latin America | Representative government and representation -- Latin AmericaDDC classification: 320.98 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-307) and index.
Democracy and its discontents in Latin America / Joe Foweraker -- The characteristic contradictions of democracy / Joe Foweraker -- State capacity and democratic quality / David Doyle -- Inequality and democratic representation / Melissa Z. Rogers -- Making the military accountable / David Pion-Berlin -- Liberal vs popular models of democracy / Gerardo L. Munck -- Radical claims to accountability / Javier Corrales -- Democracy and human rights / Todd Landman -- Quota laws and gender equality / Jennifer M. Piscopo -- Women's rights, indigenous rights and social cohesion / Jane S. Jaquette -- Indigenous peoples and dilemmas of electoral participation / Neil Harvey -- The changing profile of party systems / William Barndt -- A democratic paradox : more governability, less trust / Roderic Ai Camp -- Counting the costs of political repression / Dolores Trevizo -- Lessons from the democratic record to date / Dolores Trevizo.