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An Introduction to Latin American Politics

The Structure of Conflict

by Martin C. Needler

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


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Number of Pages213
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Open LibraryOL7341938M
ISBN 100134860357
ISBN 109780134860350
OCLC/WorldCa8476950

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The first part serves as an introduction to Latin American History. The Second deals with Institutions, Processes, and Actors; and covers areas such as Democratization, the Presidency.4/4(1). This textbook integrates domestic and international factors for understanding Latin American politics.

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An Introduction to Latin American Politics: The Structure of Conflict by Martin C. Needler A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear.

Maps and Frequently Cited Acronyms List of Tables and Figures Preface Introduction: Notes on Studying Politics in Latin America 1 An Introduction to Twenty-First Century Latin America 2 Early History 3 Democracy and Dictators: A Historical Overview from Independence to the Present Day 4 The Other Americans 5 Society, Family, and Gender 6.

Latin American Politics, Second Edition is a thematic introduction to the political systems of all 20 Latin American approach is self-consciously comparative and encourages students to develop stronger comparative analysis skills through such topics as history, violence, democracy, and political economy.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Needler, Martin C. Introduction to Latin American politics. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, © Mr. William Kramer, Teaching Assistant Meeting times: Lecture: Thursdays Recitations: Sec 02 M Sec 03 T Sec 04 T Sec Honors M Course Description This course is intended as an introduction to the cultures and societies of Latin America.

Latin America is. This book is used as an introductory text in courses or seminars in Latin American politics, Latin American development, comparative politics, Third World politics, transitions to democracy, globalization, politics of developing areas, and social change.

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Latin American Politics: An Introduction by David Close avg rating — 5 ratings — published — 5 editions.The context of Latin American politics --The pattern of historical development --Changing political culture --Class, social structure, social change --Interest groups --Political parties --Government machinery, the role of the state, and public policy --The struggle for democracy in Latin America --Conclusion: Democracy in Latin American.Latin America An Introduction Gary Prevost and Harry E.

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