Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!
Democracy in Latin America: (Re)Constructing Political Society (Changing Nature of Democracy) [Paperback]

Democracy in Latin America: (Re)Constructing Political Society (Changing Nature of Democracy) [Paperback]

Our Price $ 22.37  
Retail Value $ 31.95  
You Save $ 9.59  (30%)  
Item Number 180455  
Buy New $22.37
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Democracy in Latin America: (Re)Constructing Political Society (Changing Nature of Democracy) by Manuel A. Garreton Merino...

This volume examines democratic transition and consolidation in post-authoritarian and post-civil war Latin America. Its central premise is that the fundamental prerequisite of democracy is the existence of a polity or "political society", something that has been weak or under threat. The challenges of reconstructing "political societies" rests upon a broad definition of democracy as more than electoral systems and institutions. A range of issues are embraced: dealing with past abuses of human rights; integrating societies into global market economies; the manner in which external actors - such as the United Nations, international financial institutions and multinational corporations - have conditioned or facilitated democracy; the role of civil society; the problems of achieving a sense of citizenship in many communities; the perennial "ethnicity issue"; and the pervading gap between the procedure and the substance of democracy. The norm of democracy is becoming embedded in regional and national politics. The authors of this volume suggest, however, that the journey to meaningful democracy is unfinished.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: United Nations University Press
Pages   360
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.88" Width: 6.62" Height: 0.7"
Weight:   1.02 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Publisher   United Nations University Press
ISBN  9280810685  
ISBN13  9789280810684  

Availability  0 units.

More About Manuel A. Garreton Merino

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Law > Perspectives on Law > Non-US Legal Systems
2Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Government > Democracy
3Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Politics > General
4Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Politics > International > Relations
5Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Politics > Practical Politics

Reviews - What do customers think about Democracy in Latin America: (Re)Constructing Political Society (Changing Nature of Democracy)?

Be the first to write a review about Democracy in Latin America: (Re)Constructing Political Society (Changing Nature of Democracy)

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Democracy in Latin America: (Re)Constructing Political Society (Changing Nature of Democracy)

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy