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The quality of democracy in Latin America

Daniel H. Levine

The quality of democracy in Latin America

by Daniel H. Levine

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDaniel H. Levine and Jose E Molina, editors
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJL966 .Q35 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24495535M
ISBN 109781588267610, 9781588267863
LC Control Number2010038600

Clientelism, Social Policy, and the Quality of Democracy is balanced between a section devoted to understanding clientelism’s infamous effects and history in Latin America and a section that draws out implications for other regions, specifically Africa, Southeast Asia, and Eastern and Central by: Corruption, Legitimacy and the Quality of Democracy in Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe Dr. Svetlozar A. Andreev Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster, Park Village East, London NW1 3SR, UK Work: (0) 20 Fax. (0) 20 -- Work in progress! Please do not cite without the author’s permission.

  A new debate: the quality of democracy. In a Latin American context of weak economic growth (according to the IMF the region will grow below 2 . 1 Evaluating the Quality of Democracy in Latin America 1 Daniel H. Levine and Jose E. Molina 2 Measuring the Quality of Democracy 21 Daniel H. Levine and Jose E. Molina 3 Chile: A Model Case? 39 Leticia M. Ruiz Rodriguez 4 Argentina: Resilience in the Face of Challenges 63 Mark P. Jones and Juan Pablo Micozzi 5 Mexico: Weak State, Weak Democracy

Comparative chapters on Argentina and Mexico extend Posner s analysis and make this book important to anyone interested in the quality of democracy in Latin America." - William C. Smith, Editor, Latin American Politics and Society and Professor of Political Science, University of Miami. A native of Argentina, his research focuses on democracy, methodology, and Latin America. His books include Measuring Democracy: A Bridge Between Scholarship and Politics (Johns Hopkins University, ); Regimes and Democracy in Latin America (Oxford, ); and Authoritarianism and Democratization: Soldiers and Workers in Argentina,


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Furthering this new approach, the authors of The Quality of Democracy in Latin America provide a rich, nuanced analysis centered on a multidimensional theoretical foundation of democratic systems in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua, and by: 1.

The primary goal of this collection is to present the rationale and methodology for implementing a citizen audit of democracy. This book is an expression of a growing concern among policy experts and academics that the recent emergence of numerous democratic regimes, particularly in Latin America, cannot conceal the sobering fact that the efficacy and impact of these new governments vary : $ The Quality of Democracy: Strengths and Weaknesses in Latin America / Daniel H.

Levine, José E. Molina. Similar Items Democracy and the public space in Latin America / by: Avritzer, Leonardo. The primary goal of this collection is to present the rationale and methodology for implementing a citizen audit of democracy.

This book is an expression of a growing concern among policy experts and academics that the recent emergence of numerous democratic regimes, particularly in Latin America, cannot conceal the sobering fact that the efficacy and impact of these new governments vary by: The Quality of Democracy in Latin America In the book The Quality of Democracy, co-editors Daniel Levine and José E.

Molina provide an analysis of democratic systems and propose a theoretical foundation for the understanding of Latin American democracies. Author of several books and numerous articles on democracy, political, parties and elections.

He was a Visiting Fellow at the Kellogg Institute of the University of Notre Dame and professor at universities in Latin America and : Simón Pachano, Manuel Anselmi.

Latin American women’s movements played important roles in the democratic transitions in South America during the s and in Central America during the s.

However, very little has been written on what has become of these movements and their agendas since the return to democracy. The fruits of the effort are set forth in the present volume, which may safely be called an indispensable tool for all those interested in democracy’s fate, whether in Latin America or beyond.

The editors open with a pair of chapters that ask in detail what the quality of democracy. the quality of Latin American democracies. Originally published in Spanish inthe report addressed trends in the quality of democracies that were unfolding in Latin America at a difficult time of economic and social crisis.

Since then, the results of. By Jorge I. Domí­nguez Democratic institutions are facing stress throughout Latin America and experiencing serious challenges in some countries.

The public has had little confidence in political parties and Congress for many years in most countries. General support for democratic regimes and satisfaction with their performance weakened at the beginning of this decade.

quality of democracy in Latin America is developed that provides for comparison between countries and for a richer analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the quality of democracy within each country.

Appropriate data include expert assessments, aggregate statistics, and File Size: KB. Furthering this new approach, the authors of The Quality of Democracy in Latin America provide a rich, nuanced analysis—centered on a multidimensional theoretical foundation—of democratic systems in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Venezuela.

Democracy is facing deep challenges across Latin America today. On Febru for instance, municipal elections in the Dominican Republic were suspended due to the failure of electoral ballot machines in more than 80% of polling stations that used them.

The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. The quality of democracy in Latin America. [Daniel H Levine; José Enrique Molina;] -- In considering the nature and future prospects of the current wave of democracies in Latin America, analysis has shifted from a concern with regime change, transitions, and consolidation to a focus.

|a Evaluating the Quality of Democracy in Latin America / Daniel H. Levine, José E. Molina -- Measuring the Quality of Democracy / Daniel H. Levine, José E. Molina -- Chile: A Model Case. / Leticia M. Ruiz Rodriguez -- Argentina: Resilience in the Face of Challenges / Mark P. Jones, Juan Pablo Micozzi -- Mexico: Weak State, Weak Democracy.

In the book The Quality of Democracy, co-editors Daniel Levine and José E. Molina provide an analysis of democratic systems and propose a. Levine, Daniel, and José Molina, eds. Quality of Democracy in Latin America. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, E-mail Citation» A useful edited volume that evaluates the quality of democracy in terms of five dimensions: (1) elections, (2) participation.

Although Latin America as a whole performs better than any other in the developing world, the steady decline in its score reflects the stagnation of democracy in the region. Latin America maintains a significant democratic deficit when compared with both western Europe (with an average score of ) and North America ().

Description. The primary goal of this collection is to present the rationale and methodology for implementing a citizen audit of democracy. This book is an expression of a growing concern among policy experts and academics that the recent emergence of numerous democratic regimes, particularly in Latin America, cannot conceal the sobering fact that the efficacy and impact of these new.

The state of democracy in Latin America The research shows a regional outlook with bright spots and shadows, along with diversity among countries when it comes to the quality of democracy.Electoral Rules and Democracy in Latin America: McClintock, Cynthia: : Books.

Buy New. $ Qty: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Qty Cited by: 1.In Latin America today, will civil society improve the quality of democracy or will it foster political polarization and reverse recent progress?

Distinguished theorists from the United States, Canada and Latin America explore the diverse impact of civil society on economic performance, political parties, and state institutions.