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Political participation in Latin America

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Published by Holmes & Meier Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Political participation -- Latin America -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by John A. Booth and Mitchell A. Seligson.
      ContributionsBooth, John A., Seligson, Mitchell A., University of Texas at San Antonio.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJL967.A2 P64
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4718496M
      ISBN 100841903344, 084190376X
      LC Control Number78005292

      Women and political participation in Latin America: urban Uruguay and Colombia / Author: by Robert E. Biles. Publication info: [East Lansing, Mich.]: Office of Women in International Development, Michigan State University, Format: Book. Political Participation and American Democracy. By William Crotty. Latin America, Asia, and Africa--many long noted for their authoritarian or, in some cases, totalitarian governments--are adopting, even if only grudgingly, universally accepted democratic norms of behavior. Participation and Political Knowledge


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His research interests are political economy and democracy in Latin America, foreign policy of rising powers, Sino-Latin American relations, and political theory and popular culture.

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