Breakdown of Democratic Regimes by Arturo Valenzuela
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Breakdown of Democratic Regimes
By Arturo Valenzuela

The Breakdown of Democratic Regimes

Chile

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Breakdown of Democratic Regimes by Arturo Valenzuela

Book Description

The fate of democratic governments throughout the world is a topic of growing concern. The crises of modern history, from the Machtergreifung by Hitler through the downfall of democracies. In a systematic review of the political experiences of Latin American and European democratic nations, these original, thought-provoking books propose a significant new comparative framework for understanding the dynamics of political change and the conditions necessary for democratic stability.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801820106
ISBN-10: 0801820103
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 9mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1978
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Arturo Valenzuela

Politics, Society, and Democracy Latin America by Arturo Valenzuela Politics, Society, and Democracy Latin America, Paperback (March 1999)

In this volume leading Latin American scholars evaluate Juan Linz's contribution to the study of Latin American politics, in particular his influence on studies dealing with authoritarianism, democratic breakdown, public opinion, regime transition, and the institutional conditions needed for stable democracy.

Failure of Presidential Democracy by Arturo Valenzuela Failure of Presidential Democracy, Paperback (February 1994)

Brings together leading scholars to examine the question of whether presidentialism or parliamentarism offers the best hope for stable government and democratic continuity. This edition offers comparative perspectives.

Nation of Enemies by Arturo Valenzuela Nation of Enemies, Paperback (July 1993)

"This will stand as the definitive work on Chile under Pinochet for many years to come."-Library Journal

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Author Biography - Arturo Valenzuela

Alfred Stepan is the Wallace Sayre Professor of Government at Columbia University, coauthor, with Juan J. Linz, of Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation: Southern Europe, South America, and Post-Communist Europe, and coeditor, also with Juan J. Linz, of The Breakdown of Democratic Regimes, both published by Johns Hopkins.

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