A Concise Introduction to Latin American Politics and Development
Concise Introduction to Latin American Politics and Development by Howard J. Wiarda
Book DescriptionThis succinct overview of the political factors that condition social and economic development in Latin America is the perfect core text in courses on politics, government, social change, and transitions to democracy throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813343532
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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American foreign policy is in severe crisis. The system and process are not working as they should. On one side we are beset by a seemingly uninformed policy, on the other by paralysis and gridlock. The sense is widespread that the American system of government is broken.
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Author Biography - Howard J. Wiarda
Howard J. Wiarda is Dean Rusk Professor of International Relations and head of the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia, and Senior Scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. He is la member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author or editor of numerous Westview books including An Introduction to Latin American Politics and Development (with Harvey Kline) and Civil Society: The American Model and Third World Development. He is also a contributing co-editor (with Harvey Kline) of Latin American Politics and Development, Sixth Edition (2007, Westview). Harvey Kline is professor of Political Science at the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. He is a member of the Inter-American Dialogue and the author of Colombia: Democracy under Assault, Second Edition (1995, Westview), An Introduction to Latin American Politics and Development, Second Edition (with Howard J. Wiarda), and Latin American Politics and Development, Sixth Edition (with Howard J. Wiarda).
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