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Author Peralta-ramos, Monica

Title From Military Rule to Liberal Democracy in Argentina
Published Milton : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (192 pages)
Series Westview special studies on Latin America and the Caribbean
Westview special studies on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Contents Cover; Half Title; About the Book and Editors; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; Introduction; PART ONE POLITICS, THE ECONOMY, AND SOCIETY; 1 Political Movements in Argentina: A Sketch from Past and Present; 2 Can Argentina's Democracy Survive Economic Disaster?; 3 Toward an Analysis of the Structural Basis of Coercion in Argentina: The Behavior of the Major Fractions of the Bourgeoisie, 1976-1983; 4 Changes in Argentine Society: The Heritage of the Dictatorship; 5 The Legitimation of Democracy Under Adverse Conditions: The Case of Argentina; PART TWO POLITICS AND CULTURE
6 The Culture of Fear in Civil Society7 Technocracy and National Identity: Attitudes Toward Economic Policy; 8 Culture, Ideology, and Science; 9 Elements for an Analysis of Argentine Culture; About the Contributors; Index
Summary Argentina has most of the characteristics that various theories of democracy postulate as prerequisites for achieving liberal democracy: an urban industrial economy, key economic resources under domestic control, the absence of a peasantry, the absence of ethnic or religious cleavages, relatively high levels of education, strong interest groups
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Subject Politieke geschiedenis.
Economic history.
Politics and government.
Social conditions.
Argentina -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
Argentina -- Politics and government -- 1955-
Argentina -- Social conditions -- 1945-
Argentina -- Social conditions -- 1945-1983.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429691777