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Title Presidents and democracy in Latin America / edited by Manuel Alcántara, Jean Blondel and Jean-Louis Thiébault
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Series The Routledge international handbook series
Routledge international handbook series.
Contents Politics in Latin America in the past third of a century (1978-2015) / Manuel Alcántara -- Presidential leadership in Latin America / Jean-Louis Thiébault -- The character of the "government" in Latin American presidential republics / Jean Blondel -- Political career trajectories and social backgrounds : Latin American presidents in comparative perspective (1978-2015) / Manuel Alcántara, Mélany Barragán and Francisco Sánchez -- Mexico : Zedillo and Calderón : the challenges of governing under adversity / Marisol Reyes -- Colombia : political leadership in a turbulent environment, César Gaviria and Álvaro Uribe Vélez / Javier Duque -- The singularity of Peruvian politics and the role of presidential leadership : the cases of Alberto Fujimori and Alan García / Martín Tanaka and Jorge Morel -- Presidential leadership in a robust presidency : the Brazilian case / Magna Inácio -- Menem and Kirchner : the two faces of Peronism? / Mario D. Serrafero -- The presidential government of Chile / Carlos Huneeus
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 07, 2017)
Subject Democracy -- Latin America.
Executive power -- Latin America.
Political culture -- Latin America.
Presidents -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-
Form Electronic book
Author Alcántara Sáez, Manuel, editor
Blondel, Jean, 1929- editor
Thiébault, Jean-Louis, editor
LC no. 2017037370
ISBN 1315112663 (electronic book)
1351622714 (electronic book)
9781315112664 (electronic book)
9781351622714 (electronic book)
(hardcover) (alkaline paper)