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Politics of Latin America

Harry E. Vanden

Politics of Latin America

the power game

by Harry E. Vanden

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin America -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHarry E. Vanden, Gary Prevost.
    ContributionsPrevost, Gary.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJL960 .V36 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16680158M
    ISBN 109780195339987
    LC Control Number2008010843

      University Press of Florida Book: Labor Politics in Latin America. Contributors: Paul W. Posner, Viviana Patroni, and Jean François Mayer. ISBN Numbers: Subject(s): Latin American - History.   This textbook integrates domestic and international factors for understanding Latin American politics. The thematic structure of the book is to utilize three different levels of analysis to explain Latin American politics: international, national, and local. This approach has the benefit of incorporating the dynamics of globalization while also including political factors more at ground level.


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