Presidents and democracy in Latin America / Edited by Manuel Alcántara, Jean Blondel, and Jean-Louis Thiébault.Series: (The Routledge international handbook series)Publication details: New York : Routledge , 2018 Description: xv, 266 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9781138082090
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
This new textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the presidents and presidential leadership in Latin America. Unlike other texts, Presidents and Democracy in Latin America integrates both political analysis and major theoretical perspectives with extensive country-specific material