The Continuing Struggle for Democracy in Latin America

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The Continuing Struggle for Democracy in Latin America

Edited by Howard J. Wiarda
Westview Press, 1980
311 pp. $24.50
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Twelve essays, an introduction and a concluding chapter are organized around a central theme defined as the "analysis, evaluation, reformulation and reassessment of democracy in Latin America, based on its own indigenous understandings and political practices, rather than the often inapplicable foreign ones . . . ." A worthwhile endeavor.