Citizen Views of Democracy in Latin America / Edition 1

Citizen Views of Democracy in Latin America / Edition 1

by Roderic Ai Camp
     
 

The culmination of a major survey, this new study attempts for the first time to make “the definition of democracy” in Latin America visible, and thus able to be interpreted.  Includes a CD-Rom.See more details below

Overview

The culmination of a major survey, this new study attempts for the first time to make “the definition of democracy” in Latin America visible, and thus able to be interpreted.  Includes a CD-Rom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822957560
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Series:
Pitt Latin American Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

1Democracy through Latin American Lenses: An Appraisal3
2Democracy and Mass Belief Systems in Latin America27
3Does Trust Matter? Interpersonal Trust and Democratic Values in Chile, Costa Rica, and Mexico51
4Costa Rica: Portrait of an Established Democracy73
5Costa Rican Exceptionalism: Why the Ticos Are Different90
6Transition to Democracy: A Mexican Perspective107
7Legacies of Authoritarianism: Political Attitudes in Chile and Mexico118
8Color and Democracy in Latin America139
9Mexico and the United States: Two Distinct Political Cultures?157
10Politics and Markets in Latin America: A Distinctive View of the Role of the State in Service Provision?185
11Chilean Citizens and Chilean Democracy: The Management of Fear, Division, and Alienation206
12Polls, Political Culture, and Democracy: A Heretical Historical Look223
Reference Materials
App. 1Methodological Note245
App. 2Hewlett Poll, 1998247
App. 3Wall Street Journal Poll, 1999256
Notes261
Contributors287
Index289
Instructions for Using CD-ROM294
Hewlett Survey Data on CD-ROM

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