The Dominican Republic: A Caribbean Crucible

The Dominican Republic: A Caribbean Crucible

by Howard J. Wiarda, Michael J. Kryzanek

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A balanced introduction that captures both the unique qualities of the Dominican experience and the aspects which are representative of the minor Latin American states generally. This revised and updated edition (first was in 1982) examines the changing character of governance, politics, economy, critical policy issues, fiscal reform, trade relations, and global and regional ties. Paper edition (unseen), $15.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Westview Press
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Profiles - Nations of Contemporary Latin America Series
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2nd ed

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Howard J. Wiarda is Dean Rusk Professor of International Relations and head of the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia, and Senior Scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. He is la member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author or editor of numerous Westview books including An Introduction to Latin American Politics and Development (with Harvey Kline) and Civil Society: The American Model and Third World Development. He is also a contributing co-editor (with Harvey Kline) of Latin American Politics and Development, Sixth Edition (2007, Westview). Michael Kryzanek is professor and chair of political science at Bridgewater State College, Massachusetts.

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