The Andes in Focus: Security, Democracy, and Economic Reform / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Ten contributing political scientists and experts on Latin America and international studies analyze the challenges faced by the five countries that make up the Andean region: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. In each of the countries, at least one of the three pillars necessary for stabilitynational security, democracy, and economic healthis in crisis. The volume uses the idea of balancing all three pillars, or achieving the "elusive trinity," as a conceptual framework for understanding the complexity of the politics, economics, and societal forces at work in the Andes. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR