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The Undermining of the Sandinista Revolution
     

The Undermining of the Sandinista Revolution

by Prevost Gary, Harry E. Vanden (Editor)
 
This book explores the impact of Sandinista electoral defeat and the U.S. backed Chamorro administration on the gains of the Nicaraguan revolution.

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This book explores the impact of Sandinista electoral defeat and the U.S. backed Chamorro administration on the gains of the Nicaraguan revolution.

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Booknews
Contains five essays which together provide an overview of Nicaragua's Sandinista movement and argue that the revolution is in significant retreat. Topics covered include the election in 1990, the effect of UNO's neo-liberal policies on women, the development of the Sandinista mass organizations, and the macro- and micro-economic changes that have occurred in Nicaragua since 1990. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
From the Publisher

'The book, while assuming some familiarity with context, is sufficiently clear and straightforward in style and content to aid undergraduates in updating and deepening their knowledge of Central America and the Sandinista revolution.' - Choice

'Valuable contribution to the growing corpus of scholarship on contemporary Nicaraguan politics and society, has much to recommend it.' - Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs

'. . . a competent synthesis.' - Comparative Politics

'The book, while assuming some familiarity with context, is sufficiently clear and straightforward in style and content to aid undergraduates in updating and deepening their knowledge of Central America and the Sandinista revolution.' - Choice

'Valuable contribution to the growing corpus of scholarship on contemporary Nicaraguan politics and society, has much to recommend it.' - Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs

'Prevost and Vanden's edited volume is a competent synthesis whose goal is to explain why the revolution failed and whether the major gains of the revolutionary period were eroded or reversed by the Chamorro government (1990-97) that followed the FSLN.' - Comparative Politics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312161125
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/01/1996
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.65(w) x 8.79(h) x 0.94(d)

Meet the Author

RICHARD STAHLER-SHOLK Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics, Pomona College, California
CYNTHIA CHAVEZ METOYER Assistant Professor, California State University
PIERRE M. LA RAMEE Director of the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA), New York
ERICA G. POLAKOFF Assistant Professor of Sociology and Sociology Coordinator, Bloomfield College, New Jersey

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