Howard J. Wiarda

Latin American Politics and Development

Edited by Harvey F. Kline, Christine J. Wade, and Howard J. Wiarda

Ninth Edition • July 18, 2017 • 528 pages

Print: $55.00 USD/$71.50 CAD • Ebook: $35.99 USD/$45.99 CAD

An authoritative, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to Latin American government and political development written by recognized experts in the field.

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A Concise Introduction to Latin American Politics and Development

Howard J. Wiarda; Harvey F Kline

Second Edition • July 1, 2006 • 272 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$83.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

This succinct overview of the political factors that condition social and economic development in Latin America is the perfect core text in courses on politics, government, social change, and transitions to democracy throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Civil Society: The American Model And Third World Development

Howard J Wiarda

First Edition • January 17, 2003 • 184 pages

Print: $43.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

Using case studies from sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, and including such critical countries as South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico, and Egypt, Civil Society focuses on the processes and politics of dismantling “corporate” (state directed) economies and political systems in the Third World in…

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New Directions In Comparative Politics

Howard J Wiarda

Third Edition • March 29, 2002 • 264 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$82.50 CAD

As “must” reading for anyone interested in comparative politics, this text is designed to address the theoretical developments and approaches important to the comparative study of political systems today. These include: developmentalism, dependency theory, corporatism, state society relations, political economy, public policy analysis, indigenous theories of change, rational choice, and…

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