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The Good Society 14.3 (2005) 83-90

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Democratic Praxis (Outside North America):

A Basic Bibliography

The sections below are subject to the qualifications and liabilities inherent in such categorization. The entries under 'Democratic Praxis' are organized, by geographic regions, and are for illustrative purposes only: they by no means represent the bulk of the scholarly literature in their respective domains (or even the crème de la crème of that literature). This praxis is part of a larger bibliography that also contains a portion on theory.

1. Democratic Praxis: History, Politics, Law, Economics, etc.

(A) Central and South America

Adams, Francis. Deepening Democracy: Global Governance and Political Reform in Latin America. New York: Praeger, 2003.

Booth, John A. Costa Rica: Quest for Democracy. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1998.

Brito, Alexandra Barahona de. Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Brysk, Alison. The Politics of Human Rights in Argentina: Protest, Change, and Democratization. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1994.

Castañeda, Jorge G. Utopia Unarmed: The Latin American Left After the Cold War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993.

Cleary, Edward L. The Struggle for Human Rights in Latin America. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1997.

Collier, Ruth Berins. Paths Toward Democracy: The Working Class and Elites in Western Europe and South America. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Diamond, Larry, et al., eds. Democracy in Developing Countries: Latin America. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2nd ed., 1999.

Domínguez, Jorge I. Democratic Politics in Latin America and the Caribbean. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.

Domínguez, Jorge I. International Security and Democracy: Latin America and the Caribbean in the Post-Cold War Era. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998.

Ellner, Steve and Daniel Hellinger, eds. Venezuelan Politics in the Chavez Era: Class, Polarization, and Conflict. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2003.

Griffith, Ivelaw L. and Betty N. Sedoc-Dahlberg, eds. Democracy and Human Rights in the Caribbean. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1997.

Grindle, Merilee Serrill. Audacious Reforms: Institutional Invention and Democracy in Latin America. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

Hartlyn, Jonathan. The Struggle for Democratic Politics in the Dominican Republic. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

Jaquette, Jane S., ed. The Women's Movement in Latin America: Participation and Democracy. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2nd ed. 1994.

Jelin, Elizabeth and Eric Hershberg, eds. Constructing Democracy: Human Rights, Citizenship, and Society in Latin America. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996.

Keck, Margaret E. The Workers' Party and Democratization in Brazil. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1992.

López-Alves, Fernando. State Formation and Democracy in Latin America, 1810–1900. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2000.

Lowden, Pamela. Moral Opposition to Authoritarian Rule in Chile, 1973–90. New York: St.Martin's Press, 1996.

Lowenthal, Abraham, ed. Exporting Democracy: The United States and Latin America. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991.

Luciak, Ilja A. After the Revolution: Gender and Democracy in El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Guatemala. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.

Mahoney, James. The Legacies of Liberalism: Path Dependence and Political Regimes in Central America. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.

Mainwaring, Scott P. Rethinking Party Systems in the Third Wave of Democratization: The Case of Brazil. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1999.

Mainwaring, Scott, Guillermo O'Donnell and J. Samuel Valenzuela, eds. Issues in Democratic Consolidation: The New South American Democracies in Comparative Perspective. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1992.

McCleary, Rachel M. Dictating Democracy: Guatemala and the End of Violent Revolution. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1999. [End Page 83]

McGuire, James W. Peronism without Peron: Unions, Parties, and Democracy in Argentina. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1997.

McSherry, J. Patrice. Incomplete Transition: Military Power and Democracy in Argentina. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 1997.

Munck, Gerardo L. Authoritarianism and Democratization: Soldiers and Workers in Argentina, 1976–1983. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998.

O'Donnell, Guillermo. Counterpoints: Selected Essays on Authoritarianism and Democratization. Notre Dame, IN: University of...


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