Arms and politics in Latin America

  • 296 Pages
  • 0.63 MB
  • English
Published for the Council on Foreign Relations by Praeger , New York
Politics and government, Civil supremacy over the military, Military policy, Foreign rela
LC ClassificationsF1418 L53
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This is a rather thorough study of the role of the military in the political life of Latin America. The study, written under the sponsorship of the Council on Foreign Relations, covers a wide area, beginning with the origins of militarism in Latin America in the early part of the 19th century and tracing its evolution in each country against the background of subsequent Latin American history.

Excerpt. The importance of Latin America to the United States is obvious, whether the standpoint be political, economic or military. On the political side, if we consider only the role of the twenty republics in international organizations, it is sufficient to note that they control one-fourth of the total vote in the General Assembly of the United Nations, and all save one vote -- that of the United States -- in the.

Arms and politics in Latin America by Edwin Lieuwen,Published for the Council on Foreign Relations by Praeger edition, in English - [1st ed.]Cited by: THE JOURNAL OF POLITICS [Vol.

22 Soviet Influence in Latin America: The Role of Economic Relations. By ROBERT LORING ALLEN. (Washington, D. C.: Public Affairs Press, Pp.

x, $) The three books here reviewed all concern themselves with the problem of United States relations with Latin America. The first two. Latin American Government (New York, ); William W. Pierson and Federico G.

Gil, Governments of Latin America (New York, ); Harold E. Davis (ed.), Government and Politics in Latin America (New York, ). An indi-cation of interest in Latin-American civil-military relations is provided by the.

On Monday, October 27th, Clingendael hosted the launch of a new book called Illicit Networks and Politics in Latin result of over two years of research between Clingendael’s Conflict Research Unit, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), and the Netherlands Institute of Multiparty Democracy (NIMD), the book combines historical.

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OCLC Number: Description: pages 22 cm: Contents: Pt. Latin America's armed forces. The armed forces and the old order, --The crumbling of the traditional order, --The armed forces and the social revolution --Curbing militarism in Mexico: a case study --The changing role of the armed forces: an analysis --the Latin American military today --Pt.

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Subjects: Civil supremacy over the military -- Latin America. Latin America -- Politics and government. United States -- Foreign relations -- Latin America. View all subjects. Discover the best Caribbean & Latin American Politics in Best Sellers.

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Walter LaFeber’s Inevitable Revolutions looks at the US/Latin-American relationship from a slightly different perspective. It complements Schoultz’s book well because it focuses, very specifically, on the countries of Central America.

It covers a shorter timeframe, picking up when the United States first intervened militarily in Central America at the turn of the 20th century.

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Get this from a library. Arms and politics in Latin America. [Edwin Lieuwen] -- Political and social role of the military in different countries of Latin America. The following is a book list on Latin America made from the references in Noam Chomsky's books.

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See the home page The Story of the Reagan Administration's Secret War in Nicaragua, the Illegal Arms Pipeline, and the Contra Drug Connection: Latin American Political Economy: Financial Crisis and Political Change: Hartlyn, Jonathan. Arms and Politics in Latin America.

By Edwin Lieuwen. (New York: Council on Foreign Relations, Pp. xiii, $) - Volume 17 Issue 1 - George I.

BlankstenAuthor: George I. Blanksten. The best books on Latin American Politics recommended by Patricio Navia.

Political scientist Patricio Navia discusses how the identity of Latin America is inextricably bound up with its colonial history, why Latin American voters elect left-wing leaders, and how social inclusion is necessary for Latin America to realise its full potential.

A penetrating review of the role of the armed forces in Latin American history with an estimate of the current and future significance of militarism in Latin America's relations with the United States. The author also analyzes with clarity United States military policies and aid programs, reaching some critical conclusions and recommendations for change.

Books shelved as latin-american-history-and-politics: Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent by Eduardo Galeano, A His. Approaching Latin American politics and government from a political science perspective, Politics in Latin America focuses on three unifying themes central to Latin America today--the challenges of development, liberty, and governance/5(18).

Description. Now in its sixth edition, Politics of Latin America: The Power Game explores both the evolution and the current state of the political scene in Latin America. This text demonstrates a nuanced sensitivity to the use and abuse of power and the importance of social conditions, gender, race, globalization, and political economy throughout the region.

The dynamics of radicalization: a relational and comparative perspective/Organized violence after civil war: the geography of recruitment in Latin America/Networks of rebellion: explaining insurgent cohesion and collapse.

Democratization, Vol. 25, Issue. 4, p. Cited by: Reviews 'Comparative Racial Politics in Latin America is an exemplary work that brings together scholarship focusing on black movement activism as articulated by Afro-descendant men and women, against persistent inequalities.

Afro-descendant women have been at the forefront of articulating the needs of black citizenship. This book will be a great resource for activists, scholars and students. Politics Latin America examines the role of Latin America in the world and its importance to the study of politics with particular emphasis on the institutions and processes that exist to guarantee democracy and the forces that threaten to compromise it.

Now in its third edition and fully revised to reflect recent developments in the region, Politics Latin America provides students and 4/4(1).

This book covers well over years of Latin American history. It begins with a brief summary of European colonialism, laying the groundwork for the succeeding chapters on the history of the independent nation-states that make up modern Latin America.

Presenting such a history is not easy: Latin America is immense and diverse. Based on contributions from leading scholars, this study generates a wealth of new empirical information about Latin American party systems.

It also contributes richly to major theoretical and comparative debates about the effects of party systems on democratic politics, and about why some party systems are much more stable and predictable than others. This book is born from a great love and appreciation for Latin America and a fascination with how politics are conducted there.

It is designed to convey a contemporary and, we hope, realistic understanding of politics and power in the region and is premised on the belief that politics in Latin America can only be understood after one gains an appreciation for the socioeconomic-historical.Praetorian Tradition; ARMS AND POLITICS IN LATIN AMERICA.

By Edwin Lieuwen. pp. New York: Published for the Council on Foreign Relations by Frederick A. Praeger. $History of Latin America - History of Latin America - Challenges to the political order: The economic and social changes taking place in Latin America inevitably triggered demands for political change as well; political change in turn affected the course of socioeconomic development.

As the 20th century opened, the most prevalent regime types were military dictatorship—exemplified by that of.