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Politics in Venezuela

David Eugene Blank

Politics in Venezuela

a country study.

by David Eugene Blank

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Venezuela,
  • Venezuela.
    • Subjects:
    • Political parties -- Venezuela.,
    • Political participation -- Venezuela.,
    • Venezuela -- Politics and government -- 1958-1974.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 285-288.

      SeriesThe Little, Brown series in comparative politics
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJL3831 .B55
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 293 p.
      Number of Pages293
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5286783M
      LC Control Number72005937

        Meanwhile, Venezuela’s political system spiraled into turmoil. President Nicolás Maduro, whose reelection was tainted by accusations of irregularities and voter intimidation, faced massive.   In a sense, this made much of Venezuela's internal dynamics of little interest to policy analysts and academics; throughout the s and s, for example, there were virtually no serious studies of Venezuela's armed forces, which reflected the presumption that the military would remain uninvolved in political : Michael Shifter.

      Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez was the first anti-neoliberal presidential candidate to win in the region. Electing Chávez examines the circumstances that facilitated this pivotal election. By , Venezuela had been rocked by two major scandals—the exchange rate incidents of the s and the banking crisis of —and had suffered rising social cturer: University of Pittsburgh Press. Venezuela Is the Eerie Endgame of Modern Politics. Citizens of a once-prosperous nation live amid the havoc created by socialism, illiberal nationalism, and political polarization.

      Venezuela's Movimiento al Socialismo: From Guerrilla Defeat to Innovative Politics (Durham, NC and London: Duke University Press, ), by Steve Ellner (page images at HathiTrust) Parties and Unions in the New Global Economy (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, c), by Katrina Burgess (searchable page images at Pitt). The Failure of Elites is unique as an in-depth study of an operative elite in a country undergoing substantial modernizing change while experiencing profound conflict, including armed insurgency and terrorism. The book combines a historical account of elite succession with an analysis of the social characteristics of incumbent elites. In particular, it describes the rise to power of a middle.


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