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Deepening democracy [electronic resource] : global governance and political reform in Latin America / Francis Adams.

By: Adams, Francis.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xi, 170 p.).ISBN: 9780313056864 (electronic bk.); 0313056862 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Democracy -- Latin America | Democratization -- Latin America | Non-governmental organizations -- Latin America | International agencies -- Latin America | International organization | D�emocratie -- Am�erique latine | D�emocratisation -- Am�erique latine | Organisations non gouvernementales -- Am�erique latine | Organisations internationales -- Am�erique latine | Organisation internationale | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General | 1990-1999 | Changement politique | D�emocratie | D�emocratisation politique | Impact politique | Organisation internationale | Organisation non gouvernementale | Am�erique latine | Demokratisierung | Supranationale Organisation | Geschichte 1990-2003 | LateinamerikaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Deepening democracy.DDC classification: 320.98 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Power and Politics in Latin America -- United Nations -- International Financial Institutions -- Organization of American States -- Global Civil Society -- Deepening Democracy in the Americas.
Summary: Adams surveys the impact of transnational organizations and NGOs on Latin American politics since 1990. The transition from military to civilian rule in Latin American countries has benefited local progressive forces, but resilient remnants favoring the past's authoritarian politics have compelled organizations like the UN, IMF, OAS, and World Bank to engage in various campaigns to deepen democratic institutions and norms. Adams argues that to understand current political transformations in the region, one must consider the existing role of external organizations. Latin America is offered as a.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [137]-161) and index.

Power and Politics in Latin America -- United Nations -- International Financial Institutions -- Organization of American States -- Global Civil Society -- Deepening Democracy in the Americas.

Adams surveys the impact of transnational organizations and NGOs on Latin American politics since 1990. The transition from military to civilian rule in Latin American countries has benefited local progressive forces, but resilient remnants favoring the past's authoritarian politics have compelled organizations like the UN, IMF, OAS, and World Bank to engage in various campaigns to deepen democratic institutions and norms. Adams argues that to understand current political transformations in the region, one must consider the existing role of external organizations. Latin America is offered as a.

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