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Struggles for local democracy in the Andes

John Cameron

Struggles for local democracy in the Andes

by John Cameron

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Published by FirstForumPress, Inc. in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local government -- Andes Region,
  • Municipal government -- Andes Region,
  • Democratization -- Andes Region,
  • Indians of South America -- Andes Region -- Politics and government,
  • Indigenous peoples -- Andes Region -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby John Cameron.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS2300 .C36 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23677841M
    ISBN 109781935049166
    LC Control Number2009034308

    The contributors foreground the struggles over democracy and citizens’ rights as well as notions of race, ethnicity, gender, and class that have been at the forefront of political debates and social movements in the Andes since the waning days of the colonial regime some two hundred years ago.   Like most words for powerful ideas, “democracy,” is a bit ambiguous, a bit blurry around the edges; the word itself is a contested item in our democracy and others. It would help if we have a preliminary definition. I like Lincoln’s. “Government of the people, by the people, and for the people.” But now we have to ask what that means. Here’s my take on it.

    In Radical Democracy in the Andes, the prolific political scientist Van Cott (also represented in Latin America's Struggle for Democracy) closely examines ten impoverished municipalities in Bolivia and Ecuador that are controlled by indigenous parties. A passionate advocate for indigenous rights and participatory democracy, Van Cott sees hope. Lee "Radical Democracy in the Andes" por Donna Lee Van Cott disponible en Rakuten Kobo. After a decade in local office, are indigenous peoples' governments in the Andes fulfilling their promise to Brand: Cambridge University Press.

    Books shelved as democracy: How Democracies Die: What History Reveals About Our Future by Steven Levitsky, Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville. "Introduction: Redefining Indigenous Politics", Long Live Atahualpa: Indigenous Politics, Justice, and Democracy in the Northern Andes, Emma Cervone Download citation file: Zotero.


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Struggles for local democracy in the Andes. [John D Cameron] -- "John Cameron draws on power-based approaches to the study of democratization as he thoughtfully explores efforts by indigenous and peasant groups to gain control of local governments and deepen.

By contributing to critical understanding of democratization processes at a local level in the Andes—“local” referring to a defined territory within the municipality boundaries, the smallest administrative units in Andean countries—John Cameron's Struggles for Local Democracy in the Andes is an excellent book recommended to scholars interested in democracy and rural : Leonith Hinojosa.

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Book review, John Cameron, Struggles for Local Democracy in the Andes. Struggles for Local Democracy in the Andes is a unique and seminal contribution to the study of contemporary participatory democracy and rural development in the area.

The result of eight years of field work, it is a rare compar. Struggles for Local Democracy in the Andes ‐ by Cameron, John Article in Bulletin of Latin American Research 32(1) January with 3 Reads How we measure 'reads'. The State of Democracy in Latin America presents a critical analysis of the contemporary democratic state in Latin America.

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Politics in the Andes is the first comprehensive volume to assess the persistent political challenges facing Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

Arguing that Andean states and societies have been shaped by common historical forces, the contributors' comparative approach reveals how different countries have responded variously to.

Struggles for Local Democracy Cameron looks at many of the same case studies as Andolina et al., but from a much more "on the ground" approach.

Cameron provides a richly detailed empirical study of six small, rural municipalities in high land Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru.1 The book centers on. Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central. Full title: The crisis of democratic representation in the Andes [electronic resource] / edited by Scott Mainwaring, Ana.

The most distinctive and intelligent introductory text in American government today, The Struggle for Democracy, now in its third edition, provides an even more accessible and inviting springboard. The Struggle for Democracy Paradoxes of Progress and the Politics of Change Christopher Meckstroth.

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The book ultimately begs the question: after two decades of political instability and transition in the Andean region, have Andean countries become consolidated democracies. About this book Introduction Through a series of comparative case studies, the author demonstrates that the conflicts and struggles over capitalist globalization in the Andes are intricately connected to the political power of the military in the region.

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