The Citizen in Transition
By analyzing the key theories of political behavior in the context of Latin America, Orlando Pérez illustrates the impact, nature, and limits of democratization. This book fills a longstanding gap in comparative politics by tying together the transformations in political institutions and processes...
To Be Published April 15th 2016 by Routledge
Transforming the Role of the Military in Central America
Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Honduras are four Spanish speaking countries in Central America that possess uniformed military institutions. These four countries represent different approaches to reforms of civil-military relations, and embody varying degrees of success in both...
Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge
Emerging Reality or Endangered Species?, 2nd Edition
More than thirty years have passed since Latin America began the arduous task of transitioning from military-led rule to democracy. In this time, more countries have moved toward the institutional bases of democracy than at any time in the region’s history. Nearly all countries have held free,...
Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge