Democracies and dictatorships in Latin America : emergence, survival, and fall / Scott Mainwaring, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, Aníbal Pérez-Liñán, University of Pittsburgh.
This book presents a new theory for why political regimes emerge, and why they subsequently survive or break down. It then analyzes the emergence, survival and fall of democracies and dictatorships in Latin America since 1900. Scott Mainwaring and Aníbal Pérez-Liñán argue for a theoretical approach...
Cambridge University Press,