A right-to-left policy switch? An analysis of the Honduran case under Manuel Zelaya

@article{Filho2013ARP,
  title={A right-to-left policy switch? An analysis of the Honduran case under Manuel Zelaya},
  author={Clayton M. Cunha Filho and Andr{\'e} Luiz Coelho and Fidel I. P{\'e}rez Flores},
  journal={International Political Science Review},
  year={2013},
  volume={34},
  pages={519 - 542}
}
A member of the Honduran elite and elected president with a right-of-center platform in 2005, Manuel Zelaya soon came to be allied with Latin America’s bloc of radical left-wing governments – this being the first case of a post-democratization right-to-left policy switch in the region. The aim of this article is to assess the reasons that could have motivated Zelaya’s ideological turn. After a brief discussion of the Honduran political process, we review the literature about the issue of policy… Expand
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