Democracy in Latin America: Political Change in Comparative Perspective

@article{McCoy2007DemocracyIL,
  title={Democracy in Latin America: Political Change in Comparative Perspective},
  author={Jennifer McCoy},
  journal={Perspectives on Politics},
  year={2007},
  volume={5},
  pages={397 - 399}
}
  • Jennifer McCoy
  • Published 14 May 2007
  • Political Science
  • Perspectives on Politics
Democracy in Latin America: Political Change in Comparative Perspective. By Peter H. Smith. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. 380p. $74.00 cloth, $28.95 paper. Peter Smith set out to write a textbook and ended up compiling an original database of Latin American democracy from 1900 to 2000. Analyzing a century of democratic change, Smith has written an impressive book that is accessible to undergraduates, a great literature review for graduate students, instructive for policymakers, and a… 
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