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LA CALIDAD DE LA DEMOCRACIA EN AMÉRICA LATINA: UNA VISIÓN COMPARADA The quality of democracy in Latin America: a comparative view

  title={LA CALIDAD DE LA DEMOCRACIA EN AM{\'E}RICA LATINA: UNA VISI{\'O}N COMPARADA The quality of democracy in Latin America: a comparative view},
  author={Daniel H. Levine and Jos{\'e} Enrique Molina},
Studies on democracy in Latin America have gone beyond attention to transitions and consolidation to a concern with developing reliable comparative assessments of the quality of democracy. This requires conceptualization of democracy in multidimensional terms. Quality of democracy is a continuum that varies along a range of related dimensions: electoral decision, participation, responsiveness, accountability and sovereignty. Working with these dimen- sions, it is developed an index of quality… 

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