Regional Integration and Democratic Consolidation in the Southern Cone of Latin America

@article{Steves2001RegionalIA,
  title={Regional Integration and Democratic Consolidation in the Southern Cone of Latin America},
  author={F. Steves},
  journal={Democratization},
  year={2001},
  volume={8},
  pages={100 - 75}
}
  • F. Steves
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • Democratization
Regional integration has been a significant factor shaping the consolidation processes of southern cone democratizing states. Regional integration strategies have allowed transitional regimes across the southern cone to neutralize threats of democratic reversals by military leaders, effectively undermining the long-standing geostrategic rationales used by foreign policy and military elites to justify military intervention in domestic politics. The dramatic rise of interstate co-operation has… Expand
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