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Democracy and the Public Space in Latin America
This is a bold new study of the recent emergence of democracy in Latin America. Leonardo Avritzer shows that traditional theories of democratization fall short in explaining this phenomenon. Scholars have long held that the postwar stability of Western Europe reveals that restricted democracy, or "democratic elitism," is the only realistic way to guard against forces such ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published April 21st 2002 by Princeton University Press
(first published February 15th 2001)
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