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Table Of Contents

Introduction: Institutions, Interests, and Ideas in Explaining Regime Change
1. Financial Shocks, Economic Crises, and Democracy: Theory and Practice
Part I: Great Depression, 1929-34
2. Economic Crisis and Democracy during the Great Depression
3. Institutions: Polarized Domestic Conflicts and Weak International Capacity
4. Interests: Foreign Capital and Domestic Coalitions against Democracy
5. Ideas: Extreme Ideological Conflict and Rise of the State in the Economy
Part II: Economic Crises and Democracy in the Late Twentieth Century
6. 1982 Debt Crisis and 1997–2002 Emerging Markets Crises
7. Institutions: Demise of Military-as-Government and Higher Costs for Action
8. Interests: Capital Flight, Pressures from Below, and Democracy
9. Ideas: Cold War Endgame, Unipolar Moment, and Neoliberalism
Conclusion: Implications for Democracy after the 2008-9 Financial Meltdown

Creative Destruction?
Economic Crises and Democracy in Latin America
Publication Date: 2 Jul 2012
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 296 pages
Illustrations: 2 line drawings, 4 graphs
ISBN: 9781421405421