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Reorganizing Popular Politics: Participation and the New Interest Regime in Latin America

 
 
 
 
Reorganizing Popular Politics: Participation and the New Interest Regime in Latin America
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780271035611
ISBN 10: 271035617
Edition: N/A
Publisher: The Pennsylvania State University Press
Publication Date: 2010-01-06
Format: Paperback
Pages: 408
List Price: $30.95
 
 

A historic shift has occurred in the organizational structures through which the lower classes in Latin America express voice and find political representation. With the political and economic reforms of the 1980s and 1990s, networks of community-based associations and nongovernmental organizations replaced party-affiliated labor unions as the predominant organizations to which the lower classes turned. This volume examines the new "interest regime" in Argentina, Chile, Peru, and Venezuela through two extensive surveys-one of individuals and one of associations-undertaken in those nations' capital cities.

This volume represents the most ambitious and systematic effort to date to examine individual participation and associational life in Latin America and to carry out a cross-national analysis of new forms of political representation.