Audacious Reforms: Institutional Invention and Democracy in Latin America

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Audacious Reforms examines the creation of new political institutions in three Latin American countries: direct elections for governors and mayors in Venezuela, radical municipalization in Bolivia, and direct election of the mayor of Buenos Aires in Argentina. Diverging from the usual incremental processes of political change, these cases marked a significant departure from traditional centralized governments. Such "audacious reforms," explains Merilee S. Grindle, reinvent the ways in which public problems are manifested ...

Audacious Reforms: Institutional Invention and Democracy in Latin America 2000, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801864216

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Audacious Reforms: Institutional Invention and Democracy in Latin America 2000, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801864209

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