Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution: Populism and Democracy in a Globalised Age

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The emergence of Hugo Chavez in Venezuela has revived analysis of one of Latin America's most enduring political traditions - populism. Yet Latin America has changed since the heyday of Peron and Evita. Globalisation, implemented through harsh IMF inspired Structural Adjustment Programmes, has taken hold throughout the region and democracy is supposedly the 'only game in town'. This book examines the phenomenon that is Hugo Chavez within these contexts, assessing to what extent his government fits into established ideas on ...

Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution: Populism and Democracy in a Globalised Age 2010, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719077722

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Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution: Populism and Democracy in a Globalised Age 2010, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719077715

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