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Readings for PLSC 3342/CF3388:
Carothers, Thomas (2007) "The "Sequencing" Fallacy"
Diamond, Larry and Morlino, Leonardo (2004) "The Quality of Democracy"
Schmitter, Phillip C. (2004) "The Ambiguous Virtues of Accountability"
Capitalism and Freedom: Chapter I: Economic Freedom and Political Freedom
Chapter II: Role of Government in a Free Society
Neoliberalism and Transparency: Political Versus Economic Liberalism - G.Rodan
An Interview with Robert Putnam (Journal of Democracy)
The Economist: Another Country (7/21/05)
Fernando de La Rua's Administration
The Economist: A Decline without Parallel
Focal: Argentina: Governance in Crisis - Haslam
The Washington Post: Argentina and the IMF - Blustein
InfoAmericas: Can Kirchner Rescue Argentina? (pdf)
Jones, Mark (2006). "Consolidating Kirchner’s Control: The 2005 Elections in Argentina,"ReVista.
World Bank: Sustained Macroeconomic Reforms, Tepid Growth:A Governance Puzzle in Bolivia?
The Economist:The Year of Changing Unexpectedly
Smith and Messari: Democracy and Reform in Cardozo's Brazil
The Economist: Following the Money Trail (7/14/05)
Hunter, Wendy (2003): Brazil's New Direction
Hunter, Wendy and Power, Timothy J. (2005): Lula's Brazil at Mid Term
Weintraub, Stanley: Brazil: Lula's Uncertain Path
Wharton: Brazil's Lula is back on track
Petras, James: Lula Presidency
Oppenheimer, Andres (2006) Lula's Victory
Angell, Alan (2004): Democratic Governability in Chile
Angell, Alan (2006) The Pinochet Regime in Chile
Chile Prospers via a Balanced Market Economy; Snubs "Free Market" Pedagogy - Jon Jeter
Silva, Eduardo: Chile
Agüero, Felipe : Chile's Lingering Authoritarian Legacy
Wynia, Gary: The Democratic Reform Game: Chile
O'Leary, John: A Tale of Two Countries and Their Economies
Oxhorn, Philip: The Lagos Presidency: an Assessment of the Elections and its Impact on Canada-Chile Relations
Washington Post: Pinochet's Tax Charges
Bachelet's Victory in Chile
Starr, Pamela: The Mexican Mid-term Elections (MSword)
-Pérez-Stable: Miami Herald: Fox Missed Chance for Greatness
Grayson, George: Mexico's Vicente Fox at Midstream
The 2006 Mexican Elections
Calderon's Bipartisan Needs
Indigenous Peoples - the Economist
Democracy In Latin America - Figures and Tables
Public Opinion in 1996-2005
IAB's Development Beyond Economics Chapter I: Latin America at the Turn of a New Century
Chapter 4: Political Institutions, Accountability and Government Performance
Dominguez, Jorge I. Bush Administration Policy
Shifter, Michael: Current History: Latin America's New Political Leaders
Payne, Mark: Chapter 1.
Payne, Mark: Chapter 1., cont'd
Payne, Mark: Chapter 2
Payne, Mark: Chapter 2, Cont'd
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