Democracy and Political Institutions in Latin America: Reconciling Approaches

Peter Siavelis
2004 Latin American Research Review  
By the mid 1990s Latin American countries appeared firmly on the road to institutionalized and predictable democratic politics. However, the recent detours of many countries have created intellectual tensions in contemporary academic work on democracy in the region: tensions between those who focus on democratic governability and those who 1. Thanks to Scott Morgenstern and Henry Dietz for useful comments and suggestions.
doi:10.1353/lar.2004.0038 fatcat:hqkkgsnmhzb37o2oznc4kehj6i