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作者 Anderson, Leslie (Leslie E.) author
書名 Democratization by institutions : Argentina's transition years in comparative perspective / Leslie E. Anderson
出版項 Ann Arbor, Michigan : University of Michigan Press, [2016]
國際標準書號 9780472073238 (hardback)
9780472053230 (paperback)
9780472122325 (e-book)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  JL2081 .A54 2016    在架上    30650020064297
 近史所郭廷以圖書館  320.982 A547    在架上    30550100608437
 人社中心  JL2081 A54 2016    在架上    30560400433238
說明 xii, 292 pages ; 24 cm
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附註 "In this pioneering study of democratization in Argentina, Leslie Anderson challenges Robert Putnam's thesis that democracy requires high levels of social capital. She demonstrates in Democratization by Institutions that formal institutions (e.g., the executive, the legislature, the courts) can serve not only as operational parts within democracy but as the driving force toward democracy. As Anderson astutely observes, the American founders debated the merits of the institutions they were creating. Examining how, and how well, Argentina's American-style institutional structure functions, she considers the advantages and risks of the separation of powers, checks and balances, legislative policymaking, and strong presidential power. During the democratic transition, the Argentinian state has used institutions to address immediate policy challenges in ways responsive to citizens and thereby to provide a supportive environment in which social capital can develop. By highlighting the role that institutions can play in leading a nation out of authoritarianism, even when social capital is low, Anderson begins a new conversation about the possibilities of democratization. Democratization by Institutions has much to say not only to Latin Americanists and scholars of democratization but also to those interested in the U.S. constitutional structure and its application in other parts of the world"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-272) and index
主題 Democratization -- Argentina
Argentina -- Politics and government -- 1983-2002
Argentina -- Politics and government -- 2002-
Executive power -- Argentina
Institution building -- Argentina
Social capital (Sociology) -- Argentina
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Comparative. bisacsh
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