Venezuelan politics in the Chávez era : class, polarization, and conflict

Edition
  • Pbk. ed.
Published
  • Boulder : L. Rienner 2004
Physical description
x, 257 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
  • 1588262979 (pbk.)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-241) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: the search for explanations / Steve Ellner -- Political overview : the breakdown of Puntofijismo and the rise of Chavismo / Daniel Hellinger -- Social polarization and the populist resurgence in Venezuela / Kenneth Roberts -- Hugo Chávez Frías : his movement and his presidency / Margarita López Maya -- Democracy in uniform : Chávez and the Venezuelan armed forces / Deborah L. Norden -- Economic policy and the rise of Hugo Chávez / Julia Buxton -- Subversive oil / Bernard Mommer -- State reform before and after Chávez's election / Angel E. Alvarez -- Organized labor and the challenge of Chavismo / Steve Ellner -- Civil society : institutionalization, fragmentation, autonomy / María Pilar García-Guadilla -- The Hugo Chávez phenomenon : what do "the people" think? / Patricia Márquez -- Conclusion: the democratic and authoritarian directions of the Chavista movement / Steve Ellner and Daniel Hellinger.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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