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Understanding Central America

John A. Booth

Understanding Central America

global forces, rebellion, and change

by John A. Booth

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, CO .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-323) and index.

StatementJohn A. Booth, Christine J. Wade, Thomas W. Walker
ContributionsWade, Christine J., Walker, Thomas W., 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1439 .B66 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 338 p. :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24408341M
ISBN 100813344212
ISBN 109780813344218
LC Control Number2009035866
OCLC/WorldCa225874910

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Power, Democracy, and us Policy in Central America By John A. Booth, Christine J. Wade, Thomas W. Walker United States (US) proximity and the gross disparities in population and wealth between the region's major hegemon and its tiny neighbors have long allowed US policy to shape the region, sometimes to Central Americans' : John A.

Booth, Christine J. Wade, Thomas W. Walker. The Central American crisis -- The crisis of poverty and its causes -- The common history -- Individual histories of Central American nations -- A theory about Central American rebellions -- Insurrection, revolution, and counterrevolution in Nicaragua -- National revolts in El Salvador and Guatemala -- Maintaining stability in Costa Rica and Honduras -- Power, democracy, and U.S.

policy in Central. The central American crisis --The crisis of poverty and its causes --The common history --Individual histories of Central American nations --A theory about Central American rebellions --Insurrection and revolution in Nicarauga --National revolts in El Salvador and Guatemala --Maintaining stability in Costa Rica and Honduras --Power, democracy.

Crisis and Transformation Poverty and Its Causes The Common History Individual Histories of Central American Nations Revolution, Regime Change, and Democratization: A Theory Revolution and Democratic Transition in Nicaragua Insurrection and Regime Change in El Salvador Insurrection and Regime Change in Guatemala Maintaining Stability in Costa Rica and Honduras Power, Democracy, and U.S.

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Understanding Central America explains how domestic, global, political, and economic forces have shaped rebellion and regime change in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras throughout their histories, during the often-turbulent s and since.

Latin American political culture once had strong authoritarian components: deference to authority, preference for strong leaders, intolerance of regime critics, and antidemocratic norms.

Central American countries shared these cultural traits, which were reinforced by the protracted authoritarian : John A. Booth, Christine J.

Wade, Thomas W. Walker. From the mid-twentieth century onward, Honduras' problems and patterns more resembled that elsewhere in Central America. The Honduran economy in the late s lagged well behind those of the other four Central American Common Market (CACM) nations, which had industrialized more.

Much of its new investment went into agriculture. Rather isolated from the rest of Central America because of distance and rugged terrain, Costa Rica remained more racially and economically homogeneous than its neighbors. The roots of eventual Costa Rican democracy were planted in the nineteenth century, although true democratic rule would not materialize until the s.

Through this comprehensive textbook, students can explore Central America's political and economic development from the early s onward, providing a background for understanding rebellion and.

New to Latin American Studies, I was grateful for Understanding Central America ’s survey of the five Latin American isthmian countries. The book’s historical, political, and economic overview of Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica was a useful : Jeffery T.

Morris. " Understanding Central America remains the most comprehensive and indispensable textbook for courses on Central American politics. It offers a classic interpretation of the roots of civil wars and U.S. interventions in late twentieth-century Central America.

The fifth edition of Understanding Central America explains how domestic and global political and economic forces have shaped rebellion and regime change in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.

John A. Booth, Christine J. Wade, and Thomas W. Walker explore the origins and development of the region's political conflicts and its efforts to resolve them.

John A. Booth has 11 books on Goodreads with ratings. John A. Booth’s most popular book is Understanding Central America: Global Forces, Rebellion, a. This text offers an authoritative, comprehensive analysis of Central America’s political evolution including revolution, rebellion, regime changes, and democratic consolidation.

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Understanding Central America is an ideal text for all students of Latin American politics and is highly recommended for. Book, Print in English Understanding Central America John A. Booth, Thomas W. Walker. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 3rd ed. xv, pages: illustrations map ; 23 cm.

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