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Title Venezuela : Hugo Chávez and the decline of an "exceptional democracy" / edited by Steve Ellner and Miguel Tinker Salas.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    987.0642 VEN    Available
Description xvi, 220 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Latin American perspectives in the classroom
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-210) and index.
Contents The Venezuelan exceptionalism thesis : separating myth from reality / Steve Ellner and Miguel Tinker Salas -- Venezuelan social conflict in a global context / Edgardo Lander -- U.S. oil companies in Venezuela : the forging of an enduring alliance / Miguel Tinker Salas -- Chávez and the search for an alternative to neoliberalism / Dick Parker -- Trade union autonomy and the emergence of a new labor movement in Venezuela / Steve Ellner -- Ethnicity and revolution : the political economy of racism in Venezuela / Jesús María Herrera Salas -- Venezuela's Bolivarian revolution : who are the Chavistas? / Cristóbal Valencia Ramírez -- Social movements in a polarized setting : myths of Venezuelan civil society / María Pilar García-Guadilla -- When "no" means "yes to revolution" : electoral politics in Bolivarian Venezuela / Daniel Hellinger -- Confronting Hugo Chávez : U.S. "democracy promotion" in Latin America / Christopher I. Clement.
Subject Chávez Frías, Hugo -- Influence.
Democracy -- Venezuela.
Venezuela -- Politics and government -- 1974-1999.
Venezuela -- Politics and government -- 1999-
Added Author Ellner, Steve.
Tinker Salas, Miguel.
ISBN 9780742554559 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742554554 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780742554566 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0742554562 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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