Malaise in Representation in Latin American Countries
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Malaise in Representation in Latin American Countries : Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay

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This edited volume examines malaise with democracy within three middle-income Latin American countries - Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. In particular, the book focuses on the gap within public opinion on democratic system within the context of crisis of representation and breakdowns of democracy. Based on a study using comparative and systematic survey data, the contributors of this volume provide a solid analysis on the state of democracy in three Latin American countries, whose lessons are useful for all types of democracy, in the north and the south.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 343 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 22.86mm | 5,711g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2017
  • 20 Illustrations, color; 33 Illustrations, black and white; XIX, 343 p. 53 illus., 20 illus. in color.
  • 1137599871
  • 9781137599872
  • 2,515,671

Table of contents

Malaise in Representation: Attitudes, Beliefs, Behaviors, and Causalities .- Discontent, Collective Protest, and Social Movements in Chile .- Malaise and Democracy in Chile .- Elite-Mass Congruence in Chile .- Malaise in Representation in Chile: An Eighteen-Year-Old Debate .- Political Opportunity Structure, Social Movements, and Malaise in Representation in Uruguay, 1985-2014 .- Weak Malaise with Democracy in Uruguay .- Political congruence in Uruguay, 2014 .- Uruguay: A Counterexample of Malaise in Representation A Propitious Transformation of the Old Party Democracy .- Protest, Social Movements, and Malaise in Political Representation in Argentina .- Malaise in political representation: Citizen Attitudes and Sociocultural Tensions in Argentine Democracy .- Mass-Elite Congruence and Representation in Argentina .- Political representation and malaise in representation in present-day Argentina .- AFTERWORD: A GENERAL VIEW Malaise as a Symptom of Conflict: Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay in Comparative Perspective.
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About Alfredo Joignant

Alfredo Joignant is Professor of Political Science at Universidad Diego Portales, Chile, and Principal Researcher of the Center for Social Conflict and Cohesion Studies (COES).
Mauricio Morales is Professor of Political Science at Universidad Diego Portales, Chile, and Associate Researcher at the Centre for Social Conflict and Cohesion Studies (COES). Claudio Fuentes is Professor of Political Science at Universidad Diego Portales, Chile, and Associate Researcher at the Intercultural Center for Intercultural and Indigenous Studies (CIIR).
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