6 edition of Christian Democracy in Latin America found in the catalog.
July 28, 2003
by Stanford University Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Scott Mainwaring (Editor), Timothy Scully (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||424|
Furthermore, he concludes, in Latin America even "Liberation Theology" takes a back seat to Christian Democratic parties in the struggle against dictatorship. A skeptical Martin Conway sees Christian Democracy as a "center-right" force, drawn there by the cross-class nature of its politics and by Cold War anticommunism. Christian Democracy is a political movement that first emerged in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, influenced by Catholic social teaching starting with the papal encyclical Rerum Novarum by Pope Leo XIII, and by the Neo-Calvinist worldview as heralded by the Dutch Prime Minister, Abraham Kuyper.
“Sowing Ideas: Explaining the Origins of Christian Democratic Parties in Latin America.” In Mainwaring, Scott and Scully, Timothy, eds., Christian Democracy in Latin America: Electoral Competition and Regime Conflicts, pp. 78– Stanford, CA: Stanford University by: Christian Democracy in Latin America: Electoral Competition and Regime Conflicts. Stanford University Press. ISBN Monsma, Stephen V. (). Pluralism and Freedom: Faith-based Organizations in a Democractic Society. Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN
Originally penned in the mid-eighteenth century by Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America remains the most penetrating and astute picture of American life, politics, and morals ever written, as relevant today as when it first appeared in print nearly two hundred years ago. This edition, based on the revised and corrected text of the French . In Latin America, as in the Middle East, religious belief is a primary motivating factor for politically active citizens. Edward Lynch questions the frequent pitfall of Latin American scholarship--categorizing religious belief as a veil for another interest or as a purview just of churchmen, thereby ignoring its hold over lay people.
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Christian Democracy in Latin America provides the definitive stufy of the nature, rise, and decline of Christian Democracy in Latin America. The book enriches the broader theoretical literature on political parties by highlighting the distinctive strategic dilemmas parties face, and the distinctive objectives they pursue, in contexts of fragile Format: Paperback.
Christian Democracy swept across parts of Latin America, gaining influence in Venezuela in the s, Chile in the s, El Salvador and Guatemala in the s, and Costa Rica and Mexico in the s. This book offers an overview of Christian Democracy in the region— underscoring its remarkable diversity—and examines the Christian Democratic organizations of Chile and.
Full Description: "Christian Democracy swept across parts of Latin America, gaining influence in Venezuela in the s, Chile in the s, El Salvador and Guatemala in the s, and Costa Rica and Mexico in the s.
This book offers an overview of Christian Democracy in the region— underscoring its remarkable diversity—and examines the Christian Democratic.
The Christian Democrat Organization of America (ODCA, from Spanish: Organización Demócrata Cristiana de América) is an international organization made up of political parties that advocate the principles of Christian Democracy in their respective countries.
Each of the member parties is different, sometimes having differing views of Christian Democracy itself. Christian Democracy in Latin Americaprovides the definitive stufy of the nature, rise, and decline of Christian Democracy in Latin America.
The book enriches the broader theoretical literature on political parties by highlighting the distinctive strategic dilemmas parties face, and the distinctive objectives they pursue, in contexts of fragile. Christian Democracy swept across parts of Latin America, gaining influence in Venezuela in the s, Chile in the s, El Salvador and Guatemala in the s, and Costa Rica and Mexico in the s.
This book offers an overview of Christian Democracy in the region underscoring its Author: Scott Mainwaring. Drawing from a range of sources, Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Latin America provides case studies of five countries: Brazil, Peru, Mexico, Guatemala, and Nicaragua.
The contributors, mainly scholars based in Latin America, bring Cited by: The product is a superb book that will be of great interest to those concerned with democracy in Latin America, political parties, and Christian Democracy.
The volume has three sections, each of which contains four chapters. The first section studies several important aspects of Christian Democracy in the Latin American region.
In addition to Democracy in America, Mr. Heffner is the editor of the Mentor book A Documentary History of the United States.
Vartan Gregorian is the twelfth president of Carnegie Corporation of New York. Prior to his current position, Gregorian served for nine years () as president of Brown University and for eight years ( Pages: The Rise of Christian Democracy in Europe.
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Mainwaring, Scott, and Timothy R. Scully. The Diversity of Christian Democracy in Latin America. In Christian Democracy in Latin America: Electoral Competition and Regime Conflicts, ed.
Scott Mainwaring and Timothy R. Scully. Offering an overview of Christian Democracy in Latin America, this book examines the Christian Democratic organizations of Chilie and Mexico, which are still major parties today.
Corruption scandals have swept Latin America, dampening citizen faith in democracy. Brazil’s so-called Car Wash scandal implicated scores of politicians and more than one former : Whitney Eulich.
Scott Mainwaring is Chair and Professor of Government at the University of Notre Dame. He is author or co-editor of Building Democratic Institutions: Party Systems in Latin America (Stanford University Press, ), Issues in Democratic Consolidation: The New South American Democracies in Comparative Perspective (University of Notre Dame Press, ), The 5/5(1).
Christian democracy continues to be influential in Europe and Latin America, though in a number of countries its Christian ethos has been challenged by secularization. In practice, Christian democracy is often considered conservative on cultural, social, and moral issues (and is thus a supporter of social conservatism), while advocating a.
Christian democracy for America. New York, Cincinnati, Methodist Book concern [©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: David D Forsyth; Ralph Welles Keeler. In Latin America, evangelical Protestantism poses an increasing challenge to Catholicism's long-established religious hegemony.
At the same time, the region is among the most generally democratic outside the West, despite often being labeled as 'underdeveloped.' Scholars disagree whether Latin American Protestantism, as a fast-growing and predominantly lower-class. Christian Democracy in Latin America: Electoral Competition and Regime Conflicts Christian Democracy in Latin America: Electoral Competition and Regime Conflicts.
Edited by Mainwaring, When democracy reemerged in much of Latin America in the s, political parties lacked the prestige of earlier years, and their members displayed little of Author: Steve Ellner.
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In Alexis de Tocqueville, a young Frnech aristocrat and civil servant, made a nine-month journey through eastern America. The result was Democracy in America, a monumental study of the strengths and weakensses of the nation's evolving politics.
Tocqueville looked to the flourishing democratic system in American as a possible model for post-revolutionary France, Pages: Latin America.
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Organized thematically, with a unique historical perspective, the book provides a widespread view of political transformation throughout the entire region. In clear and jargon-free prose, the book/5. Christian Democracy parties are influential across Europe and Latin America. Inspired by Catholic social teaching, the Christian Democracy parties are right of center on social and cultural issues Author: Fr Dwight Longenecker.
Rooted in Catholic social teaching of the nineteenth century, Christian Democracy parties have been successful in Europe and Latin America in blending the strengths of the liberal, socialistic and Author: Gene Veith.