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Reinventing Democracy in Latin America

  • Archon Fung (a1)

From time to time, a region of the world captures the attention of social scientists because people there achieve some important human value to an extent greater than the rest of us have managed to do. In the 1970s, the Scandinavian and Northern European social democracies earned the world's envy for their remarkable accomplishments in equality, solidarity, and welfare. Accordingly, many social scientists sought to understand the political and economic keys to their success.

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Perspectives on Politics
  • ISSN: 1537-5927
  • EISSN: 1541-0986
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