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Evangelicals and Politics in Fujimori's Peru

Darío López Rodríguez

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Latin America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174762
eISBN:
9780199851737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174762.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter attempts to explain the entry of evangelicals into formal politics in Peru during the era of former President Alberto Fujimori. It analyses the evangelical presence in formal politics ... More


Democrat or authoritarian? Democracy in Bolivarian Venezuela in comparative perspective   

Barry Cannon

in Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution: Populism and Democracy in a Globalised Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077715
eISBN:
9781781701959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077715.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Hugo Chávez has been repeatedly accused of authoritarianism, principally by opposition leaders but also by many foreign supporters of the opposition and even amongst some on the left. This chapter ... More


Introduction

Ronald Bruce St John

in Toledo's Peru: Vision and Reality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035215
eISBN:
9780813038902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035215.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In important ways, the United States government's approach to the administration of Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori (1990–2000) epitomized the shortcomings of U.S. policy. This chapter presents a ... More


From Crisis to Collapse of the Party Systems and Dilemmas of Democratic Representation: Peru and Venezuela

Martín Tanaka

in The Crisis of Democratic Representation in the Andes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752787
eISBN:
9780804767910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752787.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the role of the party systems collapse on the crisis of democratic representation in Peru and Venezuela. It explains that Alberto Fujimori and Hugo Chávez dismantled the ... More


Between Maoists and Millionaires, 1975–1996

Mark Rice

in Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643533
eISBN:
9781469643557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Burdened with debt, the national state withdrew its investment in tourism development in Cusco in the late 1970s. More ominously, the growth of the Maoist Shining Path rebellion and its attacks on ... More


Toledo's Peru: Vision and Reality

Ronald Bruce St John

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035215
eISBN:
9780813038902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Alejandro Toledo was elected president of Peru in 2001, ending the corrupt rule of Alberto Fujimori. Limited to a single term, Toledo capitalized on his indigenous roots and his identification with ... More


Enabling Emotional Responsibility II: Criminal Trials in Democratic Transitions

Mihaela Mihai

in Negative Emotions and Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176507
eISBN:
9780231541183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176507.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter IV examines transitional criminal prosecutions’ potential to contribute to emotional socialisation and, indirectly, to democratisation. Theoretical insights about the relationship between ... More


Ayacucho 1982: Civil Society Theory and Neoliberalism

Jon Beasley-Murray

in Posthegemony: Political Theory and Latin America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647149
eISBN:
9781452945941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647149.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines civil society theory and the practices it fosters within the context of neoliberalism. It begins with an overview of the various definitions of civil society and the reasons for ... More


Introduction: Taboo

in The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In 1957, José Matos Mar carried out the first systematic study of Lima's barriadas in an attempt to shed light on what was then the fastest growing but most poorly understood form of urbanization in ... More


The consequences and impact of populism: institutionalisation and democractisation in Chávez's Venezuela  

Barry Cannon

in Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution: Populism and Democracy in a Globalised Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077715
eISBN:
9781781701959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077715.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the political consequences and impact of populism. Examining the literature, two principal consequences of populism emerge: increased popular participation and diminished ... More


First Diary

in The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In this diary, the author reflects on the developments in Lima under the administration of Mayor Alberto Andrade. Waves of assaults, robberies, kidnappings, and rapes are once again sweeping through ... More


The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Daniella Gandolfo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In 1996, against the backdrop of Alberto Fujimori's increasingly corrupt national politics, an older woman in Lima, Peru—part of a group of women street sweepers protesting the privatization of the ... More


Second Diary

in The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In this diary, the author reflects on Georges Bataille's ideas on animality from his Theory of Religion and how they are applicable to Lima. The negation of our animality, says Bataille, is at times ... More


Subnational Contention in Neoliberal Peru

Kent Eaton

in Territory and Ideology in Latin America: Policy Conflicts between National and Subnational Governments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198800576
eISBN:
9780191840050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800576.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that, while ideological conflicts over the market in Peru have taken on a sharply territorial logic since the country’s neoliberal turn in 1990, subnational resistance to ... More


Party-System Collapse: The Roots of Crisis in Peru and Venezuela

Jason Seawright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782364
eISBN:
9780804783927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782364.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Most party systems are relatively stable over time. Yet in the 1980s and 1990s, established party systems in Peru and Venezuela broke down, leading to the elections of outsider Alberto Fujimori and ... More


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