Rethinking Latin Democracy

Elizabeth Rankin | August 29, 2014

Scott Mainwaring Kellogg Feature

A new book coauthored by Scott Mainwaring, Eugene and Helen Conley Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, and Aníbal Pérez-Liñán, an alumnus of the University, presents a striking new theory of democratization that has earned it two major prizes in comparative politics.

Democracies and Dictatorships in Latin America: Emergence, Survival, and Fall (Cambridge University Press, 2013) was named the co-winner of the American Political Science Association’s Comparative Democratization Section’s 2014 Best Book Award. The work also received the Donna Lee Van Cott Book Award for the year’s best book from the Latin American Studies Association’s Political Institutions Section.

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