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Protest state, the rise of everyday contention in Latin America, Mason W. Moseley

Protest state, the rise of everyday contention in Latin America, Mason W. Moseley
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Protest state
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Mason W. Moseley
Sub title
the rise of everyday contention in Latin America
In the midst of an unprecedented era of democratic governments and economic prosperity, why are a record number of Latin American citizens choosing to participate in protests? This text argues that increasingly engaged citizenries, forged by economic progress and technological advances throughout the region, combined with dysfunctional political institutions have fueled more contentious modes of participation in Latin America, as citizens' demands for government responsiveness have overwhelmed many regimes' institutional capacity to provide it
Table Of Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: The Rise of the Protest State: Theory and Hypotheses -- Chapter 3: Contentious Engagement: Evidence from Latin American Democracies -- Chapter 4: Protest from the Top Down: How Elites Marshal Contention in the Protest State -- Chapter 5: Tracing the Roots of the Protest State in Argentina -- Chapter 6: Narrowing the Focus: The Protest State at the Subnational Level in Argentina -- Chapter 7: Uneven Democracy and Contentious Politics: An Analysis of Protest across Argentine Provinces -- Chapter 8: Democracy in the Protest State: The Wave of the Future in Latin America? -- Appendix -- Notes -- References -- Index
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