Military Rule in Latin America by Karen Remmer

By Karen Remmer

The writer demanding situations winning interpretations of army rule. She questions the assumptions that army regimes could be safely understood when it comes to their origins and indicates how very important adaptations between them replicate the jobs of kingdom actors and associations. within the first a part of the ebook the writer offers a extensive evaluation of army rule in Latin the United States and within the moment, an in depth case research of Chile lower than Pinochet. She concludes through analyzing the consequences of her findings for figuring out transitions from authoritarianism and the consolidation of democracy.

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David Collier, 285---318. O'Donnell, l'Reflections, 7. Alfred Stepan, The Military in Politics: Changing Pa ttems in Brazil (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971 ); idem, State Power and the Strength of Civil Society in the Southern Cone of Latin America, in Bringing the State Back In, ed. Peter B. Evans, Dietrich Rueschemeyer, and Theda Skocpol (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985). Stepan, State Power," 290-316. , 325. , 320. See Andres Fontana, 11 De la crisis de Malvinas a Ia subordinaci6n condicionada: conflictos intramilitares y transici6n poHtica en Argentina, Working Paper No.

Of the remaining countries, 9 fit the criteria outlined earlier: Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Three of them (Argentina, Honduras, and Peru) have experienced redemocratization more than once, resulting in a total of 13 different cases. To assess the impact of authoritarian rule in each of these cases, data were collected on the competitive national elections that most immediately preceded the authoritarian seizure of power (time 1 or Tl election) as well as those elections associated with redemocratization (time 2 or T2 election).

To pose serious dilemmas with respect to the problem of measuring and comparing political change. These difficulties are compounded by the paucity of data for electoral results. In the case of Peru, where published data on the vote in congressional elections remain exiguous and often contradictory, it is necessary to rely on presidential election results to assess political change over time. For the 1945 and 1956 elec~ions, these d~ta are unfortunately rather inadequate. which has provided the Peruvian party system with its principal element of continuity over time, did not compete openly in presidential elections until 1962.

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