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Series on Latin American Studies 23

The Revolution in Venezuela

Social and Political Change under Chávez

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: The Revolution in Venezuela [Jonathan Eastwood]
  • I. State/Society Relations
    • 1. State Reflections: The 2002 Coup against Hugo Chávez [Fernando Coronil]
    • 2. Why Polarize? Advantages and Disadvantages of a Rational-Choice Analysis of Government-Opposition Relations under Hugo Chávez [Javier Corrales]
    • 3. Venezuela’s Experiment in Participatory Democracy [Gregory Wilpert]
    • 4. Venezuela’s Presidential Elections of 2006: Toward 21st Century Socialism? [Margarita López-Maya and Luis E. Lander]
  • II. The Bolivarian Project
    • 5. Advancing Women’s Rights from Inside and Outside the Bolivarian Revolutions, 1998–2010 [Cathy A. Rakowski and Gioconda Espina]
    • 6. Venezuela in the Chávez Years: Its Economy and Influence on the Region [Mark Weisbrot]
    • 7. History Is Not Over: the Bolivarian Revolution, “Bario Adentro,” and Health Care in Venezuela [Carles Muntaner, Haejoo Chung, Qamar Mahmood, and Francisco Armada]
    • 8. The New Balancing Act: International Relations Theory and Venezuela’s Foreign Policy [Mark Eric Williams]
  • Conclusion: The Conceptual Revolution in Venezuela [Thomas Ponniah]
  • Bibliography
  • Editors and Contributors

Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2012
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