Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3180: Latin American Parties, Politics and Elections

This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

-     Baker, Andy, and Kenneth Greene. 2011. "The Latin American Left’s Mandate: Free-Market Policies and Issue Voting in New Democracies." World Politics 63(1): 43-77.

-          Booth, John A. and Mitchell A. Seligson. 2009. The Legitimacy Puzzle in Latin America - Political Support and Democracy in Eight Nations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

-          Coppedge, Michael. 1998. "The Dynamic Diversity of Latin American Party Systems".  Party Politics 4(4): 547-568.

-          Hagopian, Frances, and Scott Mainwaring. 2005. Third Wave of Democratization in Latin America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

-          Klesner, Joseph L. 2001. "The End of Mexico’s One-Party Regime" Political Science & Politics 34(1): 107-114.

-          Remmer, Karen L. 1990. "Democracy and Economic Crisis: The Latin American Experience." World Politics 42(3):315-335.

-          Skidmore, Thomas E., and Peter E. Smith. 2000. Modern Latin America, pp.1-12; 42-67. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

-          Wiarda, Howard J. The Soul of Latin America: The Cultural and Political Tradition. New Haven: Yale University Press 2001.

-          Wright, Thomas. 2001. Latin America in the Era of the Cuban Revolution, pp. 39-72. Westport: Praeger.