Argentine democracy : the politics of institutional weakness

Argentine democracy : the politics of institutional weakness / edited by Steven Levitsky and María Victoria Murillo.
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2005.
xii, 325 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
1. Building castles in the sand? : the politics of institutional weakness in Argentina / Steven Levitsky and Maria Victoria Murillo
2. The institutional foundations of public policy : a transaction cost approach and its application to Argentina / Pablo T. Spiller and Mariano Tommasi
3. Old actors in new markets : transforming the populist/industrial coalition in Argentina, 1989-2001 / Sebastian Etchemendy
4. Menem and the governors : intergovernmental relations in the 1990s / Kent Eaton
5. Provincial party bosses : keystone of the Argentine congress / Mark P. Jones and Wonjae Hwang
6. Enduring uncertainty : court-executive relations in Argentina during the 1990s and beyond / Gretchen Helmke
7. Citizens versus political class : the crisis of partisan representation / Juan Carlos Torre
8. Crisis and renovation : institutional weakness and the transformation of Argentine Peronism, 1983-2003 / Steven Levitsky
9. The new iron law of Argentine politics? : partisanship, clientelism, and governability in contemporary Argentina / Ernesto Calvo and Maria Victoria Murillo
10. Demanding accountable government citizens, politicians, and the perils of representative democracy in Argentina / Enrique Peruzzotti
11. Protest and politics in contemporary Argentina / Javier Auyero
Conclusion : theorizing about weak institutions : lessons from the Argentine case / Steven Levitsky and Maria Victoria Murillo.
"The book project began with the conference 'Rethinking Dual Transitions: Argentine Politics in the 1990s in Comparative Perspective,' which was held at Harvard University's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs in March 2003."--Ackowledgments.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-314) and index.
0271027150 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271027169 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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