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The Politics of Antipolitics

The Military in Latin America, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded

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Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • General,
  • Politics and government,
  • Civil-military relations,
  • Armed Forces,
  • Latin America,
  • Political activity

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBrian Loveman (Editor), Thomas M. Davies (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages517
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7906009M
    ISBN 100803279280
    ISBN 109780803279285

    Utilizing the unifying theme of antipolitics (defined as the rejection of politics with its conflicts among personalist factions or political parties and in its place the establishment of long-term military rule), Professors Loveman and Davies set out to prepare an anthology of readings on military politics in a representative selection of Latin American countries, namely Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil, and by: allies American Antipolitics arms autonomy become better Budapest bureaucracy censorship Central Europe Central European communist conflict creative culture demand democracy democratic détente dictatorship Eastern Europe Eastern European economic empire existence fear feel force freedom friends German global human Hungarian Hungary ideas.

    This book traces a dialectic relationship between "politics" and "antipolitics," the first, as used here, being akin to philosophy as an activity of open inquiry, plural democracy, and truth-finding, and the latter in the realm of ideology, technocracy, and presupposed certainties.   [Read book] The Politics of Antipolitics: The Military in Latin America (Latin American Silhouettes).

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and expandedView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Civil-military relations -- Latin America.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Part I.

Military antipolitics and the Latin American tradition --The politics of antipolitics / Brian Loveman and Thomas M. Davies, Jr. --Instability, violence, and the age of the Caudillos / Brian Loveman and Thomas M.

Davies, Jr. --Part II.