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Author Levine, Daniel H.
Title Conflict and political change in Venezuela / by Daniel H. Levine.
Imprint [Princeton, N.J.] : Princeton University Press, [1973]

Author Levine, Daniel H.
Series Princeton Legacy Library
Princeton legacy library.
Subject Students -- Political activity -- Venezuela.
Education -- Venezuela.
Political parties -- Venezuela.
Venezuela -- Politics and government -- 1958-1974.
Venezuela -- Social conditions -- 1958-1999.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 285 pages) : illustrations
Note Earlier version presented as the author's thesis, Yale.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-277).
Note Print version record.
Summary Venezuela has had a long and bloody history of military dictatorships. Yet, since 1958, it has developed one of the few effective, competitive democracies in Latin America. To explain this transformation Daniel H. Levine analyzes the development of modern mass-based political parties with pervasive organizations and commanding strong loyalties; the changing structure and content of social and political conflict; and the gradual emergence of common norms governing political behavior. This book does not pretend to be a general survey of Venezuelan politics. Rather, it is an attempt to understa.
ISBN 9781400870042
OCLC # 933516368
Additional Format Print version: Levine, Daniel H. Conflict and political change in Venezuela. [Princeton, N.J.] : Princeton University Press, [1973] (DLC) 75039790