From Revolutionary Movements to Political Parties

Cases from Latin America and Africa

Editors: Deonandan, K., Close, D. (Eds.)

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This volume is a series of original articles analyzing eleven case studies (from Africa and the Americas) of revolutionary movements that have reconstituted themselves into formal political parties. The book's analyzes the factors influencing the success and failure of these former politico-military movements within their new democratic contexts.

About the authors

KALOWATIE DEONANDAN is Professor of Political Studies, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.

DAVID CLOSE is Professor of Political Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.

GARY PREVOST is Professor of Political Science, Saint John's University/College of St. Benedict, USA.

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'This volume will fill a large void in the academic literature and make a hugely important contribution to Latin American Studies, African Studies, and in the study of revolutions and democratization.' - Hector Perla, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Ohio University

'The contributors to this timely volume provide a valuable service by examining these groups in the 'post revolutionary' phase.' - Survival


Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction: Transitioning from Revolutionary Movements to Political Parties and Making the Revolution “Stick”

    Pages 1-16

    Close, David (et al.)

  • From Guerrillas to Government to Opposition and Back to Government: The Sandinistas since 1979

    Pages 17-42

    Close, David

  • Guatemala: From the Guerrilla Struggle to a Divided Left

    Pages 43-65

    Ibarra, Carlos Figueroa (et al.)

  • The Left’s Long Road to Power in Uruguay

    Pages 67-80

    Weinstein, Martin

  • The Colombian Contradiction: Lessons Drawn from Guerrilla Experiments in Demobilization and Electoralism

    Pages 81-106

    Wilson, Suzanne (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
From Revolutionary Movements to Political Parties
Book Subtitle
Cases from Latin America and Africa
Editors
  • K. Deonandan
  • D. Close
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-60977-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230609778
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-8010-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-53872-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 275
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