This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
Since the first edition of this book was published ten years ago, democratic government has become more firmly established, if no less contentious, and the fragile economy, though still the definitive element in Dominican life, has benefitted from changes in global trade patterns and corporate investment. Yet the Dominican Republic remains a country mired in poverty and social tension. The authors explore the changes in governance in the Dominican Republic since the beginning of the 1980s: the economic transitions that have made the country an attractive site for foreign business and tourism yet have contributed to social unrest and emigration; the social and political conflicts created by debt, austerity and economic reform, and the Dominican Republic's relations with its neighbours and major trading partners.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Howard J. Wiarda is Dean Rusk Professor of International Relations and head of the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia, and Senior Scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. He is la member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author or editor of numerous Westview books including An Introduction to Latin American Politics and Development (with Harvey Kline) and Civil Society: The American Model and Third World Development . He is also a contributing co-editor (with Harvey Kline) of Latin American Politics and Development , Sixth Edition (2007, Westview). Michael Kryzanek is professor and chair of political science at Bridgewater State College, Massachusetts.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Westview Press, 1982. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110865313334
Book Description Westview Press, 1982. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0865313334