The Levitsky/Roberts work, nonetheless, will stand as the most comprehensive treatment to date of the re-emergence of the Latin American left, and of the variable performance in office of the 'first generation' of left and centre-left governments.(Philip Chrimes International Affairs)
A must read for those interested in understanding the return of Latin America to the Left and the variation inherent in it.(Choice)
Impressive and authoritative... this is a very fine volume.(Peadar Kirby European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies)
A wide range of ideological perspectives... Levitsky and Roberts open the volume with a solid essay.(Marc Becker Latin American Perspectives)
About the Author
Steven Levitsky is a professor of government at Harvard University. He is the coauthor of Competitive Authoritarianism: Hybrid Regimes after the Cold War, author of Transforming Labor-Based Parties in Latin America, and coeditor of Informal Institutions and Democracy, the last also published by Johns Hopkins. Kenneth M. Roberts is a professor of government at Cornell University, the author of Deepening Democracy?, and the coeditor of Beyond Neoliberalism in Latin America.