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Military rule in Latin America function, consequences and perspectives. by P. C. Schmitter

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Military rule in Latin America --The analysis of military regimes --The political impact of military rule --The economic impact of military rule --Pt. 2. Military rule in Chile. The consolidation of the Pinochet regime --The policy impact of Chilean authoritarianism --The legacy of military rule. Responsibility: by Karen L. Remmer. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Remmer, Karen L. Military rule in Latin America. Boston: Unwin Hyman, (OCoLC) “Military regimes in Latin America,” Karen Remmer observes, “have modified electoral loyalties, restructured political cleavages, and contributed to the rise of new political forces” (p. 73). Thus, though the officers are back in their barracks and throughout Latin America military rule appears profoundly discredited, much remains to be Author: Frank D. McCann. Military rule, political regime in which the military as an organization holds a preponderance of term military rule as used here is synonymous with military regime and refers to a subtype of authoritarian regime.. For most of human history, attaching military to rule would have been redundant, because almost all political regimes in large-scale societies of the premodern .

Military Rule in Latin America Volume 3 of Sage research progress series on war, revolution, and peacekeeping, ISSN X Volume 3 of War Revolution and Peace: Author: University of Chicago. Center for Policy Study. Arms Control and Foreign Policy Seminar: Editor: Philippe C. Schmitter: Contributors: University of Chicago (Chicago), Chicago. The largest and most important country in Latin America, Brazil was the first to succumb to the military coups that struck that region in the s and the early s. In this authoritative study, Thomas E. Skidmore, one of America's leading experts on Latin America and, in particular, on Brazil, offers the first analysis of more than two decades of military rule, from the overthrow of . In this authoritative study, Thomas E. Skidmore, one of America's leading experts on Latin America and, in particular, on Brazil, offers the first analysis of more than two decades of military rule, from the overthrow of Jo o Goulart in , to the return of democratic civilian government in with the presidency of Jos by: With hindsight, it is now possible to dismiss most these claims as implausible. In many cases, they were understood as necessary for generating public and congressional support, but not taken seriously by the key decision makers. The United States did not face a significant military threat from Latin America at any time in the 20th century.

The Politics of Military Rule in Brazil, Thomas E. Skidmore. A thorough study of Brazilian politics from to , this book begins with Getulio Vargas' fifteen-year rule--the latter part of which was a virtual dictatorship--and traces the following years of economic difficulty and political turbulence, culminating in the explosive coup d'état that overthrew the . In this authoritative study, Thomas E. Skidmore, one of America's leading experts on Latin America and, in particular, on Brazil, offers the first analysis of more than two decades of military rule, from the overthrow of Joao Goulart in , to the return of democratic civilian government in with the presidency of Jose Sarney. A military dictatorship, also known as a military junta, is a dictatorship in which the military exerts complete or substantial control over political authority, and the dictator is often a high-ranked military officer.. The reverse situation is to have a civilian control of the military.. Occasionally military dictatorship is called khakistocracy. The term is a portmanteau word combining.   The same can’t be said of Latin America and the Caribbean, with their long history of military rule. Interestingly, the region’s 20th century military dictatorships often resulted from the.