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Peronism Without Peron Unions, Parties, and Democracy in Argentina by James McGuire

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Central government,
  • Political leaders & leadership,
  • Political parties,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Political History,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: World,
  • Argentina,
  • Latin America - South America,
  • Political Process - General,
  • History / South America

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9323446M
ISBN 100804736553
ISBN 109780804736558

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Peronism Without Peron: Unions, Parties, and Democracy in Argentina by James W. Mcguire (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Peron and Peronism, is unique, especially among English language books, insofar as it is not so much a biography of the remarkable Argentine president, but an explanation of Peronism in theory and practice. While the lives of Juan, and especially Eva, Peron are relatively easy to access, seldom is it that a biography of the Perons, or even a /5(4).   Consistent with his original idea that the trade unions were the principal factors of power within Peronism, with the ability to either encourage or obstruct institutionalization, the author devotes most of the book to discussing this idea without, above all in the first chapters, providing new ideas on the subject. TY - BOOK TI - Peronism Without Perón: Unions, Parties, and Democracy in Argentina AU - McGuire, James W. SP - CY - Stanford PB - Stanford University Press PY.

Peronism Without Per n Book Summary: Peronism, the Argentine political movement created by Juan Perón in the 's, has revolved since its inception around a personalistic leader, a set of powerful trade unions, and a weakly institutionalized political party. This book examines why Peronism continued to be weakly institutionalized as a party after Perón was overthrown in . Quotes from Peron and Peronism “Each community has its own idiosyncrasies and their own intrinsic values, which must be respected. No two communities are the same: there are different characteristics that are influenced by the geographical location, race, and finally, a number of circumstances that bear upon the formation of that community/5. Peronism is a movement founded by the late Juan Domingo Perón (), an Argentine military man who was elected president in , overthrown in and returned to power in , then died in office. The singularity of Perón is that, althou. Get this from a library! Peronism without Perón: unions, parties, and democracy in Argentina. [James W McGuire] -- Within an analysis of Peronism from to , the author pays special attention to the and periods, when some Peronist politicians and union leaders tried, but failed, to.

  Peronism Without Peron explores a series of failed attempts to convert the Peronist movement into an institutionalized political party. McGuire weaves a readable narrative of these events from periodical and archival sources and a comprehensive reading of Argentine analysts. His account puts forward two main contentions. About: Alain Rouquié, Le siècle de Perón. Essai sur les démocraties hégémoniques, Seuil. - Peronism, a political and social movement, has structured life in Argentina since the s, and has been emulated elsewhere in Latin American. But it eludes any precise definition. Neither a dictatorship, nor a democracy, this plebiscitary regime is based on the army and trade unions. Peronism without Perón portrays Argentina’s Peronist movement as a collective identity built around a personalistic leader, a set of powerful trade unions, and a weakly institutionalized political party. The book examines the origins of Peronism’s weak party institutionalization, explains why Peronism continued to be weakly institutionalized as a party after Perón was . Peronism Without Peron: Unions, Parties, and Democracy in Argentina. The book shows how PJ's fluid internal structure allowed it to adapt and transform itself from a union-dominated populist.