Malaise in Representation in Latin American Countries

Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay

  • Alfredo Joignant
  • Mauricio Morales
  • Claudio Fuentes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Alfredo Joignant, Mauricio Morales, Claudio Fuentes
    Pages 1-43
  3. Chile, a Chronic Malaise with and Among Elites

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
    2. Carolina Segovia
      Pages 69-92
    3. Peter M. Siavelis
      Pages 93-118
  4. Uruguay, the Antonym of Malaise

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Daniel Chasquetti
      Pages 161-185
    3. Daniel Buquet, Lucía Selios
      Pages 187-210
  5. Argentina, the Malaise as Routine

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 339-343

About this book


This edited volume examines malaise with democracy within three middle-income Latin American countries - Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. In particular, the book focuses on the gap within public opinion on democratic system within the context of crisis of representation and breakdowns of democracy. Based on a study using comparative and systematic survey data, the contributors of this volume provide a solid analysis on the state of democracy in three Latin American countries, whose lessons are useful for all types of democracy, in the north and the south.  


1 2 3 4 5 area children Chile culture democracy development Latin America latin american culture Nation political science political theory politics social science sociology

Editors and affiliations

  • Alfredo Joignant
    • 1
  • Mauricio Morales
    • 2
  • Claudio Fuentes
    • 3
  1. 1.Universidad Diego PortalesSantiagoChile
  2. 2.Universidad Diego PortalesSantiagoChile
  3. 3.Universidad Diego PortalesSantiagoChile

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