Book Presentation "Democracy in Latin America: Between hope and despair"
Book Presentation by Ignacio Walker (Senator of the Republic of Chile)
In 2009, Ignacio Walker—scholar, politician, and one of Latin America’s leading public intellectuals—published La Democracia en America Latina. Now available in English, with a new prologue, and significantly revised and updated for an English-speaking audience, Democracy in Latin America: Between Hope and Despair contributes to the necessary and urgent task of exploring both the possibilities and difficulties of establishing a stable democracy in Latin America.
Ignacio Walker is a Chilean senior scholar of political science and a practicing politician. He is currently serving as a senator of the Republic of Chile and as president of the Christian Democratic Party.
Author Ignacio Walker (Senator of the Republic of Chile)
Enrique Krazue (Historian & PLAS Visiting Fellow), &
Paul Sigmund (Professor of Politics, Emeritus)
Location: 219 Burr Hall
Date/Time: 09/24/13 at 4:30 pm - 09/24/13 at 6:00 pm
Category: PLAS Book Presentation
Department: Program in Latin American Studies