WorldCat Identities

Skelley, Esther M.

Works: 5 works in 21 publications in 1 language and 1,062 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Contributor, Author
Classifications: E902, 327.73009045
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Esther M Skelley
The crisis of American foreign policy : the effects of a divided America by Howard J Wiarda( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dilemmas of democracy in Latin America : crises and opportunity by Howard J Wiarda( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dilemmas of Democracy in Latin America explores two main themes: why democracy in Latin America is in such trouble, and why U.S. policy in the area so often goes astray. The book argues that Latin America was founded on such a different basis than the United States and has such a different history, political culture, and sociology that it cannot possibly imitate the U.S. model of democracy. U.S. policy in Latin America also goes astray not just because Americans neglect the area but because, fundamentally, we don't understand it, nor do we want to understand it
Comparative politics : approaches and issues by Howard J Wiarda( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning with an introduction to the field of comparative politics, this clear and complete text moves on to explore new, innovative directions in the field. Leading scholar Howard J. Wiarda explores its main approaches, including political development, political culture, dependency theory, corporatism, indigenous theories of change, state-society relations, rational choice, and the new institutionalism. The book then turns its attention to the hot issues in the field. The book concludes with a stimulating discussion of whether the great systems debates of the past (socialism vs. capitalism
Development on the periphery : democratic transitions in Southern and Eastern Europe by Howard J Wiarda( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In Development on the Periphery, noted textbook author Howard J. Wiarda tackles the important question of development in Southern and Eastern Europe. Comparing the two regions gives us insight into the similarities and differences that have united and separated them for thousands of years."--BOOK JACKET
The Globalization of Democracy and its Implications by Esther M Skelley( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.76 (from 0.10 for The Global ... to 0.82 for Dilemmas o ...)
Alternative Names
Skelley, Ester M.
English (21)