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Wiarda, Howard J. 1939-

Overview
Works: 207 works in 957 publications in 3 languages and 35,947 library holdings
Genres: History  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Publisher, Compiler
Classifications: F1410, 320.98
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Howard J Wiarda
Latin American politics and development by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

82 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For thirty years Latin American Politics and Development has kept instructors and students abreast of current affairs in Latin America. Now in its seventh edition, this definitive text has been updated throughout and features contributions from experts in the field, including three entirely new chapters on Bolivia, Ecuador, and Mexico. Other new material addresses the economic crisis in Argentina; Brazil's continued economic and political progress; Chile's successful -- if still tentative -- combination of democracy, economic growth, and social equity; the continued challenge to Colombia's political system posed by guerillas, drug traffickers, and paramilitaries; Venezuela's continued flight from liberal democracy under Hugo Chavez; and Mexico's ongoing 'civil war' as criminal organizations fight each other and the Mexican state to run drug trafficking and other criminal operations. In addition to detailed country-by-country chapters, Latin American Politics and Development provides a comprehensive regional overview. Five foundational chapters by the editors cover the context of Latin American politics, the pattern of historical development, interest groups and political parties, government machinery, the role of the state and public policy, and the struggle for democracy."--Publisher's description
Politics and social change in Latin America; the distinct tradition by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

36 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This revised edition offers a comprehensive survey of the politics of Latin America. It includes essays by Richard Morse, Octavio Paz, Glen Dealy, Peter Smith & other notable commentators
New directions in comparative politics( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dominican Republic, a Caribbean crucible by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of the series Nations of Contemporary Latin America. This profile of the history, geography, culture, politics, and economics of the Dominican Republic is presented as a model of Third World and Latin American countries that are struggling toward greater, more stable economic development
The soul of Latin America : the cultural and political tradition by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To understand Latin America's political culture, and to understand why it differs so greatly from that of the United States, one must look beyond the political history of the region, Howard J. Wiarda explains in this comprehensive book. A highly respected expert on Latin American politics, Wiarda explores a sweeping array of Iberian and Latin American social, economic, institutional, cultural, and religious factors from ancient times to the twentieth century. He illuminates the distinctive political attitudes and traditions of Latin America as well as the unique-and not widely understood-features of present-day Latin American models of democracy. While Ibero-American and Western liberal traditions draw from the same classical thinkers, they often emphasize different ideas and reach different conclusions, Wiarda contends. He traces the influences of Rome, Islam, medieval Christianity, the Reconquest, and Iberian feudalism, and the powerful but largely unacknowledged effects of the Counter-Reformation on Iberian and Latin American civilizations. The author concludes with a discussion of recent changes in political culture and an assessment of the strength of democracy's hold in the nations of Latin America.--From publisher description
Rift and revolution : the Central American imbroglio( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dominican Republic; nation in transition by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

14 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of policy : the United States and Latin America by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

10 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictatorship and development : the methods of control in Trujillo's Dominican Republic by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin America at the crossroads : debt, development, and the future by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The democratic revolution in Latin America : history, politics, and U.S. policy by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnocentrism in foreign policy : can we understand the Third World? by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The communist challenge in the Caribbean and Central America by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corporatism and comparative politics : the other great "ism" by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corporatism is the third great ideolgy of modern social and political organization and it is one of the main organizing concepts used in comparative political analysis. This study traces corporatism in history, analyzes its modern practice and shows the rise of corporatism in the US
Civil society : the American model and Third World development by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the possibility of opening up economies and societies of the Third World to democracy; specifically the role of civil society in contributing to democracy and the varieties of civil society and state-society relations in distinct Third World areas
Catholic roots and democratic flowers : political systems in Spain and Portugal by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

15 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spain and Portugal have recently adopted European-style democratic and political systems. Yet their pattern of historical development is distinctive and, in many respects, their political systems still reflect unique features. In this provocative text Wiard and Mott analyze the special features of Spanish history: the Catholic tradition, seven centuries of Moorish rule, the Christian Reconquest, and the special nature of Spanish feudalism and nationalism. Building on these foundations, the authors analyze Spanish and Portuguese modern history, the regimes of Franco and Salazar, and the recent
Divided America on the world stage : broken government and foreign policy by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How America's political divisions influence our foreign policy
A concise introduction to Latin American politics and development by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Concise Introduction to Latin American Politics and Development introduces students to the region and invites them to explore the thematic issues in more depth, and provides a framework for the survey course, which professors can tailor with supplemental materials to suit their course needs. Revised to reflect the most current developments in the region, this accessible text brings the Latin American story up-to-date."--Jacket
Policy passages : career choices for policy wonks by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military brass vs. civilian academics at the National War College : a clash of cultures by Howard J Wiarda( Book )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The National War College at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., is the apex of the American system of Professional Military Education (PME) Schools. Yet, despite its prestige, not all is right at the College. There is a festering conflict between the military brass who run the school and the civilian academics who teach there. The curriculum is outdated, the courses are old-fashioned, and the college has completely failed to prepare a new generation of military leaders for guerrilla terrorism, asymmetrical warfare of the kind we face in Iraq and Afghanistan, and democracy promotion and nation building. In this book, the author examines the conflict between the two cultures and the issues--tenure, academic freedom, research, teaching--that divide them
 
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The soul of Latin America : the cultural and political tradition
Alternative Names
Wiarda, Howard J.

Wiarda, Howard J. 1939-

Wiarda, Howard John 1939-

ウィーアルダ, H. J.

ウィーアルダ, ハワード・J

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Politics and social change in Latin America; the distinct traditionNew directions in comparative politicsThe soul of Latin America : the cultural and political traditionCorporatism and comparative politics : the other great "ism"Civil society : the American model and Third World developmentCatholic roots and democratic flowers : political systems in Spain and PortugalDivided America on the world stage : broken government and foreign policyA concise introduction to Latin American politics and development