Elisabeth Jean Wood
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (October 30, 2000)
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the hot alternative of authoritarian rule via democracy in either South Africa and El Salvador poses a puzzle: why did the strong, anti-democratic elites of those nations abandon loss of life squads, apartheid, and the opposite instruments of political repression and take an opportunity on democracy? Forging Democracy From under indicates how well known mobilization--in El Salvador a good guerilla military supported by way of peasant collaboration and in South Africa a strong alliance of work unions and terrible city dwellers--forced the elite to the bargaining desk, and why a sturdy cost and democratic executive have been the end result.