Central America: Democracy, Development, and Change


Introduction by John M. Kirk and George W. Schuyler Part I: Democracy El Salvador: "Democratization" to Halt the Insurgency by Guillermo Manuel Ungo Democratization in El Salvador: Illusion or Reality? by Liisa L. North Democracy, Military Rule, and Agrarian Reform in Guatemala by Jim Handy Consolidating Democracy Under Fire by H.E. Sergio Lacayo Honduras: National Identity, Repression, and Popular Response by Judith A. Weiss Part II: Development Central America: Dependent-Welfare, Authoritarian, and Revolutionary Concepts of Development by James Petras and Morris H. Morley One Road to Democracy With Development: Jose Figueres and the Social Democratic Project After 1948 by Anthony Winson Resisting Conquest: Development and the Guatemalan Indian by W. George Lovell Developing Democratic Education in Central America Means Revolution: The Nicaraguan Case by W. Gordon West Militarization, U.S. Aid, and the Failure of Development in El Salvador by Charles Clements Part III: Change New Social Movements in Central America: Perspectives on Democratic Social Transformations by James Petras Liberation Theology as a Force for Change by Blase Bonpane The Sanctuary Movement in the United States by Mary Ann Lundy Four Themes and an Irony by Walter LaFeber The Reagan Administration and Its Attempts to Thwart Change Wayne S. Smith The U.S. War in Central America by Ed Asner Obstacles to the Peace Process in Central America by Sandor Halebsky and Susanne Jonas Appendix: Central America: Socio-Economic Statistics

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • George W. Schuyler
  • Guillermo Manuel Ungo
  • Liisa L. North
  • Jim Handy
  • H. E. Sergio Lacayo
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1988


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