Societal Accountability in Latin America

Issue Date October 2000
Volume 11
Issue 4
Page Numbers 147-158
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Recent studies of democracy in Latin America overlook the role of civil society as an agent of accountability.

About the Authors

Catalina Smulovitz

Catalina Smulovitz teaches at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires and is a researcher at the Consejo Nacional de Investiga-ciones Científicas y Tecnológicas (CONICET). 

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Enrique Peruzzotti

Enrique Peruzzotti, professor of sociology and politics in the Department of Political Science and Government at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, is completing a book on populism and the rule of law. This article stems from a research project supported by the Ford Foundation and was presented at a conference sponsored by the Tinker Foundation.

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