This comparative study of Latin American conservative politics over the past twenty years analyzes right-of-center actors, electoral movements, parties, and economic policy dynamics.
Juan Pablo Luna is an associate professor and director of graduate studies at the Instituto de Ciencia Politica, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. Cristobal Rovira Kaltwasser is an associate professor at the School of Political Science, Diego Portales University (Chile).
Clearly, any understanding of contemporary Latin American politics
requires a re-examination of the traditional left-right divide-and
this book fills a gaping hole. -- Timothy J. Powers * Americas
A valuable, wide-ranging survey of the region's understudied right-wing parties, personalities, and programs. -- Richard Feinberg * Foreign Affairs *
The Resilience of the Latin American Right fills a void in the literature on Latin American politics by presenting a systematic analysis of conservative rule and influence outside of government. * Choice *