By Luis Fernando Angosto-Ferrández
Hugo Chávez gained re-election within the 2012 Venezuelan presidential election, regardless of a more in-depth margin among applicants than in past elections. the implications have been difficult if you happen to believed that Chávez’s govt had some time past reached its limits, whereas Chávez’s supporters have been struck through the expansion of the competition vote. therefore realizing the Venezuelan election of 2012 has proved to be hard, with numerous contemporary stories targeted upon it. Luis F. Angosto Ferrández’s publication advances rules now not formerly mentioned: the connection among electoral habit in Venezuela and modern Latin American geopolitics, and how that dating is projected throughout the applicants’ attract narratives that situate Venezuela on the middle of a heroic Latin American culture and of a brand new local technique of integration.
This edited quantity first contextualizes and explains the result of the final re-election of Hugo Chávez when it comes to its geopolitical conditionings and implications. individuals take on Latin American geopolitics via examining Venezuelan international coverage and the country's position in continental tasks of supra-national integration. individuals additionally research electoral method and strategies so one can convey how the 2 major applicants equipped their crusade on emotional grounds as a lot on rational ones. it will be hooked up to the research of recent narratives of nationwide id in modern Venezuela and the way they could have useful implications within the layout of guidelines addressing matters resembling indigenous rights, group media and nationwide security.
Compiling cutting-edge learn on Latin American and Venezuelan politics, this ebook will attract lecturers and pros who focus on Latin American stories, diplomacy, democracy, and indigenous peoples.
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Democracy, Revolution and Geopolitics in Latin America: Venezuela and the International Politics of Discontent (Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics) by Luis Fernando Angosto-Ferrández