This article offers a brief overview of the recent history of democratisation in Latin America. Looking back at the highlights of this process, the essay focuses on the ways in which democratic regimes, over the last forty years, have defined the relationship between the State and civil society. The latter seems to be a very useful resource that is all too often crushed. With particular regard to the rise of populist movements, cases from Latin America can offer interesting insights for European Countries.

A New Challenge for Latin America: Bringing Civil Society Back In

Francesco Davide Ragno
2021

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This article offers a brief overview of the recent history of democratisation in Latin America. Looking back at the highlights of this process, the essay focuses on the ways in which democratic regimes, over the last forty years, have defined the relationship between the State and civil society. The latter seems to be a very useful resource that is all too often crushed. With particular regard to the rise of populist movements, cases from Latin America can offer interesting insights for European Countries.
2021
Why Latin America Metters. A Collection of Essays
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