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Title Military foundations of Panamanian politics / edited by Robert Harding II
Edition 1st
Published London : Routledge, 2019
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Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Preface; Chronology of Twentieth-Century Panamanian Politics; 1 Panamanian Military Politics in Comparative Perspective; 2 The Political Growth of the Panamanian Military and the Role of the United States; 3 Praetorianization of the Military; 4 The Militarization of Panamanian Politics, 1968-1976; 5 The Legitimization of the Regime: The Creation of the Partido Revolucionario Democrático, 1978-1981; 6 The PRD and Panamanian Politics under Noriega: To the Abyss and Back
7 A Decade of Change, Democratic Consolidation, and Uncertainty, 1990-19998 The Military Legacy, the Canal, and Democratic Panama; Appendix; Bibliography; Index
Summary This is a comprehensive examination of the evolution of the politicization of the Panamanian military and the legacy of this transformation in modern Panamanian politics. It addresses the fundamental role that the Panamanian military played in influencing and molding the modern-day Panamanian political system--structurally, legally, and constitutionally--and chronicles the corporate and political growth of the Panamanian military, filtering its analysis through civil-military theory, to achieve its two primary goals
Notes Previously issued in print: 2018
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Torrijos, Omar, 1929-1981.
Torrijos, Omar, 1929-1981.
Panama. Guardia Nacional -- Political activity -- History.
Partido Revolucionario Democrático (Panama)
Panama. Guardia Nacional.
Partido Revolucionario Democrático (Panama)
Civil-military relations -- Panama -- History
Civil-military relations.
International relations.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Political Advocacy.
Political participation.
Politics and government.
Panama -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Panama -- Relations -- United States
United States -- Relations -- Panama
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Harding, Robert C., editor.
ISBN 1351325736