Historically, Nicaragua has been mired in poverty and political clash, but the rustic has turn into a version for the winning emergence of democracy in a constructing state. Learning Democracy tells the tale of the way Nicaragua overcame an authoritarian govt and American interventionism via undertaking an electoral revolution that solidified its democratic self-governance.

By interpreting national surveys carried out in the course of the 1990, 1996, and 2001 Nicaraguan presidential elections, Leslie E. Anderson and Lawrence C. Dodd offer perception into essentially the most unforeseen and interesting contemporary developments in 3rd global politics. they provide a balanced account of the vote casting styles and forward-thinking judgements that led Nicaraguans to first aid the reformist Sandinista revolutionaries in basic terms to interchange them with a conservative democratic regime many years later. Addressing matters principally unexamined in Latin American experiences, Learning Democracy is a distinct and probing examine how the country's mass citizens moved past innovative fight to set up a extra good democratic govt via knowing the very important function of voters in democratization processes.

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