Today's underlying political currents in Latin America are less about ideology and more about a public desire to find leaders who can effectively address everyday problems, and who do so honestly. The formulas of the past—whether ‘socialism’ in the 1970s or ‘neoliberalism’ in the 1990s#x2014;have been widely questioned, and largely dismissed. With traditional ideas and structures breaking apart, new leaders are being called on to produce results.
Research Article| February 01 2003
Latin America's New Political Leaders: Walking on a Wire
Current History (2003) 102 (661): 51–57.
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Michael Shifter; Latin America's New Political Leaders: Walking on a Wire. Current History 1 February 2003; 102 (661): 51–57. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2003.102.661.51
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