'This is a must read for those intent on understanding twenty-first century Latin American politics, even in those countries where the left currently has the upper hand.'
Steve Ellner, author of Rethinking Venezuelan Politics: Class, Conflict and the Chávez Phenomenon
'Since the demise of the genocidal military dictatorships, democratisation in 1980s and the pink tide, it's tempting to see the Latin American right as on the back foot. This excellent and timely collection acts as a useful corrective, providing a more balanced understanding.'
Peter North, University of Liverpool
'A must read for all interested in genuine democratisation.'
Ronaldo Munck, Head of Civic and Global Engagement, Dublin City University
'This is a key reference for understanding contemporary Latin American politics.'
Alfredo Saad-Filho, Department of Development Studies, SOAS, University of London
'Extremely useful for anyone interested in having a full picture of contemporary Latin American politics.'
Francisco Panizza, Reader in Latin American Politics, The London School of Economics