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Author: John A. ...
Author: John A. Booth
is co-author of The Legitimacy Puzzle in Latin America (2009) and more.
Booth is Regents Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas.
e has published articles in a wide array of scholarly journals in the United States and Latin America, is an associate editor of International Studies Quarterly, and serves on the editorial board of Latin American Politics and Society.
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Dr. John ...
Dr. John Booth
Dr. John Booth - Regents Professor of Political Science, University of North Texas
An expert on Costa Rican democratization, Latin American politics, comparative political behavior and culture, democratization, and political violence/revolution, Dr. Booth
is also the Co-author of The Legitimacy Puzzle in Latin America: Political Support and Democracy in Eight Nations (including Costa Rica) and is the author of Costa Rica: Quest for Democracy.
will paint a clear picture of the Costa Rican political scene and how today's stable democracy is the fruit of Figueres' labors.
In an interview with COHA, ...
In an interview with COHA, Dr. John Booth, a regents professor at the University of North Texas, said that "I'd rather be arrested in Costa Rica than anywhere else in Central America because the general human rights climate is much better- there is less abuse by the Fuerza Publica.
Former Vice President Casas-Zamora believes that, despite the bad image the Costa Rican security forces may be experiencing, they are not perceived as a threat by the local population; "they are not regarded as a predatory police," he explained to COHA.
explained to COHA
that, "the country that has most threatened Costa Rica in the past is, in fact, Nicaragua, but the incidents [were] in 1948, 1953, and again during the Nicaraguan insurrection in 1978-1979 when Somoza was still in power.
2. Comparative Politics-Developing ...
2. Comparative Politics-Developing Countries: John Booth, University of North Texas
"He is also a major ...
"He is also a major shareholder in several large businesses, which seems to reassure the big business community that he is no socialist threat," said John Booth, a political scientist at the University of North Texas.