The “Normalization” of Argentine Politics

Issue Date April 2000
Volume 11
Issue 2
Page Numbers 56-69
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The most striking thing about Fernando de la Rua’s presidential victory in Argentina was the routine—even boring—character of the elections. This turn toward normalization is a major break with the past.

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Steven Levitsky is professor of government at Harvard University and co-chair of the Journal of Democracy Editorial Board.

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