ISBN - The Struggle for Democracy 11th Edition Direct TextbookIn Honduras, arguably the most unequal country in Latin America, peasants are the victims of a glaring disparate land ownership structure. In , when then-President Manuel Zelaya attempted to pass legislation that promised comprehensive land reform, he was ousted from power by a coup led by businessman Roberto Micheletti. Since the coup, peasants have suffered from increased repression, with death squads threatening and assassinating hundreds of campesinos while palm oil and hydroelectric companies accumulate land by dispossession. Peasants then mobilized and began to occupy lands illegally, since the legal system had failed them. In the face of such mobilizations, the government had to establish agrarian reforms once again.
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Democracy was the most successful political idea of the 20th century. Why has it run into trouble, and what can be done to revive it? THE protesters who have overturned the politics of Ukraine have many aspirations for their country. But their fundamental demand is one that has motivated people over many decades to take a stand against corrupt, abusive and autocratic governments. They want a rules-based democracy.
The history of South Africa includes a difficult path and a constant struggle of racism and inequality, of which remnants can be seen in present-day society. A territorial struggle involving trade posts, diamonds, gold, and societal expansion among different groups vying for control of what would become the Union of South Africa in eventually led to the establishment of the Republic of South Africa. In , President F W de Klerk of the Nationalist Party lifted the State of Emergency and allowed exiles and opposition organisation to reenter the political scene. Nelson Mandela was active in reconciliation efforts as the first black African president of South Africa elected in and in promoting the new constitution that came into effect in The goals pursued by the Convention for a Democratic South Africa and incorporated into the constitution are the foundations of the liberal democracy present in South Africa today Mattes,
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