Prof Scott Mainwaring presented his new book co-authored with Dr Aníbal Pérez-Liñán on Democracies and Dictatorships in Latin America

On 31st January 2014, Prof Scott Mainwaring (University of Notre Dame) visited the LAC and presented his new book in co-authorship with Dr Aníbal Pérez-Liñán of the University of Pittsburgh. The monograph, entitled Democracies and Dictatorships in Latin America: Emergence, Survival, and Fall, presents a comprehensive theory of regime change in Latin America over the course of the 20th century. The book is being released by Cambridge University Press in March 2014.