|aVenezuelan politics in the Chavez era :|bclass, polarization, and conflict /|cedited by Steve Ellner and Daniel Hellinger.
|aBoulder :|bL. Rienner,|c2004.
|ax, 259 p. :|bill. ;|c23 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 227-241) and index.
|aIntroduction: the search for explanations / Steve Ellner -- Political overview : the breakdown of Puntofijismo and the rise of Chavismo / Daniel Hellinger -- Social polarization and the populist resurgence in Venezuela / Kenneth Roberts -- Hugo Chavez Frias : his movement and his presidency / Margarita Lopez Maya -- Democracy in uniform : Chavez and the Venezuelan armed forces / Deborah L. Norden -- Economic policy and the rise of Hugo Chavez / Julia Buxton -- Subversive oil / Bernard Mommer -- State reform before and after Chavez's election / Angel E. Alvarez -- Organized labor and the challenge of Chavismo / Steve Ellner -- Civil society : institutionalization, fragmentation, autonomy / Mari?a Pilar Garcia-Guadilla -- The Hugo Chavez phenomenon : what do "the people" think? / Patricia Ma?rquez -- Conclusion: the democratic and authoritarian directions of the Chavista movement / Steve Ellner and Daniel Hellinger.