America. Edited by Gretchen Helmke and Steven Levitsky. Baltimore:
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. 368p. $65.00 cloth, $25.00
It is not very often that an edited book has the potential to carve a
new niche in the field. This may be one of those rare volumes. The
collection of essays edited by Gretchen Helmke and Steven Levitsky lays
out a promising research agenda, not only for Latin Americanists but for
students of democratization in general.