How People View Democracy: Between Stability and Crisis in Latin America

Issue Date January 2001
Volume 12
Issue 1
Page Numbers 137-145
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Across Latin America, public support for democracy has been remarkably stable and consistently higher than satisfaction with the way that democracy works. Low institutional trust reflects even lower levels of interpersonal trust.

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Marta Lagos is the founding director of Latinobarómetro Corporation.

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