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Discussion of results and implications for research, policy, and practice

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Unlike more established Western democracies, most countries in Latin America returned to democratic rule only three or four decades ago or even more recently, and their political, social, and economic stability is often still called into question.

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Schulz, W., Ainley, J., Cox, C., Friedman, T. (2018). Discussion of results and implications for research, policy, and practice. In: Young People's Views of Government, Peaceful Coexistence, and Diversity in Five Latin American Countries. Springer, Cham.

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