Professor George Philip

 

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Professor of Comparative and Latin American Politics

Email: g.philip@lse.ac.uk| 
Office: CON3.02, Connaught House
Office Hours: Mondays 2.30pm-4.30pm
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7191
Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/PHILIP/|

 

Biography


George Philip did his BA at Oriel College, Oxford where he graduated in PPE in 1972. He then did his doctorate at Nuffield College where he studied from 1972-75. After a year as a research fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies in London, he joined the LSE in 1976. He has been here ever since, and is now Professor of Comparative and Latin American Politics.

Research Interests


Latin American Politics and Oil Politics, Mexican, Venezuelan and Peruvian Politics and Economy.

Teaching Responsibilities


  •  GV444 Democracy and Development in Latin America

Publications


Nationalism and the rise of Peru's General Velasco
Philip, George (2013) Nationalism and the rise of Peru's General Velasco. Bulletin of Latin American Research, 32 (3). pp. 279-293. ISSN 1470-9856

The political cost to any British government of giving way on the Falklands would be prohibitively high and there is no strong need to pay it
Philip, George (2012) The political cost to any British government of giving way on the Falklands would be prohibitively high and there is no strong need to pay it. British Politics and Policy at LSE (13 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Foreword: Mexico's struggle for public security: organized crime and state responses
Philip, George and Berruecos, Susana (2012) Foreword: Mexico's struggle for public security: organized crime and state responses. In: Philip, George and Berruecos, Susana, (eds.) Mexico's Struggle for Public Security: Organized Crime and State Responses. Studies of the Americas. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9781137034045

Introduction: Mexico's struggle for public security: organized crime and state responses
Philip, George (2012) Introduction: Mexico's struggle for public security: organized crime and state responses. In: Philip, George and Berruecos, Susana, (eds.) Mexico's Struggle for Public Security: Organized Crime and State Responses. Studies of the Americas. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9781137034045

Mexico's struggle for public security: organized crime and state responses
Philip, George and Berruecos, Susana, eds. (2012) Mexico's struggle for public security: organized crime and state responses. Studies of the Americas . Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9781137034045

The triumph of politics: the return of the left in Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador
Philip, George and Panizza, Francisco (2011) The triumph of politics: the return of the left in Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador. Polity Press. ISBN 9780745647487

Oil and twenty-first century socialism in Latin America: Venezuela and Ecuador
Philip, George (2010) Oil and twenty-first century socialism in Latin America: Venezuela and Ecuador. In: LSE IDEAS Latin America International Affairs Programme, (corp. ed.) Powering Up: Latin America's Energy Challenges. LSE IDEAS Strategic Update(SU005). London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK, pp. 5-10.

Powering up: Latin America's energy challenges
Harmer, Tanya, Burton, Guy , Philip, George, Freije, Tom, Landau, Georges D., Kaup, Brent Z., Nickson, Andrew and Navarrete Lopez, George Eduardo (2010) Powering up: Latin America's energy challenges. IDEAS reports - strategic updates, Kitchen, Nicholas (ed.) SU005. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Powering up: Latin America's energy challenges: oil and twenty-first century socialism in Latin America: Venezuela and Ecuador
Philip, George (2010) Powering up: Latin America's energy challenges: oil and twenty-first century socialism in Latin America: Venezuela and Ecuador. IDEAS reports - strategic updates, Kitchen, Nicholas (ed.) SU005. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Second generation reform in Latin America: reforming the public sector in Uruguay and Mexico
Panizza, Francisco and Philip, George (2005) Second generation reform in Latin America: reforming the public sector in Uruguay and Mexico. Journal of Latin American Studies, 37 (4). pp. 667-691. ISSN 0022-216X

Latin America
Philip, George (2005) Latin America. In: Burnell, Peter, (ed.) Democratization Through the Looking Glass: Comparative Perspectives on Democratization. Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK, pp. 201-215. ISBN 9780719062438

Democracy and development in Latin America
Philip, George (2005) Democracy and development in Latin America. Latin American Research Review, 40 (2). pp. 207-220. ISSN 0023-8791

Democracy in Latin America: surviving conflict and crisis?
Philip, George (2003) Democracy in Latin America: surviving conflict and crisis? Polity Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780745627601

The presidency, the parties and democratization in Mexico
Philip, George (2002) The presidency, the parties and democratization in Mexico. Democratization, 9 (3). pp. 131-148. ISSN 1351-0347

Democracy in Latin America
Philip, George (2001) Democracy in Latin America. In: Haynes, Jeff, (ed.) Towards Sustainable Democracy in the Third World. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 163-186. ISBN 9780333802502

Military governments: continuity and change in twentieth century South America
Philip, George (2001) Military governments: continuity and change in twentieth century South America. In: Silva, Patricio, (ed.) The Soldier and the State in South America: Essays in Civil-Military Relations. Latin American studies series. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 71-86. ISBN 9780333930939

Populist possibilities and political constraints in Mexico
Philip, George (2000) Populist possibilities and political constraints in Mexico. Bulletin of Latin American Research, 19 (2). pp. 207-221. ISSN 0261-3050

When oil prices were low: Petroleos de Venezuela and economic policymaking in Venezuela since 1989
Philip, George (1999) When oil prices were low: Petroleos de Venezuela and economic policymaking in Venezuela since 1989. Bulletin of Latin American Research, 18 (3). pp. 361-376. ISSN 0261-3050

The dilemmas of good governance: a Latin American perspective
Philip, George (1999) The dilemmas of good governance: a Latin American perspective. Government and Opposition, 34 (2). pp. 226-242. ISSN 0017-257X

Democracy and state bias in Latin America: some lessons from Mexico, Peru and Venezuela
Philip, George (1999) Democracy and state bias in Latin America: some lessons from Mexico, Peru and Venezuela. Democratization, 6 (4). pp. 74-92. ISSN 1351-0347

Democratisation and social conflict in Mexico
Philip, George (1999) Democratisation and social conflict in Mexico. Research Institute for the Study of Conflict and Terrorism, London, UK.

Institutions and democratic consolidation in Latin America
Philip, George (1999) Institutions and democratic consolidation in Latin America. In: Buxton, Julia and Phillips, Nicola, (eds.) Developments in Latin American Political Economy. University of Manchester, Manchester, pp. 33-48. ISBN 9780719054594

The political constraints on economic policy in post-1982 Mexico: the case of Pemex
Philip, George (1999) The political constraints on economic policy in post-1982 Mexico: the case of Pemex. Bulletin of Latin American Research, 18 (1). pp. 35-50. ISSN 0261-3050

The new populism: presidentialism and market-oriented reform in Spanish South America
Philip, George (1998) The new populism: presidentialism and market-oriented reform in Spanish South America. Government and Opposition, 33 (1). pp. 81-97. ISSN 0017-257X

The lawless presidency: economic crisis and democratic accountability in Mexico, 1970-94
Philip, George (1998) The lawless presidency: economic crisis and democratic accountability in Mexico, 1970-94. Democratization, 5 (1). pp. 23-41. ISSN 1351-0347

Democracy in Mexico
Philip, George (1996) Democracy in Mexico. Democratization, 3 (1). pp. 46-64. ISSN 1351-0347

Democratic institutions in South America: comparative and historical perspectives
Philip, George (1996) Democratic institutions in South America: comparative and historical perspectives. Third World Quarterly, 17 (4). pp. 707-724. ISSN 0143-6597

The new economic liberalism and democracy in Spanish America
Philip, George (1994) The new economic liberalism and democracy in Spanish America. Government and Opposition, 29 (3). pp. 363-377. ISSN 0017-257X

Venezuelan democracy and the coup attempt of February 1992
Philip, George (1992) Venezuelan democracy and the coup attempt of February 1992. Government and Opposition, 27 (4). pp. 470-485. ISSN 0017-257X

The political economy of development
Philip, George (1990) The political economy of development. Political Studies, 38 (3). pp. 485-501. ISSN 0032-3217

Military authoritarianism in South America: Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and Argentina
Philip, George (1984) Military authoritarianism in South America: Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and Argentina. Political Studies, 32 (1). pp. 1-20. ISSN 0032-3217

The military institution revisited: some notes on corporatism and military rule in Latin America
Philip, George (1980) The military institution revisited: some notes on corporatism and military rule in Latin America. Journal of Latin American Studies, 12 (2). pp. 421-436. ISSN 0022-216X

Mexican oil and gas: the politics of a new resource
Philip, George (1980) Mexican oil and gas: the politics of a new resource. International Affairs, 53 (6). pp. 474-483. ISSN 0020-5850

The political economy of expropriation: three Peruvian cases
Philip, George (1977) The political economy of expropriation: three Peruvian cases. Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 6 (3). pp. 221-235. ISSN 0305-8298

The soldier as radical: the Peruvian military government 1968 - 1975
Philip, George (1976) The soldier as radical: the Peruvian military government 1968 - 1975. Journal of Latin American Studies, 8 (1). pp. 29-51. ISSN 0022-216X

The limitations of bargaining theory: a case study of the International Petroleum Company in Peru
Philip, George (1976) The limitations of bargaining theory: a case study of the International Petroleum Company in Peru. World Development, 4 (3). pp. 231-239. ISSN 0305-750X

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