Journal

New Journal of Politics in Latin America 1/2017

The journal focuses on issues such as democratic deterioration in Venezuela, the assassinations of politicians in Mexico and the change in the banking sector of Argentina, Mexico and Brazil.

Journal of Politics of Latin America Vol. 9, No. 1 (2017)

Research Articles

  • Sebastián Etchemendy, Ignacio Puente: Power and Crisis: Explaining Varieties of Commercial Banking Systems in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico
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  • Anibal Francisco Gauna: Revisiting the Issue of Democratic Deterioration in Venezuela, 1974–1998
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  • Laura Ross Blume: The Old Rules No Longer Apply: Explaining Narco-Assassinations of Mexican Politicians
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  • Lucas González: Electoral Competition and Social Spending in the Argentine Provinces
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Research Notes

  • Carlos M. Lisoni: Contributions to a Typology of Clientelistic Brokers
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Other News

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GIGA researchers will present their work on democracy at the 2018 annual meeting of the German Political Science Association (GPSA).

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The latest issue of the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs provides insights into Vietnam's strategic positioning in international trade and the relationship between money and violence in the Philippine war on drugs, and more.

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Political participation through elections and polls is the focus of the current Journal of Politics in Latin America. The election processes in Brazil and Mexico as well as the failure of the Colombian peace referendum are just a selection of the topics in this issue.