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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As a consequence of its strong economic growth, China is increasing its international investments and its influence in other parts of the world. From the perspective of political ecology, the current issue of the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs examines the impact of Chinese investments in natural resources and hydropower on regions rich in resources, such as Africa and Asia.

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The latest special issue of the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs deals with the bureaucratisation of Islam in Southeast Asia. Examples from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, and more are analysed from a transdisciplinary perspective.

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How women mobilise women in presidential election campaigns and why the leftist Worker’s Party became successful in the conservative Northeast of Brazil – these and other questions are answered in the new issue of the Journal of Politics in Latin America.