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

Book |

New book on Comparative Area Studies co-edited by GIGA vice president Patrick Köllner

In brief |

The GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies and partners have created a European collaborative research partnership on violence, security, and peace.

Journal |

The journal deals with issues such as the urban poor and electoral politics in Jakarta, territorial disputes in Southeast Asia, political authority in Vietnam, and more.