Journal

New Journal of Politics in Latin America 1/2019

The new issue of the GIGA Journal of Politics in Latin America offers background analysis on a variety of topics, such as conspiracy theories around the "Chaco War," public opinion on labour laws in Latin America, federal distributive politics in the Argentine provinces, and digital activism in Brazil.

Journal of Politics of Latin America Vol. 11, No. 1 (2019)

Research Articles

  • Luis Roniger, Leonardo Senkman: Fuel for Conspiracy: Suspected Imperialist Plots and the Chaco War
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  • Sarah Berens, Achim Kemmerling: Labor Divides, Informality, and Regulation: The Public Opinion on Labor Law in Latin America
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  • Lucas González, María Belén Cáceres: Federal Distributive Politics and the Unequal Distribution of Violence: Argentine Provinces in Comparative Perspective
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  • Alejandro Avenburg: Public Costs versus Private Gain: Assessing the Effect of Different Types of Information about Corruption Incidents on Electoral Accountability
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Analytical Essay

  • Davi Barboza Cavalcanti, Elder Paes Barreto Bringel, Fábio Regueira Jardelino da Costa, Tassiana Moura de Oliveira, Vinicius Rodrigues Zuccolotto: Digital Activism and Indignation Nets in Brazil: The Pressure Groups
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Other News

Journal |

This issue of the GIGA Journal of Current Chinese Affairs covers topics such as the social and political role of Chinese associations in Africa, the ideological discourse of "positive energy" in China, and the redefinition of the concept of "citizen diplomacy".

Journal |

The new issue of the GIGA Journal of Politics in Latin America offers a variety of analyses of topics such as drug crime, law enforcement, or oppositional patterns against democracy in Mexico, as well as a reassessment of the 2017 presidential election in Chile.

In brief |

Many refugees and migrant workers in the Global South must thwart curfews in order to make a living. GIGA researchers Dr. Lea Müller-Funk, Prof. Dr. Eckart Woertz and Dr. Christiane Fröhlich analyse, how COVID-19 impacts (forced) migration in the Middle East and North Africa.