New Journal of Politics in Latin America 1/2020

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.

Journal of Politics in Latin America Vol. 12, No. 1 (2020)

Research Articles

  • Jonathan Hiskey, Mary Fran T. Malone, Alejandro Diaz-Dominguez: Authoritarian Recall: Mexico’s Drug War and Subnational Patterns of Opposition to Democracy
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  • Michael J. Wolff: Insurgent Vigilantism and Drug War in Mexico
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  • Matthew L. Layton: Welfare Stereotypes and Conditional Cash Transfer Programmes: Evidence from Brazil’s Bolsa Família
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  • Andrés Santana, José Ramón Montero, José Rama: Reassessing Downs: Testing the Influence of Voters’ Characteristics in a Chilean Presidential Election
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Research Note

  • Diego Esparza, Antonio Ugues: The Impact of Law Enforcement Centralisation and Professionalisation on Public Opinion of the Mexican Police
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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".

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.

Cooperation |

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