New Journal of Politics in Latin America 2/2017

This issue deals with topics such as democracy and indigenous self-government in Bolivia, microlending programmes in Argentina, and the bilateral relations between Mexico and the USA.

Journal of Politics of Latin America Vol. 9, No. 2 (2017)

Research Articles

  • Covadonga Meseguer, Pascal Jaupart, Javier Aparicio: The Limits of Material Benefits: Remittances and Pro-Americanism in Mexico
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  • Ronald Ahnen: Leftist Politics and the Limits of Microcredit in Argentina
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  • Jae-Jae Spoon, Amalia Pulido Gómez: Unusual Bedfellows? PRI–PVEM Electoral Alliances in Mexican Legislative Elections
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  • Emilia Simison: Nation or District? Evaluating the Territorial Scope of Bills through Experimental Designs
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Research Notes

  • Jason Tockman: The Hegemony of Representation: Democracy and Indigenous Self-government in Bolivia
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Other News

Journal |

The current Journal of Politics in Latin America deals with disadvantaged groups, including women and indigenous peoples. One article examines the gender gap in Argentina's politics, while another focuses on consultations with indigenous groups on mining and the extraction of raw materials. These and other contributions can be found in the new issue.

Call for Papers |

The GIGA journal very much welcomes high-quality individual submissions for its current issues, as well as proposals for guest-edited editions for the volumes from 2020 onwards.

In brief |

Hamburg-based shipping company Hapag-Lloyd is commemorating its former executive and influential son of the city Albert Ballin. GIGA President Prof. Dr. Amrita Narlikar was invited to participate as a member of the Albert Ballin Award jury and with a keynote lecture on trade policy.