New Journal of Politics in Latin America 3/2017

This issue examines the role of paramilitary groups and the military in Latin America, the relaxation of term limits in Argentina, anti-government protests, and more.

Journal of Politics of Latin America Vol. 9, No. 3 (2017)

Research Articles

  • David Pion-Berlin, Miguel Carreras: Armed Forces, Police and Crime-fighting in Latin America
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  • Jacobo Grajales: Private Security and Paramilitarism in Colombia: Governing in the Midst of Violence
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  • Adrián Lucardi, Gabriela Almaraz: With a Little Help from the Opposition? Relaxing Term Limits in the Argentine Provinces, 1983–2017
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  • Ana Isabel López García: Legislative Coalition Size and Antigovernment Protests in Latin America
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Research Notes

  • Omar Sanchez-Sibony: Classifying Ecuador’s Regime under Correa: A Procedural Approach
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Other News

In brief |

Two research clusters in which the GIGA is a participant were able to secure funding in 2018 within the framework of the federal government’s Excellence Strategy. Both have now commenced their work.

Journal |

This issue of the GIGA Journal of Current Chinese Affairs analyses topics as diverse as the portrayal of good governance in history books, environmental contention, and political bloggers in Hong Kong, as well as many more.

Conference |

GIGA scholars will present their research findings at the International Studies Association’s annual convention in Toronto at the end of March.