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

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.