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New Journal of Politics in Latin America 2/2020

The current issue of the GIGA Journal of Politics in Latin America contains analyses on topics such as the legalization of marijuana in Uruguay, access to law and justice in Brazil, and how politicians in Mexico misuse forms of direct democracy for their purposes.

Journal of Politics in Latin America Vol. 12, No. 2 (2020)

Research Articles

  • Octavio Amorim Neto, Andrés Malamud: Presidential Delegation to Foreign Ministries: A Study of Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico (1946–2015) Abstract | PDF

  • Rodrigo M. Nunes: Access to Justice and the Legal Complex: Building a Public Defenders’ Office in Brazil Abstract | PDF

  • Jonas von Hoffmann: “Someone has to be the First”: Tracing Uruguay’s Marijuana Legalisation Through Counterfactuals Abstract | PDF

  • Juve J. Cortés: Endogenous Direct Democracy: The Case of Mexico Abstract | PDF

Research Note

  • Rodrigo Castro Cornejo, Ulises Beltrán: List Experiments, Political Sophistication, and Vote Buying: Experimental Evidence from Mexico Abstract | PDF


  • Corrigendum to Digital Activism and Indignation Nets in Brazil: The Pressure Groups First Published May 29, 2020; pp. 235–235 Abstract | PDF

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The GIGA Journal Family is published by SAGE Publishing, maintaining the "platinum standard" of the open access model. Excellent contributions by researchers from all over the world are featured in the four journals. To ensure the journals' quality, all essays are evaluated in a double-blind peer-review process.

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