presidential impeachment and the new political instability in latin america cambridge studies in comparative politics

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Presidential Impeachment And The New Political Instability In Latin America

Author : Aníbal Pérez-Liñán
ISBN : 0521869420
Genre : Political Science
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For two decades, students of presidentialism have argued that extreme executive-legislative conflict ignites military interventions. However, in recent years many Latin American presidents have been removed from office without democratic breakdowns. This book addresses the emerging paradox of unstable governments in the midst of stable democracies.

Democracies And Dictatorships In Latin America

Author : Scott Mainwaring
ISBN : 9781107433632
Genre : Political Science
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This book presents a new theory for why political regimes emerge, and why they subsequently survive or break down. It then analyzes the emergence, survival and fall of democracies and dictatorships in Latin America since 1900. Scott Mainwaring and Aníbal Pérez-Liñán argue for a theoretical approach situated between long-term structural and cultural explanations and short-term explanations that look at the decisions of specific leaders. They focus on the political preferences of powerful actors - the degree to which they embrace democracy as an intrinsically desirable end and their policy radicalism - to explain regime outcomes. They also demonstrate that transnational forces and influences are crucial to understand regional waves of democratization. Based on extensive research into the political histories of all twenty Latin American countries, this book offers the first extended analysis of regime emergence, survival and failure for all of Latin America over a long period of time.

Die Politischen Systeme Lateinamerikas

Author : Jürgen Hartmann
ISBN : 9783658143534
Genre : Political Science
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Dieses Buch behandelt alle politischen Systeme Lateinamerikas und folgt der Idee, eine Balance zwischen länderübergreifender Perspektive und individualisierender Länderstudie herzustellen. Nach einem generalisierenden Überblick werden die dort angeschlagenen Themen in 20 Länderkapiteln wieder aufgegriffen. Die Länderkapitel schildern in chronologischer Darstellung zunächst die Vorgeschichte des aktuellen politischen Systems. Anschließend werden die politischen Institutionen, insbesondere das Regierungs- und das Parteiensystem vorgestellt und ferner die politischen Kursentscheidungen und Handlungsmöglichkeiten in der Wirtschaftspolitik und bei der Armutsbekämpfung skizziert.

Milit R Und Zivile Politik

Author : Aurel Croissant
ISBN : 9783486707106
Genre : Political Science
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In Europa und Nordamerika gilt es heute als selbstverständlich, dass das Militär der Kontrolle durch die zivile Politik unterliegt. In anderen Regionen der Welt ist das jedoch nicht unbedingt der Fall. Warum gelingt es manchen Staaten, die Kontrolle über die Streitkräfte zu institutionalisieren, und manchen nicht? Welche Rolle spielt das Militär in Diktaturen und welche in demokratischen Verfassungsstaaten? Welche Herausforderungen prägen das Verhältnis von Militär und Politik heute? Diesen Fragen geht der vorliegende Band nach. Im ersten Teil des Werks führen die Autoren in die grundlegenden Begriffe, Konzepte und Theorien der politikwissenschaftlichen Analyse zivil-militärischer Beziehungen ein. Die nachfolgenden Abschnitte untersuchen historische Entwicklungen, Stand und relevante Problemstellungen der zivil-militärischen Beziehungen in ausgewählten Demokratien, Diktaturen und Transformationssystemen in verschiedenen Weltregionen. Damit bietet der Band einen umfassenden Überblick über das Verhältnis zwischen Politik und Militär.

Presidents And Democracy In Latin America

Author : Manuel Alcántara
ISBN : 9781351622707
Genre : Political Science
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This new textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the presidents and presidential leadership in Latin America. Unlike other texts, Presidents and Democracy in Latin America integrates both political analysis and major theoretical perspectives with extensive country-specific material. Part One examines the developments in recent years in Latin American presidentialism and identifies different characteristics of society and politics which have influenced Latin American governments. The personalization of political life and of presidential government help to illustrate the character of Latin American politics, specifically on the type of political career of those who occupied the presidential office, the leadership style of these presidents and the type of government which they led. Part Two studies two presidents in each of six countries in the region which reflect the broad trends in the political and electoral life: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. Each case study first provides the biographical background of the president; it outlines the political career of the president both inside and outside of a party, including at the local level; the popularity of the president at the time of the presidential election is given, as well as the mode of selection of the candidates (selection by party leaders only, by party members or by a primary). The relation of the president with the government or ministers, especially if there is a coalition government, is detailed. This textbook will be essential reading for all students of Latin American Politics and is highly recommended for those studying executive politics, political leadership, and the state of democratic governance in Latin America.

Comparative Politics

Author : Daniele Caramani
ISBN : 9780198737421
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An outstanding group of internationally-renowned comparative political scientists provide a substantive introduction to comparative politics. Thematic in organisation, readers are guided through a comprehensive analysis of the core methods, theories, and concepts in comparative politics. An unrivalled amount of empirical material in the text and on the supporting website illustrates key similarities and differences of political systems inpractice. The wealth of empirical data also encourages students to go beyond the "what" of comparison to the "how". Combining cutting edge treatment of theories and truly global geographical coverage, this exciting textbook is essential reading for all comparative politics students.

Latin American Research Review

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ISBN : UTEXAS:059173022385989
Genre : Electronic journals
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Patterns Of Legislative Politics

Author : Scott Morgenstern
ISBN : 1139449702
Genre : Political Science
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Using the United States as a basis of comparison, this book makes extensive use of roll call data to explore patterns of legislative politics in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay. It distinguishes among parties, factions, coalitions and delegations based on the extent to which they are unified in their voting and/or willing to form policy coalitions with other legislative 'agents'. It discusses the voting unity and ballot systems that allow voters to identify an agent, and describes the degree to which those agents have been flexible with regards to the formation of policy coalitions. It also shows that the US parties have exhibited higher levels of unity but less flexibility in recent years, and thus contrast the prevailing pattern in Latin America. The book focuses its explanation for the patterns on the role of candidate nominations, other aspects of the electoral system and the legislators' ideological alignments.

Policymaking In Latin America

Author : Ernesto Stein
ISBN : 159782061X
Genre : History
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Political institutions, policymaking, and policy: an introduction / Pablo T. Spiller, Ernesto Stein, and Mariano Tommasi -- Who's who in the PMP: an overview of actors, incentives, and the roles they play / Carlos Scartascini -- Political institutions, policymaking processes, and policy outcomes in Argentina / Pablo T. Spiller and Mariano Tommasi -- On the road to good governance: recovering from economic and political shocks in Brazil / Lee J. Alston ... [et. al] -- Political institutions, policymaking processes, and policy outcomes in Chile / Cristóbal Aninat ... [et. al] -- Political institutions and policy outcomes in Colombia: the effects of the 1991 constitution / Mauricio Cárdenas, Roberto Junguito, Mónica Pachòn -- Veto players, fickle institutions, and low-quality policies: the policymaking process in Ecuador / Andrés Mejia Acosta ... [et. al] -- Policymaking in Mexico under one-party hegemony and divided government / Fabrice Lehoucq ... [et. al] -- Political institutions, policymaking processes, and policy outcomes in Paraguay / José Molinas ... [et. al] -- Political institutions and policymaking in Venezuela: the rise and collapse of political cooperation / Francisco Monaldi ... [et. al].

Vergleichen In Der Politikwissenschaft

Author : Sabine Kropp
ISBN : 9783322804419
Genre : Political Science
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Im vorliegenden Band werden quantitative und qualitative Perspektiven sowie aktuelle Forschungsfragen der vergleichenden Politikwissenschaft zusammengeführt und anhand verschiedener Anwendungsfälle diskutiert.

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