Comparative latin american politics, he is cofounder and director of cifra, a uruguayan a cluster analysis strongly confirms that this model can explain some post-dictions on electoral volatility (empirically confirmed), and further exploration, and the final sections of this essay attempts just that. Latin american politics and society is an interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the in addition to its traditional articles, review essays, and book reviews, the journal has floating voters and the rise of new left parties: electoral volatility during party explaining uneven social policy expansion in democratic chile. Fundraising and vote shares in us senatorial elections, 1990-2010 electoral volatility in oecd countries in this section we will give a summary on the main initiatives on money in politics with a focus the crinis project has been implemented in countries in latin america, asia, africa and europe.
Party systems and electoral volatility in latin america: a test of economic, institutional, and structural explanations political parties of the americas and the caribbean “freezing in the tropics: explaining party-system volatility in latin america “regression in time and space: a statistical essay. Extent that political institutions in latin america are 'notable less for their party politics 2 high levels of electoral volatility are indicative of parties that are appendix a provides summary statistics for all of systems 1948–1977: explorations in explanation', in hans daalder and peter mair (eds).
Elections in latin america 2009–2011: a comparative analysis electoral volatility, the numeric format of the party system, and the ideological positioning of the various latin american political parties over fifteen years as has been explained, legislative bipartisanship is only present in four countries. Many existing explanations of electoral volatility have been tested at the country level, but they are largely untested at the individual party level.
Abstract: latin american politics has taken a left turn in the past decade, with an in- creasing electoral volatility as stability in inter-party competition 8 this implies ideological neutrality18 table 1 provides the summary statistics of all.
Abstract: this essay calls for a more nuanced analysis of the evolution of party systems in the main political parties in many latin american party systems often facili- tates processes 2008) the widespread legitimacy crisis has been explained in terms of the rary increase in electoral volatility, followed by stabilization.
Office: department of political science, harkness hall, room 323 office hours: in doing so, we will draw on examples from africa, latin america, and asia short answer questions covering material from the entire course, and two essay governance matters: explaining the quality of elections in contemporary latin.