Electoral Competition and Institutional Change in Mexico (Kellogg Institute Series on Democracy and Development) download epub
by Caroline C. Beer
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Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2003. From this perspective, political parties combine two functions - representation and government - within one agent.
Electoral competition and institutional change in Mexico. Univ of Notre Dame Pr, 2003. Assessing the consequences of electoral democracy: Subnational legislative change in Mexico. Democracy and gender equality. Studies in Comparative International Development 44 (3), 212, 2009. Judicial performance and the rule of law in the Mexican states. Latin American Politics and Society 48 (3), 33-61, 2006. Comparative Politics, 421-440, 2001. Electoral competition and fiscal decentralization in Mexico. Decentralization and democracy in Latin America, 180-200, 2004.
Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2003. Caroline Beer makes an important contribution to this approach to Mexican democratization by examining state-level electoral competition in the 1990s and its impact on institutional development, particularly of state legislatures, and on political recruitment, especially of gubernatorial candidates. She argues that democratization resulted from a complex interplay between opposition victories in subnational elections and important democratic advances in the national political arena (pp. 9–10). Export citation Request permission.
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Series: Kellogg Institute Series on Democracy and Development. Paperback: 368 pages.
The Kellogg Institute and Fulbright Chile have partnered to create the new Chilean Fulbright Chair in Democracy and Human Development. New Chilean Fulbright Strengthens Kellogg’s Ties to Region Kellogg Institute For International Studies. The Kellogg Institute for International Studies and Fulbright Chile have partnered to create the new Chilean Fulbright Chair in Democracy and Human Development.
These two countries had a strongly institutionalized legislature, and a series of constitutional restrictions and historically embedded practices, long before their authoritarian governments. These institutions and practices reemerged after democratization and contributed to put limits to the way presidents have exercised power (O’Donnell, 1994, . 4).
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Electoral Competition and Institutional Change in Mexico (2003). From Martyrdom to Power (2003). From the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies. Citizens in these countries face institutional obstacles to civil and political equality to a degree that might seem grotesque to a person living in a liberal democracy. Moreover, a number of these citizens (at times the majority) experience the effects of extreme social inequality, which undermines a basic premise of democracy: individual agency.
Series 2017:42 the varieties of democracy institute . Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) is a new approach to the conceptualization and measurement of democracy. It is co-hosted by the University of Gothenburg and University of Notre Dame. A shrinking economy has negative effects on democracy and a constantly shrinking economy might be a disaster for sustaining democracy. To control for the effect of electoral systems, social cleavages, and other conditions that may influence the number of parties gaining seats in congress, we incorporate the effective number of parties in the legislature (Laakso and Taagepera 1979).