Brazilian Political Science Review

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 1, 2016

'Break-In Parties' and Changing Patterns of Democracy in Latin America *
Arend Lijphart's (1999, 2012) patterns of democracy can be regarded as the most influential and most widely accepted tool to classify democratic regimes. It is based on one central dimension, the degree of power dispersion or concentration, and on two...
Elite Framing of Inequality in the Press: Brazil and Uruguay Compared *
[...] The intellectual pressure that people make through newspaper articles [...] is valid because one starts redirecting state action. Quite often they [state bureaucrats] are [just] sitting there in their glory, and they think that they are trying...
Emerging Powers and the Notion of International Responsibility: Moral Duty or Shifting Goalpost? *
The rise of new powers and attendant shifts in the global balance of power have led to calls for UN Security Council reform. Established powers have often responded by linking increased influence in the international system with the assumption of more...
Japanese International Relations: An Assessment of the 1971-2011 Period *
Japan, overtime, consolidated herself as one of the world's economic powers. Long and perilous was the road to such outcome and the price paid was too high for comfort. Japanese economic growth, from 1868-2011, roughly 150-odd years, was astonishing....
Modernization without Change: Decision-Making Process in the Mercosur Parliament *
Mercosur has, in the ten years since its creation, been progressively diagnosed as stagnant and in the middle of an institution crisis (e.g., ALMEIDA, 20131; MALAMUD, 2005, 2013). Issues have recently gained momentum with the declaration of Brazilian...
The Stratification of Diversity: Measuring the Hierarchy of Brazilian Political Science *
Vigorous production about a discipline, particularly by its own initiative, is a sign of maturity. Recent literature on Brazilian political science shows the considerable degree of complexity and relative intellectual wealth achieved. Over the past 15...
U.S. International Agricultural Trade Policy: Interests, Institutions and Information in the Corn Supply Chain *
On January 11, 1980, President Jimmy Carter signaled the need for the U.S. to seek alternative energy sources coordinated with the agricultural sector for national security purposes. According to him: "We will create new markets for our farmers. We will...
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