Brazilian Political Science Review

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 3, 2016

Brazilian Engagement in Africa
Brazilian Engagement in Africa * (Stolte, Christina. Brazil's Africa strategy: role conception and the drive for international status. New York: Palgrave Mcmillan, 2015)From presidential misconduct to the Rio Olympics and the Zika virus outbreak, Brazilian...
Contested Epidemics: Policy Response in Brazil and the U.S. and What the BRICS Can Learn
Contested Epidemics: Policy Response in Brazil and the U.S. and what the BRICS Can Learn * (Gómez, Eduardo J.. Contested Epidemics: Policy Response in Brazil and the U.S. and what the BRICS Can Learn. London: Imperial College Press, 2015)No country responds...
Corporate Dependence in Brazil's 2010 Elections for Federal Deputy ?
The Brazilian legislative elections of 2010 allowed candidates to take advantage of a variety of sources of campaign finance. One of these sources was the state, which makes available free television and radio airtime, but also funds parties directly1....
High-Level Federal Bureaucracy and Policy Formulation: The Case of the Bolsa Família Program *
Although the Bolsa Família Program (PBF) has gained much attention in social sciences, there are few studies on the process of its formulation. Some studies address the decision-making processes as related to specific issues of this program, such as...
How Important Is Twitter to Local Elections in Brazil? A Case Study of Fortaleza City Council
While investigating the motivations that lead citizens to choose their candidates, different studies in political science and electoral behavior emphasize the importance of acknowledging multiple factors that can influence voting decision: the transitory...
On Parties, Party Systems and Democracy: Selected Writings of Peter Mair *
On Parties, Party Systems and Democracy: Selected Writings of Peter Mair * (MAIR, Peter. On parties, party systems and democracy: selected writings of Peter Mair. Edited by Ingrid van Biezen. Colchester: ECPR Press, 2014)I still have memories of the...
Oversized Government Coalitions in Latin America
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)When their own party lacks a majority in the legislature, presidents may include other parties in their cabinets to form government coalitions and widen their bases of support. With the sharing of executive power,...
Personality, Political Attitudes and Participation in Protests: The Direct and Mediated Effects of Psychological Factors on Political Activism
Although the first generation of studies on political participation focused its attention on electoral modalities such as voting and party engagement, new forms of activism became absorbed into research agendas after the 1960s, particularly those studies...
The Neo-Gramscian School to International Political Economy, Passive Revolution and Globalization
The Neo-Gramscian School to International Political Economy, Passive Revolution and Globalization * (Ramos, Leonardo. Hegemonia, revoluçao passiva e globalizaçao: o sistema G7/8. Minas Gerais: Editora PUC, 2013)"Hegemonia, revoluçao passiva e globalizaçao:...
The Politics of Market Discipline in Latin America: Globalization and Democracy
The Politics of Market Discipline in Latin America: Globalization and Democracy * (Campello, Daniela. The Politics of Market Discipline in Latin America: Globalization and Democracy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015)Two phenomena have been...
The Public and Private Spheres, Sociopolitical Integration and the Demands of Difference: The Responses of Multiculturalism *
Many political theories make use of the distinction between public and private to delineate boundaries between the domain of politics and what should be confined to a personal dimension. The oikos and polis distinction that arose in Ancient Greece, for...
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