Brazilian Political Science Review

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 3, 2018

Between Autonomy and Dependency: The Place of Agency in Brazilian Foreign Policy*
In Latin American academia the concept of autonomy has been used in diverse ways and become an important tool for political analysis in the region, particularly since the 1970s. As a result, there are internal and international dimensions - for the designation...
Civil-Military Relations and Military Missions in Contemporary Latin America: Argentina's Sinuous Path towards a Democratic Defense Policy (2011-2016)*
Anew phase of representative democracies was initiated in the early 1980s, when Latin American countries started to transition away from authoritarian regimes led by the armed forces. Among the various challenges faced by these new regimes was howto...
Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap?*
Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap?* (Allison, Graham. Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap? New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017)What is 'Destined for War's' main argument? In sum, the impact...
Do Concepts Matter? Latin America and South America in the Discourse of Brazilian Foreign Policymakers*
How did Brazilian Foreign Policy (BFP) decision-makers employ the concepts of Latin America and South America from 1995 to 2014? Was the term South America prioritized over Latin America? Did the diplomacy of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (Lula) invoke the...
Entries and Withdrawals: Electoral Coordination across Different Offices and the Brazilian Party Systems*
In this article, we present new data that includes all the electoral alliances1 formed for general elections in Brazil between 1986 and 2014. We show that electoral alliances for state governor and for the House of Representatives (HR) express complementary...
From National Dissension to International Negative Cycles*
From National Dissension to International Negative Cycles* (Niv-Solomon, Anat. Cooperation and Protracted Conflict in International Affairs: Cycles of Reciprocity. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)"Cooperation and Protracted Conflict in International...
Still the Country of the Future*
Still the Country of the Future* (Lavinas, Lena. The Takeover of Social Policy by Financialization: The Brazilian Paradox. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)Has Brazil made significant social progress during the longest left-wing democratic government...
The Brazilian Federal Government's Role in the Prioritization of EU Foreign Direct Investment and Its Environmental Agenda*
The future of trade agreements will depend on the ability of state actors to regulate environmental obligations and levels of policy protection that adhere to ecological standards while facing political discourses from actors trying to influence environmental...
Women's Movements and Their Influence on Policies*
This article aims to determine whether and in what ways women's movements vary their strategies according to the political scenario they encounter. It focuses on policies and legislation regarding domestic violence against women (DVAW). The research...
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