Pathways to Power: Political Recruitment and Candidate Selection in Latin America

Pathways to Power: Political Recruitment and Candidate Selection in Latin America

by Peter M. Siavelis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0271033754

ISBN-13: 9780271033754

Pub. Date: 05/28/2008

Publisher: Penn State University Press

"A cross-national analysis of political recruitment and candidate selection in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Uruguay. Provides typology and theoretical insights for other countries in the region and around the world"--Provided by publisher.  See more details below

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"A cross-national analysis of political recruitment and candidate selection in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Uruguay. Provides typology and theoretical insights for other countries in the region and around the world"--Provided by publisher.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780271033754
Publisher:
Penn State University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents

Part I Theoretical Framework

1. Political Recruitment and Candidate Selection in Latin America:

A Framework for Analysis

Peter M. Siavelis and Scott Morgenstern

Part II Political Recruitment and Candidate Selection for the Legislative Branch

2. Legislative Candidates in Argentina

Mark P.Jones

3. Political Ambition, Candidate Recruitment, and Legislative Politics in Brazil

David Samuels

4. Legislative Candidate Selection in Chile

Patricio Navia

5. Mejor Solo Que Mal Acompañado: Political Entrepreneurs and List Proliferation in Colombia

Erika Moreno and Maria Escobar-Lemmon

6. Legislative Recruitment in Mexico

Joy Langston

7. Why Factions? Candidate Selection and Legislative Politics in Uruguay

Juan Andres Moraes

Part III Political Recruitment and Candidate Selection for the Executive Branch

8. Political Recruitment and Candidate Selection in Argentina: Presidents and Governors, 1983 to 2006

Miguel De Luca

9. Political Recruitment in an Executive-Centric System: Presidents, Ministers, and Governors in Brazil

Timothy J. Power and Marilia G. Mochel

10. Political Recruitment and Candidate Selection in Chile, 1990–2006: The Executive Branch

David Altman

11. Precandidates, Candidates, and Presidents: Paths to the Colombian Presidency

Steven L. Taylor, Felipe Botero, and Brian F. Crisp

12. Political Recruitment, Governance, and Leadership: How Democracy Has Made a Difference in Mexico

Roderic Ai Camp

13. Presidential Candidate Selection in Uruguay, 1942 to 2004

Daniel Buquet and Daniel Chasquetti

Part III Gender and Political Recruitment

14. How Do Candidate Recruitment and Selection Processes Affect Representation of Women?

Maria Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle Taylor Robinson

Part IV Summary and Conclusions

15. Pathways to Power and Democracy in Latin America

Scott Morgenstern and Peter M. Siavelis

References

Index

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