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Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil by David Samuels

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political economy,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Latin America,
  • Government - International,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Political Science / Government / International,
  • Government - General,
  • Latin America - South America,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7714721M
ISBN 100521030625
ISBN 109780521030625

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Read the full-text online edition of Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in. title = "Ambition, federalism, and legislative politics in Brazil", abstract = "This book explores the interpretation of politicians' career goals. Members seek to win repeated reelection, in the U.S. House of Representatives and political scientists have assumed that reelection motivates politicians by: Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil Article in Perspectives on Politics 2(02) - June with 28 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Brazil – Attitudes. 3. Ambition. 4. Legislative power – Brazil. 5. Politics, Practical – Brazil. 6. Rational choice theory. 7. Brazil – Politics and government – 20th century. I. Title. jls8 s26 – dc21 isbn 0 8 hardback iv.

Download Citation | Ambition, federalism, and legislative politics in Brazil | This book explores the interpretation of politicians' career goals. Members seek to win repeated reelection, in the U. in Brazil. This book’s rational-choice institutionalist perspective con- Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil David Samuels Frontmatter More information. Ambition,Federalism,andLegislative PoliticsinBrazil Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil David Samuels Frontmatter More information. Patronage and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Brazil. Stanford: Stanford University Press. Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil. New York: Cambridge University Press. Buy Physical Book Learn about institutional subscriptions. Cite.   He is also the author of Presidents, Parties, and Prime Ministers (with Matthew Shugart, Cambridge, ), and Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil (Cambridge, ). He has received funding from the NSF (in and ) and the McKnight Foundation (in ), and was awarded Fulbright Fellowships in and

  This theoretically inspired study explores legislative politics in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico. Instead of beginning with an assumption that these legislatures are either rubber-stamps or obstructionist bodies, the chapters provide new data and a fresh analytical approach to describe and explain the role of these representative bodies in these consolidating democracies. Political Ambition, Candidate Recruitment, and Legislative Politics in Brazil David Samuels 1) Introduction In this chapter I will discuss how legislative recruitment in Brazil contrasts with other countries in Latin America. The purpose of this book is not merely to describe the factors. ment and interstate political cooperation. Today, Brazil's 27 governors once again play a powerful role in national politics. In short, although executive-legislative negotiations currently determine policy outcomes in Brazil, some of the most important political actors who influenced the democratic transition and who continue to influence na-. Ambition theory and political careers in Brazil -- 2. In the absence of congressional careerism: short stints, flat hierarchies, and low payoffs in the brazilian chamber of deputies -- 3. Progressive ambition and congressional \'hot seats\' in Brazil, -- 4.