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The deadlock of democracy in Brazil [electronic resource] / Barry Ames.

By: Ames, Barry.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Interests, identities, and institutions in comparative politics: Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 331 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780472021437 (electronic bk.); 0472021435 (electronic bk.); 0472089048; 9780472089048.Subject(s): Elections -- Brazil | Brazil. Congresso Nacional | Brazil -- Politics and government -- 1985-2002 | Brazil. Congresso | Brazil -- Politics and government -- 1985- | Br�esil. Congresso Nacional | �Elections -- Br�esil | Br�esil -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1985-2002 | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Legislative Branch | Democratisering | Binnenlandse politiek | Verkiezingen | CONGRESSO NACIONAL -- BRASIL | ELEI�C�OES (PROCESSO POL�ITICO) -- BRASIL | Wahl | BrasilienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Deadlock of democracy in Brazil.DDC classification: 328.81 Other classification: 89.40 | NQ 8760 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Electoral System: Rules, Politicians, and Parties. Elections and the Politics of Geography. Campaign Strategy under Open-List Proportional Representation. The Evolution of Electoral Support, 1978-94. History Matters: The Interaction of Social Structure and Political Events -- The Legislative Arena. Wheeling, Dealing, and Appealing: What Motivates Deputies? Presidential Coalition-Building Strategies. Party Discipline in the Chamber of Deputies. Procedures, Parties, and Negotiations in a Fragmented Legislature. The Maps and Moran's I -- Data Sources and Problems -- The Constituent Assembly Voting Database -- Cooperation and Defection among Deputies, 1991-98.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-319) and index.

pt. 1. The Electoral System: Rules, Politicians, and Parties. 1. Elections and the Politics of Geography. 2. Campaign Strategy under Open-List Proportional Representation. 3. The Evolution of Electoral Support, 1978-94. 4. History Matters: The Interaction of Social Structure and Political Events -- pt. 2. The Legislative Arena. 5. Wheeling, Dealing, and Appealing: What Motivates Deputies? 6. Presidential Coalition-Building Strategies. 7. Party Discipline in the Chamber of Deputies. 8. Procedures, Parties, and Negotiations in a Fragmented Legislature. App. A. The Maps and Moran's I -- App. B. Data Sources and Problems -- App. C. The Constituent Assembly Voting Database -- App. D. Cooperation and Defection among Deputies, 1991-98.

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