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Latin American Political Discussion in Comparative Perspective

Andy Baker, Barry Ames, and Lúcio Rennó

in Persuasive Peers: Social Communication and Voting in Lat in America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691205779
eISBN:
9780691205793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691205779.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter fills a major gap in the literature on Latin American politics by providing descriptive information about the region's political discussion networks. It reports the absolute and relative ... More


Social Communication and Voting Behavior

Andy Baker, Barry Ames, and Lúcio Rennó

in Persuasive Peers: Social Communication and Voting in Latin America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691205779
eISBN:
9780691205793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691205779.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter provides an overview of the nature of voting behavior and election outcomes in Latin America. Armed only with vertical understandings of political intermediation, research on Latin ... More


Hermeneutic Communism

Gianni Vattimo and Santiago Zabala

in Hermeneutic Communism: From Heidegger to Marx

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158039
eISBN:
9780231528078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158039.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the possibility of hermeneutics in renovating the arguments of communism in a world where the movement is essentially treated as obsolete. Of course, hermeneutics should not be ... More


New Transnationalisms in Contemporary Latin American Cinemas

Dolores Tierney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748645732
eISBN:
9781474445238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645732.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the late 1990s and early 2000s Latin American films Amores perros, Diarios de motocicleta, El hijo de la novia, Y tu mamá también, and Cidade de Deus enjoyed unprecedented critical and commercial ... More


Beyond Multiculturalism: Vulnerability Politics and the Environment in Latin America

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West

in Who Speaks for Nature?: Indigenous Movements, Public Opinion, and the Petro-State in Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190908959
eISBN:
9780190908980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908959.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Comparative Politics

In this introductory chapter we discuss the assumption of post-materialism championed by Inglehart (1990, 1995): the idea that some groups, such as middle-class urban dwellers, are ideologically or ... More


Conclusion: The Gendered Nature of Democratic Representation in Latin America

Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

in Gender and Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851224
eISBN:
9780190851262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851224.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

In the concluding chapter, Lesile A. Schwindt-Bayer brings together the findings from the arena and country chapters to draw general conclusions about gender and representation in Latin America. She ... More


Latin America’s Presidentas: Overcoming Challenges, Forging New Pathways

Catherine Reyes-Housholder and Gwynn Thoma

in Gender and Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851224
eISBN:
9780190851262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851224.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Catherine Reyes-Housholder and Gwynn Thomas highlight the unexpected emergence of female presidents and presidential candidates in Latin American politics. They point out that theories explaining the ... More


The Motifs of Latinidad: Negotiating Nationalities and Struggling for Multiple Belongings (Elena, Mariana, José, Sara, Daniel, Vivian)

Frances R. Aparicio

in Negotiating Latinidad: Intralatina/o Lives in Chicago

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042690
eISBN:
9780252051555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042690.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The “motifs” of Latinidad refer to the specific tensions, obstacles, and boundaries underlying Intralatino/a struggles in cementing a sense of belonging to multiple national communities. In this ... More


Women in Political Parties: Seen But Not Heard

Jana Morgan and Magda Hinojosa

in Gender and Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851224
eISBN:
9780190851262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851224.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Jana Morgan and Magda Hinojosa examine women’s representation within parties as leaders, candidates, and officeholders and find that these positions are increasingly accessible to women. They argue ... More


Multiculturalism Versus Polycentric Pluralism: Vulnerability Challenges Post-Materialist Values on Ecuador’s Oil Extraction Frontier

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West

in Who Speaks for Nature?: Indigenous Movements, Public Opinion, and the Petro-State in Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190908959
eISBN:
9780190908980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908959.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Comparative Politics

In this chapter we analyze data from our original nationwide survey in Ecuador and find that respondents do not express concern for the environment in accordance with predictions of post-materialist ... More


Gender and Representation in Latin America

Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851224
eISBN:
9780190851262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851224.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

In the past thirty years, women’s representation and gender equality has developed unevenly in Latin America. Some countries have experienced large increases in gender equality in political offices, ... More


Who Speaks for Nature?: Indigenous Movements, Public Opinion, and the Petro-State in Ecuador

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190908959
eISBN:
9780190908980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908959.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Comparative Politics

Parting from conventional social science arguments that people speak for the ethnic groups they represent or for social or class-based groups, this study argues that attitudes of Ecuador’s Amazon ... More


Crude Bargaining: Indigenous Ambivalence Regarding Oil Extraction in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West

in Who Speaks for Nature?: Indigenous Movements, Public Opinion, and the Petro-State in Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190908959
eISBN:
9780190908980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908959.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Comparative Politics

In chapter 4, we further explore how individual-level preferences relating to people’s willingness to mobilize in opposition to extraction also impacts collective action. We evaluate political ... More


Parity without Equality: Women’s Political Representation in Costa Rica

Jennifer M. Piscopo

in Gender and Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851224
eISBN:
9780190851262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851224.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Jennifer M. Piscopo examines how the crisis of representation in Costa Rica has placed a ceiling on gender equality in representation. The restructuring of the Costa Rican party system and party ... More


Women’s Representation in Subnational Governments: Replicating National Institutions or Forging a Unique Path?

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Kendall D. Funk

in Gender and Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851224
eISBN:
9780190851262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851224.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Despite national gains, women’s representation at the subnational level has not increased much over time. In this chapter, Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Kendall D. Funk present and analyze original ... More


Exploring the Contradiction of Extractive Populism Between Domestic and International Politics in Ecuador

Todd A. Eisenstadt and Karleen Jones West

in Who Speaks for Nature?: Indigenous Movements, Public Opinion, and the Petro-State in Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190908959
eISBN:
9780190908980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908959.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 focuses on polycentric pluralism, mostly at the international and national levels, sidelining vulnerability as a principal cause of environmental attitudes. After briefly introducing ... More


Women’s Representation in Argentine National and Subnational Governments

Tiffany D. Barnes and Mark P. Jones

in Gender and Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851224
eISBN:
9780190851262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851224.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Tiffany D. Barnes and Mark P. Jones provide an analysis of women’s representation in Argentina. Argentina no longer retains the title of the most successful case of women’s representation in the ... More


Female Representation in Colombia: A Historical Analysis (1962–2014)

Mónica Pachón and Santiago E. Lacouture

in Gender and Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851224
eISBN:
9780190851262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851224.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Mónica Pachón and Santiago E. Lacouture examine the case of Colombia and show that women’s representation has been low and remains low in most arenas of representation and across national and ... More


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