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Title Legislative politics in Latin America / edited by Scott Morgenstern, Benito Nacif.

Publication Info. Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2002.

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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 503 pages).
Series Cambridge studies in comparative politics
Cambridge studies in comparative politics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-491) and indexes.
Contents Towards a model of Latin American legislatures / Scott Morgenstern -- Oscillating relations: president and congress in Argentina / Ana María Mustapic -- Presidential cabinets, electoral cycles, and coalition discipline in Brazil / Octavio Amorim Neto -- Exaggerated presidentialism and moderate presidents: executive-legislative relations in Chile / Peter M. Siavelis -- Executive-legislative relations: the case of Mexico (1946-1997) / Ma. Amparo Casar -- Explaining the high level of party discipline in the Argentine congress / Mark P. Jones -- Party discipline in the chamber of deputies / Barry Ames -- Parties, coalitions, and the Chilean congress in the 1990s / John M. Carey -- Understanding party discipline in the Mexican chamber of deputies: the centralized party model / Benito Nacif -- Fiscal policy making in the Argentine legislature / Kent H. Eaton -- Progressive ambition, federalism, and pork-barreling in Brazil / David Samuels -- Appointment, reflection, and autonomy in the senate of Chile / John Londregan -- The legal and partisan framework of the legislative delegation of the budget in Mexico / Jeffrey A. Weldon -- Explaining legislative politics in Latin America / Scott Morgenstern -- Epilogue: Latin America₂s reactive assemblies and proactive presidents / Gary W. Cox and Scott Morgenstern.
Summary Analisa a política legislativa da Argentina, Brasil, Chile e México. Reune ensaios sobre as relações entre o Legislativo e o Executivo. Analisa a estrutura organizacional do legislativo, o processo político e os partidos políticos relevantes.
Note Print version record.
Subject Legislative bodies -- Latin America -- Case studies.
Legislative power -- Latin America -- Case studies.
Executive power -- Latin America -- Case studies.
Party discipline -- Latin America -- Case studies.
Poder legislativo -- estudo de caso -- América Latina.
Poder executivo -- estudo de caso -- América Latina.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Legislative Branch.
Executive power. (OCoLC)fst00917857
Legislative bodies. (OCoLC)fst00995690
Legislative power. (OCoLC)fst00995815
Party discipline. (OCoLC)fst01054240
Latin America. (OCoLC)fst01245945
Wetgevende macht.
Uitvoerende macht.
Politieke partijen.
Parlements -- Amérique latine -- 1945- ...
Pouvoir législatif -- Amérique latine -- 1945- ...
Pouvoir exécutif -- Amérique latine -- 1945- ...
Discipline de parti -- Amérique latine.
Indexed Term Parlamentos Hispanoamérica Estudio de casos.
Poder legislativo Hispanoamérica Estudio de casos.
Poder ejecutivo Hispanoamérica Estudio de casos.
Disciplina de partido Hispanoamérica Estudio de casos.
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Electronic books.
Added Author Morgenstern, Scott.
Nacif, Benito, 1965-
Other Form: Print version: Legislative politics in Latin America. Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2002 0521792193 (DLC) 2001025807 (OCoLC)46505397
ISBN 9780511067273 (electronic bk.)
0511067275 (electronic bk.)
9780511069406 (electronic bk.)
0511069405 (electronic bk.)
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