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Author Helmke, Gretchen, 1967-

Title Informal Institutions and Democracy : Lessons from Latin America
Published Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1900
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Description 1 online resource (368 pages)
Contents ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""PART I: THE INFORMAL POLITICS OF EXECUTIVE-LEGISLATIVE RELATIONS""; ""1 Accommodating Informal Institutions and Chilean Democracy""; ""2 How Informal Electoral Institutions Shape the Brazilian Legislative Arena""; ""3 Crafting Legislative Ghost Coalitions in Ecuador: Informal Institutions and Economic Reform in an Unlikely Case""; ""PART II: INFORMAL INSTITUTIONS AND ELECTORAL POLITICS""; ""4 Informal Institutions When Formal Contracting Is Prohibited: Campaign Finance in Brazil""
""10 The Rule of (Non)Law: Prosecuting Police Killings in Brazil and Argentina""""11 Mexico�s Postelectoral Concertacesiones: The Rise and Demise of a Substitutive Informal Institution""; ""12 Dispensing Justice at the Margins of Formality: The Informal Rule of Law in Latin America""; ""Conclusion""; ""Afterword: On Informal Institutions, Once Again""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""List of Contributors""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
""5 The Difficult Road from Caudillismo to Democracy: The Impact of Clientelism in Honduras""""6 Do Informal Rules Make Democracy Work? Accounting for Accountability in Argentina""; ""PART III: INFORMAL INSTITUTIONS AND PARTY POLITICS""; ""7 The Birth and Transformation of the Dedazo in Mexico""; ""8 Election Insurance and Coalition Survival: Formal and Informal Institutions in Chile""; ""9 Informal Institutions and Party Organization in Latin America""; ""PART IV: INFORMAL JUDICIAL INSTITUTIONS AND THE RULE OF LAW""
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Form Electronic book
Author Levitsky, Steven.
ISBN 080188926X