By Agustina Giraudy
Although Latin American nations have transitioned to democracy, many voters dwelling in peripheral areas proceed to reside less than undemocratic rule. Democrats and Autocrats stories the life of subnational undemocratic regimes (SURs) along nationwide democratic regimes. particularly it solutions the subsequent questions: Why do SURs survive regardless of nationwide democratization? Why perform a little subnational autocrats and SURs succeed regardless of presidents' concepts to weaken SURs? Why do democratic presidents help a few autocrats and SURs, even if they're from the competition? less than what stipulations do democratically elected presidents propose or strive against (opposition and/or copartisan) autocrats and SURs?
Contrary to standard knowledge, the e-book argues that there are a number of pathways for SURs replica inside of democratic international locations. those pathways, in flip, are decided by means of a selected blend of intergovernmental interactions, all of that are formed by means of institutional and monetary nationwide and subnational variables.
The rationalization of SUR continuity complex during this booklet is proven in modern Argentina and Mexico utilizing a multi-method technique. either quantitative and qualitative equipment, in addition to cross-national and within-country comparisons are hired to check pathways of SUR continuity in of Latin America's greatest countries.
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