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Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil

by David Samuels

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political economy,
  • Political leaders & leadership,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History,
  • Brazil,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Latin America,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Government - International,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Attitudes,
  • Government - National,
  • 20th century,
  • Ambition,
  • Federal government,
  • Legislators

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7755648M
    ISBN 100521816718
    ISBN 109780521816717

    Federalism is a mixed or compound mode of government that combines a general government (the central or "federal" government) with regional governments (provincial, state, cantonal, territorial or other sub-unit governments) in a single political system. Its distinctive feature, exemplified in the Constitution of the United States, is a relationship of parity between the two levels of. Samuels, David (), Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Google Scholar | Crossref Schwindt-Bayer, Leslie (), Political Power and Women's Representation in Latin America, New York: Oxford University Press.

    He is the author of Presidents, Parties, and Prime Ministers (with Matthew Shugart), forthcoming from Cambridge University Press, Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil (Cambridge University Press, ), and the co-editor of Decentralization and Democracy in Latin America (University of Notre Dame Press, ). David J. Samuels is an American political earned his PhD at the University of California, San Diego in He is Professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota, USA.. Samuels specializes in comparative politics, and Brazilian is the author of Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil (Cambridge University Press, ), and has published.

    Enter ISBNs for books you want to sell (32 items) Advanced search. Case Studies in Comparative Politics. by David Samuels. Paperback ISBN From $ Case Studies in Comparative Politics (Custom) ISBN sold out. Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil. by David Samuels. ISBN Comparative Politics 33(1): (October ). "Ambition and Competition: Explaining Legislative Turnover in Brazil."Legislative Studies Quarterly 25(3): (August ). "The Gubernatorial Coattails Effect: Federalism and Congressional Elections in Brazil." The Journal of Politics 62(1): (February ).


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Members seek to win repeated reelection, in the U. in Brazil. This book’s rational-choice institutionalist perspective con- Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil David Samuels Frontmatter More information. Ambition,Federalism,andLegislative PoliticsinBrazil Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil David Samuels Frontmatter More information.

Patronage and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Brazil. Stanford: Stanford University Press. Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Buy Physical Book Learn about institutional subscriptions. Cite. He is also the author of Presidents, Parties, and Prime Ministers (with Matthew Shugart, Cambridge, ), and Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil (Cambridge, ).

He has received funding from the NSF (in and ) and the McKnight Foundation (in ), and was awarded Fulbright Fellowships in and   This theoretically inspired study explores legislative politics in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico.

Instead of beginning with an assumption that these legislatures are either rubber-stamps or obstructionist bodies, the chapters provide new data and a fresh analytical approach to describe and explain the role of these representative bodies in these consolidating democracies.

Political Ambition, Candidate Recruitment, and Legislative Politics in Brazil David Samuels 1) Introduction In this chapter I will discuss how legislative recruitment in Brazil contrasts with other countries in Latin America. The purpose of this book is not merely to describe the factors.

ment and interstate political cooperation. Today, Brazil's 27 governors once again play a powerful role in national politics. In short, although executive-legislative negotiations currently determine policy outcomes in Brazil, some of the most important political actors who influenced the democratic transition and who continue to influence na.

Ambition theory and political careers in Brazil -- 2. In the absence of congressional careerism: short stints, flat hierarchies, and low payoffs in the brazilian chamber of deputies -- 3. Progressive ambition and congressional \'hot seats\' in Brazil, -- 4.

Get this from a library. Ambition, federalism, and legislative politics in Brazil. [David Samuels] -- In the US House of Representatives, members seek to win repeated reelection whereas politicians in Brazil see the national legislature as a stepping-stone to 'higher' office, in state and local.

This study explores legislative politics in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico. Instead of beginning with an assumption that these legislatures are either rubber-stamps or obstructionist bodies, the chapters provide interesting data and a fresh analytical approach to describe and explain the role of these representative bodies in these consolidating democracies.

As an answer, we propose the APP: ambition, the presidency, and policy. The presidency with its national electorate and electoral rules that favor two-party competition establishes two national major parties, which frames the opportunity structure that influences party affiliation decisions of ambitious politicians running for lower offices.

Political Ambition and Legislative Behavior in the European Parliament. University of Illinois EUC Working Paper, Volume 7, No.

1, Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil. Cambridge: (). Legislative Leviathan: Party Government in the House. Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil Ambition theory suggests that scholars can understand a good deal about politics by exploring politicians’ career goals.

In the United States, an enormous literature explains congressional politics by assuming that politicians primarily desire to. He is also the author of Presidents, Parties, and Prime Ministers (with Matthew Shugart) (Cambridge University Press, ), Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil (Cambridge University Press, ), and the co-editor of Decentralization and Democracy in Latin America (University of Notre Dame Press, ).

Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil. New York: Cambridge University Press, Bibliography, figures, AND LEGISLATIVE POLITICS IN BRAZIL David Samuels makes a careful, rich, and compelling argument that the book.

First, using decades of political biographies, he explores and doc.Federalism in Brazil Keith S. Rosenn* I. INTRODUCTION Unlike in Canada and the United States, where federalism was a technique for uniting states and provinces that had once been autonomous political entities, in Brazil federalism was a technique for dividing what had always been a unitary system of govern-ment.'.Legislative Politics in Latin America (Morgenstern and Nacif, eds.

); Patterns of Legislative Politics: Roll-Call Voting in Latin America and the United States (Mor-genstern ); Ambition, Federalism, and Legislative Politics in Brazil (Samuels ); Politicians and Politics in Latin America (Alcántara Sáez, ed.

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