Clientelism in Everyday Latin American Politics

  • Editors
  • Tina Hilgers

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

  3. Theoretical Perspectives

  4. The Multiple Dynamics of Clientelism in Latin America

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Françoise Montambeault
      Pages 99-120
    3. Julián Durazo Herrmann
      Pages 121-136
    4. Eduardo Canel
      Pages 137-158
  5. Proposals for Future Directions of Study

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Jonathan Fox
      Pages 187-211
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 213-258

About this book


This book improves understandings of how and why clientelism endures in Latin America and why state policy is often ineffective. Political scientists and sociologists, the contributors employ ethnography, targeted interviews, case studies, within-case and regional comparison, thick descriptions, and process tracing.


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