The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics will provide a comprehensive overview of politics in Latin America, bringing together a broad array of perspectives from political science, as well as insights from history, economics, sociology, and anthropology. All of the articles will appear online as part of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics.

Editors in Chief

 Harry E. Vanden, University of South Florida

 Gary Prevost, College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University

Editorial Board

 Jennifer Cyr, University of Arizona

 Kwame Dixon, Howard University

 Mary K. Meyer McAleese, Eckerd College

 Gabriel Ondetti, Missouri State University

 Richard Stahler-Sholk, Eastern Michigan University



Blackness, Race, and Politics in Argentina (Judith M. Anderson, Patricia Gomes)
Brazil's Role in Latin American Regionalism (Javier A. Vadell, Clarisa Giaccaglia)
Bureaucracy in Latin America (John Polga-Hecimovich)
The Changing Shapes of Latin American Welfare States (Evelyne Huber, Zoila Ponce de León)
Clientelism in Latin American Politics (Ezequiel Gonzalez-Ocantos, Virginia Oliveros)
Courts in Latin American Politics (Ezequiel Gonzalez-Ocantos)
Electoral Systems and System Reforms in Latin America (Brian F. Crisp, Patrick Cunha Silva)
Electoral Volatility in Latin America (Miguel Carreras, Igor Acácio)
Environmentalism in Latin America (Guillermo Castro H.)
Executive–Legislative Relations in Latin American Politics (Cecilia Martinez-Gallardo, Marcelo Camerlo)
Gender, Race, and Political Representation in Latin America (Jennifer M. Piscopo, Kristin N. Wylie)
Guatemala's Struggle for Justice (Mario Roberto Morales)
Indigenous Movements in Latin America (Marc Becker, Richard Stahler-Sholk)
International Security in Latin America (Sebastian Bitar, Tom Long)
Latin America's Autonomous Integration Initiatives (Jaime Antonio Preciado Coronado)
Mexico: The Evolution of a Multiparty State (Nora Hamilton, Patrice Olsen)
Party Change and Adaptation in Latin America (Jennifer Cyr, Nicolás Liendo)
Party Members and Activists in Latin America (Carlos Meléndez, Sebastián Umpierrez de Reguero)
Party Systems in Latin America (Laura Wills-Otero)
Peasant Movements in Latin America (Bernardo Mançano Fernandes)
The Political Economy of NAFTA/USMCA (Gustavo A. Flores-Macías, Mariano Sánchez-Talanquer)
Racial Politics in Haiti (Kersuze Simeon-Jones)
The Resource Curse in Latin America (Elissaios Papyrakis, Lorenzo Pellegrini)
Uruguay's Stability and Change in an Institutionalized Party System (Rafael Piñeiro Rodríguez, Fabrizio Scrollini Mendez)
Voter Behavior in Latin America (Matthew M. Singer, Gabriela Ramalho Tafoya)
Women and Political Power in Brazil (Pedro A. G. Dos Santos, Debora Thomé)