Beatriz Magaloni. Voting for Autocracy: Hegemonic Party Survival and its. Demise in Mexico. (forthcoming, Cambridge University Press). Stanford University. Voting for Autocracy: Hegemonic Party Survival and its Demise in Mexico by Beatriz Magaloni. David A. Shirk. University of San Diego. Voting For Autocracy has 14 ratings and 5 reviews. Beatriz Magaloni presente una serie de modelos de ciclos político-económicos como los de Nordhaus y.
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This book provides a theory of the logic of survival of the Institutional Revolutionary Party PRIone of the most resilient autocratic regimes in the twentieth century. I would have liked to see her write a qualitative work using her insights to build a more fleshed-out picture.
Hegemonic Party Survival and its Demise in Mexico. Zvr added it May 17, For instance, are all voters either “moderate” will not believe accusations of fraud or “radical” always believe the PRI is committing fraud? Ateequllah Tareen marked it as to-read Sep 09, Caleb Scoville added it Jan 21, magalono Focuses largely on voter incentives and the party’s mechanisms for using magalni to ensure cross-class and intra-party cooperation.
Agents try to achieve their priorities and minimize the things that hurt them. Still, the book suffers quite a bit from an enforced academic style which pushes it to develop and defend overly simplistic theories. Mamadou Bodian marked it as to-read Oct 27, The PRI made millions of ordinary citizens vest their interests in the survival of the autocratic regime. Looking for beautiful books?
Iranica added it Aug 13, Voters could not simply throw the “rascals out of office” because their choices were constrained by a series of strategic dilemmas that compelled them to support the autocrats. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Although their outcome was totally predictable, elections were not hollow rituals.
Voting For Autocracy: Hegemonic Party Survival And Its Demise In Mexico by Beatriz Magaloni
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. This book is the only systematic treatment in the literature today dealing with this form of autocracy.
Trivia About Voting For Autocr Although their outcome was totally Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Voters could not simply throw the rascals out of office because their choices were constrained by a series of strategic dilemmas that compelled them to support the autocrats.
Morse, World Politics “Beatriz Magaloni’s Voting for Autocracy not only demonstrates that hegemonic parties can successfully buy elections, but also shows how running up huge electoral majorities preserves magalkni durability by dissuading defections by hegemonic party elites and demonstrating to both voters and the opposition the futility of challenging the system Much of the book uses economic-style utility maximization models but these largely seem stylistic.
Feb 22, Magaooni Groves rated it really liked it. Cambridge University PressSep 4, – History – pages. The PRI made millions of ordinary citizens vest their interests in the survival of the autocratic regime.
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Although their outcome was totally predictable, elections were not hollow rituals. Review quote ‘This book is the best analysis of the Mexican transition in the field that I have seen, and it is also the best-in-depth look at how an electoral authoritarian regime actually works.
Equilibrium party hegemony; 2. Miryam rated it liked it Jul 03, With incisive theorizing and rich empirical testing, she solves crucial puzzles, such as how an unpopular government can submit itself to elections and still retain power.
This book is the only systematic treatment in the literature today dealing with this form of autocracy. Alex marked it as to-read Aug 21, BookDB marked it as to-read Nov 17, The book pulls together arguments about elite strategic behaviour, voter’s perceptions, and key institutional changes to explain the Mexican transition with both depth and sophistication.
Published September 1st by Cambridge University Press. Voters could not simply ‘throw the rascals out of office’ because their choices were constrained by a series of strategic dilemmas that compelled them to support the autocrats.
Middlebrook, University of London, Perspectives on Politics “The synthesis in this work of insights from modernization theory, political economy, rational choice, institutionalism, and transitions theory makes a strong argument about the role of authoritarian elections and the nature of hegemonic regimes.
Voting For Autocracy: Hegemonic Party Survival And Its Demise In Mexico
votjng Want to Read saving…. Read for a class on authoritarianism. Shannon marked it as to-read Apr 27, The utility functions are simply lists of priorities for the actors and the resulting analysis is qualitative e.
The theory sheds light on the logic of “electoral autocracies,” among the most common type of autocracy today, and the factors that lead to the transformation of autocratic elections into democratic ones. Shirk, University of San Diego “This book is the best analysis of the Mexican transition in the field that I have seen, and it is also the best-in-depth look at how an electoral authoritarian regime actually works.
Magaloni uses formal modeling and game theory to support her argument that the PRI was able to stay in power for 72 years because of combination of delivering economic growth, clientelism and its overwhelming electoral victories.