• The decline of traditional clientelist parties : the case of the Partido da Frente Liberal in Brazil 

    Lloyd, Ryan Samuel (2012-08)
    In this report, I analyze the worldwide decline of traditional clientelist political parties over the past century. To do this, I investigate the collapse of the Partido da Frente Liberal (PFL), a traditional clientelist ...
  • Democratic governance and the courts : the political sources of the judicialization of public policy in Argentina 

    Ryan, Daniel Eduardo (2011-08)
    The purpose of this dissertation is to examine under what political conditions public policy issues are likely to become judicialized in Argentina. This study shows that the most widespread theoretical explanation, the ...
  • Democratization theories and their applications to Ghana and South Korea 

    Lee, Hyobin (2011-05)
    Ghana and South Korea have experienced regime changes from politically closed regimes to liberal democracy since their independences from Britain and Japan. This study elaborates on important factors that affect regime ...
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