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Downloads and abstract views
Year Abstract views Article downloads
2009 1696 6600
2010 3491 10720
2011 5048 12206
2012 6596 12717
2013 11807 18732
2014 13778 19953
2015 15241 24474
2016 8008 8984
Download top 10 - 2016
Article Downloads Views
Contentious Engagement: Understanding Protest Participation in Latin American Democracies 587 265
Democracy and Student Discontent: Chilean Student Protest in the Post-Pinochet Era 360 226
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 320 184
Institutional Reform and Rights Revolutions in Latin America: The Cases of Costa Rica and Colombia 314 148
Regulatory Agencies and Courts in the South: The Overlaps in Colombian Water Regulation 298 61
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 242 283
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 219 70
The Media Politics of Latin America’s Leftist Governments 207 137
Preferences on Redistribution in Fragmented Labor Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean 204 142
Civil–Military Relations in Brazil: A Reassessment 197 195
Download top 10 - 2015
Article Downloads Views
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 1119 963
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 851 399
Surviving Corruption in Brazil: Lula’s and Dilma’s Success Despite Corruption Allegations, and Its Consequences 764 253
Institutional Reform and Rights Revolutions in Latin America: The Cases of Costa Rica and Colombia 668 273
Regulatory Agencies and Courts in the South: The Overlaps in Colombian Water Regulation 633 144
Presidential Elections and Corruption Perceptions in Latin America 629 165
The Ideological “Coherence” of the Brazilian Party System, 1990-2009 556 97
Presidential Control of High Courts in Latin America: A Long-term View (1904-2006) 550 101
The Evolution of Theories about the Brazilian Multiparty Presidential System 491 167
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 478 168
Download top 10 - 2014
Article Downloads Views
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 1208 532
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 1055 287
Regulatory Agencies and Courts in the South: The Overlaps in Colombian Water Regulation 1006 236
Partisan Protesters and Nonpartisan Protests in Brazil 724 145
Knowing Left From Right: Ideological Identification in Brazil, 2002-2006 641 87
Institutional Reform and Rights Revolutions in Latin America: The Cases of Costa Rica and Colombia 613 168
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 516 166
The Judicialization of (Separation of Powers) Politics: Lessons from Chile 465 66
How Argentine Farmers Overpowered Monsanto: The Mobilization of Knowledge-users and Intellectual Property Regimes 437 519
Civil–Military Relations in Brazil: A Reassessment 391 196
Download top 10 - 2013
Article Downloads Views
Regulatory Agencies and Courts in the South: The Overlaps in Colombian Water Regulation 1952 203
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 657 213
The Media Politics of Latin America’s Leftist Governments 646 410
Corruption in Latin America: Understanding the Perception–Exposure Gap 562 328
The Right in “New Left” Latin America 546 317
Destroying the Opposition’s Livelihood: Pathways to Violence in Bolivia since 2000 475 212
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 470 285
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 466 163
Tall, Grande, or Venti: Presidential Powers in the United States and Latin America 441 190
Presidential Control of High Courts in Latin America: A Long-term View (1904-2006) 382 112
Download top 10 - 2012
Article Downloads Views
Attitudes, Ideological Associations and the Left–Right Divide in Latin America 651 304
United by Discord, Divided by Consensus: National and Sub-national Articulation in Bolivia and Peru, 2000–2010 611 141
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 551 216
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 514 134
Delegation, Presidential Regimes, and Latin American Regulatory Agencies 511 161
Party Systems in Latin America after the Third Wave: A Critical Re-assessment 506 220
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 504 117
Institutional Reform and Rights Revolutions in Latin America: The Cases of Costa Rica and Colombia 447 74
Presidential Control of High Courts in Latin America: A Long-term View (1904-2006) 400 60
Democracy Against Parties? Party System Deinstitutionalization in Colombia 382 384
Download top 10 - 2011
Article Downloads Views
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 744 148
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 701 168
Political Appointments and Coalition Management in Brazil, 2007-2010 583 182
Electoral Reform, Regional Cleavages, and Party System Stability in Bolivia 540 99
Democracy Against Parties? Party System Deinstitutionalization in Colombia 495 216
Institutional Reform and Rights Revolutions in Latin America: The Cases of Costa Rica and Colombia 479 71
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 471 101
The Right in “New Left” Latin America 463 268
Political Parties and Government Coalitions in the Americas 463 183
Knowing Left From Right: Ideological Identification in Brazil, 2002-2006 417 148
Download top 10 - 2010
Article Downloads Views
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 1549 186
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 1297 182
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 637 98
Institutional Reform and Rights Revolutions in Latin America: The Cases of Costa Rica and Colombia 613 81
Politics of the Periphery: An Introduction to Subnational Authoritarianism and Democratization in Latin America 509 158
Electoral Reform, Regional Cleavages, and Party System Stability in Bolivia 495 112
Presidential Control of High Courts in Latin America: A Long-term View (1904-2006) 389 68
Failed Presidencies: Identifying and Explaining a South American Anomaly 381 89
Institutional Change in Latin America: External Models and their Unintended Consequences 360 166
Delegation, Presidential Regimes, and Latin American Regulatory Agencies 354 336
Download top 10 - 2009
Article Downloads Views
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 1295 322
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 1232 158
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 531 93
Institutional Change in Latin America: External Models and their Unintended Consequences 517 177
Electoral Reform, Regional Cleavages, and Party System Stability in Bolivia 452 86
Failed Presidencies: Identifying and Explaining a South American Anomaly 413 131
Institutional Reform and Rights Revolutions in Latin America: The Cases of Costa Rica and Colombia 395 104
From Party Systems to Party Organizations: The Adaptation of Latin American Parties to Changing Environments 388 156
Presidential Control of High Courts in Latin America: A Long-term View (1904-2006) 318 104
Government and Opposition in the Argentine Congress, 1989-2007: Understanding Inter-Party Dynamics through Roll Call Vote Analysis 317 90


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