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Downloads and abstract views 2012
Month Abstract views Article downloads
January 581 1193
February 553 944
March 532 1053
April 256 538
May 628 1555
June 473 1072
July 393 741
August 531 715
September 464 867
October 846 1713
November 772 1366
December 567 960
Download top 10 - December 2012
Article Downloads Views
Presidential Control of High Courts in Latin America: A Long-term View (1904-2006) 62 9
Failed Presidencies: Identifying and Explaining a South American Anomaly 56 11
The New Federalism of Mexico’s Party System 50 27
Delegation, Presidential Regimes, and Latin American Regulatory Agencies 49 15
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 41 6
Democracy Against Parties? Party System Deinstitutionalization in Colombia 38 55
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 35 6
Bullets and Votes: Violence and Electoral Participation in Mexico 31 17
Making Sense of an Unstable Legislature: Committee Assignments in the Argentine Chamber of Deputies, 1946–2001 28 14
Presidential Support in a Context of Crisis and Recovery in Peru, 1985-2008 26 5
Download top 10 - November 2012
Article Downloads Views
“Today There Are No Indigenous People” in Chile?: Connecting the Mapuche Struggle to Anti-Neoliberal Mobilizations in South America 89 27
The New Federalism of Mexico’s Party System 86 43
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 82 20
Bullets and Votes: Violence and Electoral Participation in Mexico 65 41
Presidential Control of High Courts in Latin America: A Long-term View (1904-2006) 63 8
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 48 30
Delegation, Presidential Regimes, and Latin American Regulatory Agencies 47 11
Democracy Against Parties? Party System Deinstitutionalization in Colombia 43 38
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 43 15
Institutional Change in Latin America: External Models and their Unintended Consequences 41 14
Download top 10 - October 2012
Article Downloads Views
“Today There Are No Indigenous People” in Chile?: Connecting the Mapuche Struggle to Anti-Neoliberal Mobilizations in South America 120 38
The New Federalism of Mexico’s Party System 112 44
Political Appointments and Coalition Management in Brazil, 2007-2010 84 19
I Want It All, and I Want It Now: The Political Manipulation of Argentina’s Provincial High Courts 74 41
Bullets and Votes: Violence and Electoral Participation in Mexico 74 25
Party Systems in Latin America after the Third Wave: A Critical Re-assessment 73 27
Attitudes, Ideological Associations and the Left–Right Divide in Latin America 71 37
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 70 10
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 61 19
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 53 34
Download top 10 - September 2012
Article Downloads Views
Attitudes, Ideological Associations and the Left–Right Divide in Latin America 76 34
Party Systems in Latin America after the Third Wave: A Critical Re-assessment 67 37
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 49 20
Delegation, Presidential Regimes, and Latin American Regulatory Agencies 39 7
From Top To Bottom (and Back To The Top Again): Federal Spending, Sub-national Coalitions, and Protests in Argentina, 2002–2006 39 15
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 34 6
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 31 4
In Defense of Oral History: Evidence from the Mercosur Case 29 19
Failed Presidencies: Identifying and Explaining a South American Anomaly 28 11
Micro-social and Contextual Sources of Democratic Attitudes in Latin America 27 10
Download top 10 - August 2012
Article Downloads Views
Attitudes, Ideological Associations and the Left–Right Divide in Latin America 53 37
Party Systems in Latin America after the Third Wave: A Critical Re-assessment 52 30
Delegation, Presidential Regimes, and Latin American Regulatory Agencies 46 15
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 37 9
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 30 13
Democracy Against Parties? Party System Deinstitutionalization in Colombia 26 23
Government and Opposition in the Argentine Congress, 1989-2007: Understanding Inter-Party Dynamics through Roll Call Vote Analysis 24 9
Political Appointments and Coalition Management in Brazil, 2007-2010 24 15
Institutional Trust and Congressional Autonomy in Latin America: Expectations, Performance, and Confidence in Peru’s Legislature 23 24
Presidential Control of High Courts in Latin America: A Long-term View (1904-2006) 23 4
Download top 10 - July 2012
Article Downloads Views
Attitudes, Ideological Associations and the Left–Right Divide in Latin America 92 36
Delegation, Presidential Regimes, and Latin American Regulatory Agencies 46 7
Party Systems in Latin America after the Third Wave: A Critical Re-assessment 40 18
Institutional Reform and Rights Revolutions in Latin America: The Cases of Costa Rica and Colombia 33 3
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 31 4
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 28 10
Political Appointments and Coalition Management in Brazil, 2007-2010 28 19
In Defense of Oral History: Evidence from the Mercosur Case 27 17
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 27 2
Democracy Against Parties? Party System Deinstitutionalization in Colombia 26 24
Download top 10 - June 2012
Article Downloads Views
Institutional Reform and Rights Revolutions in Latin America: The Cases of Costa Rica and Colombia 143 7
Attitudes, Ideological Associations and the Left–Right Divide in Latin America 119 35
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 57 16
Delegation, Presidential Regimes, and Latin American Regulatory Agencies 52 17
Party Systems in Latin America after the Third Wave: A Critical Re-assessment 49 23
Political Factionalism in Southern Mexico: The Case of Oaxaca (2000-2006) 45 20
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 38 12
From Top To Bottom (and Back To The Top Again): Federal Spending, Sub-national Coalitions, and Protests in Argentina, 2002–2006 34 24
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 31 8
In Defense of Oral History: Evidence from the Mercosur Case 29 13
Download top 10 - May 2012
Article Downloads Views
Attitudes, Ideological Associations and the Left–Right Divide in Latin America 183 81
Party Systems in Latin America after the Third Wave: A Critical Re-assessment 170 48
From Top To Bottom (and Back To The Top Again): Federal Spending, Sub-national Coalitions, and Protests in Argentina, 2002–2006 167 34
Political Factionalism in Southern Mexico: The Case of Oaxaca (2000-2006) 68 22
In Defense of Oral History: Evidence from the Mercosur Case 67 32
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 65 22
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 61 10
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 48 13
Democracy Against Parties? Party System Deinstitutionalization in Colombia 44 36
Presidential Control of High Courts in Latin America: A Long-term View (1904-2006) 42 8
Download top 10 - April 2012
Article Downloads Views
United by Discord, Divided by Consensus: National and Sub-national Articulation in Bolivia and Peru, 2000–2010 38 13
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 34 7
Incumbents without a Campaign Finance Advantage: Competition and Money in Chile’s Congressional Elections 28 11
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 26 7
Electoral Reform, Regional Cleavages, and Party System Stability in Bolivia 24 4
Delegation, Presidential Regimes, and Latin American Regulatory Agencies 24 7
Institutional Reform and Rights Revolutions in Latin America: The Cases of Costa Rica and Colombia 24 9
Failed Presidencies: Identifying and Explaining a South American Anomaly 20 4
Considering Local Democratic Transition in Latin America 20 9
Presidential Control of High Courts in Latin America: A Long-term View (1904-2006) 20 4
Download top 10 - March 2012
Article Downloads Views
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 63 21
United by Discord, Divided by Consensus: National and Sub-national Articulation in Bolivia and Peru, 2000–2010 63 14
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 61 21
Delegation, Presidential Regimes, and Latin American Regulatory Agencies 60 32
Incumbents without a Campaign Finance Advantage: Competition and Money in Chile’s Congressional Elections 53 24
Political Parties and Government Coalitions in the Americas 48 7
Measuring Legislative Input on Presidential Agendas (Argentina, 1999–2007) 45 24
Democracy Against Parties? Party System Deinstitutionalization in Colombia 40 39
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 39 7
Electoral Reform, Regional Cleavages, and Party System Stability in Bolivia 36 15
Download top 10 - February 2012
Article Downloads Views
United by Discord, Divided by Consensus: National and Sub-national Articulation in Bolivia and Peru, 2000–2010 102 22
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 58 17
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 55 12
Incumbents without a Campaign Finance Advantage: Competition and Money in Chile’s Congressional Elections 54 26
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 47 15
Presidential Control of High Courts in Latin America: A Long-term View (1904-2006) 41 7
Measuring Legislative Input on Presidential Agendas (Argentina, 1999–2007) 36 18
Failed Presidencies: Identifying and Explaining a South American Anomaly 35 9
Electoral Reform, Regional Cleavages, and Party System Stability in Bolivia 33 14
Delegation, Presidential Regimes, and Latin American Regulatory Agencies 32 14
Download top 10 - January 2012
Article Downloads Views
United by Discord, Divided by Consensus: National and Sub-national Articulation in Bolivia and Peru, 2000–2010 275 32
Electoral Reform, Regional Cleavages, and Party System Stability in Bolivia 64 7
Evade, Corrupt, or Confront? Organized Crime and the State in Brazil and Mexico 51 12
The Mechanics of Regime Instability in Latin America 49 18
Measuring Legislative Input on Presidential Agendas (Argentina, 1999–2007) 40 15
Incumbents without a Campaign Finance Advantage: Competition and Money in Chile’s Congressional Elections 37 18
Institutional Trust and Congressional Autonomy in Latin America: Expectations, Performance, and Confidence in Peru’s Legislature 36 18
Political Appointments and Coalition Management in Brazil, 2007-2010 31 20
Pursuing Centralization amidst Decentralization: The Politics of Brazil’s Innovative Response to HIV/AIDS 30 35
Compulsory for Whom? Mandatory Voting and Electoral Participation in Brazil, 1986-2006 30 10


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