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Remittances and vote buying

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How does the presence of a large group of remittance recipients in the electorate affect the way political parties in Latin America plan their vote-buying operations during electoral campaigns? Existing research claims that remittances bolster the political autonomy of recipients, allowing them to escape clientelistic networks and making them less attractive targets from the point of view of party machines. Although in the long run remittances may undermine the effectiveness of clientelistic ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.25222/larr.396

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Nuffield College
Kiewiet de Jonge, C More by this author
Meseguer, C More by this author
Publisher:
Latin American Studies Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Latin American Research Review Journal website
Volume:
53
Issue:
4
Pages:
689–707
Publication date:
2018-12-20
Acceptance date:
2017-04-12
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EISSN:
1542-4278
ISSN:
0023-8791
Pubs id:
pubs:690331
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uri:60fd1677-451d-4128-a8aa-bcaf51c3015c
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uuid:60fd1677-451d-4128-a8aa-bcaf51c3015c
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pubs:690331

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