Presidencialismos em Perspectiva Comparada: Argentina, Brasil e Uruguai

Institutional designs exert an influence on the degree of centralization or dispersion of decision-making power. This article takes a comparative approach to the institutional designs in three South American democracies— Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay—with the objective of constructing an index for...

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Autor principal: Luzia Helena Herrmann de Oliveira
Formato: Artículo científico
Publicado: Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro 2006
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Acceso en línea:http://www.redalyc.org/articulo.oa?id=21849203
http://biblioteca.clacso.edu.ar/gsdl/cgi-bin/library.cgi?a=d&c=br/br-022&d=21849203oai
Aporte de:Red de Bibliotecas Virtuales de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO) de Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales Ver origen
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Sumario:Institutional designs exert an influence on the degree of centralization or dispersion of decision-making power. This article takes a comparative approach to the institutional designs in three South American democracies— Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay—with the objective of constructing an index for concentration of power in the three countries. The indicators take three aspects into account: mechanisms for direct political participation, the legislative process with the various forms of horizontal accountability and veto among players, and the level of intervention by the Executive Branch using proactive and reactive powers. Asystematic data survey shows that the designs in the three countries display major differences