author={Stephan Haggard and Robert Kaufman},
Endogenous hybridity: regime change in Venezuela (1998–2020)
  • Marsílea Gombata, M. Cameron
  • Political Science
    Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies / Revue canadienne des études latino-américaines et caraïbes
  • 2021
ABSTRACT The political movement led by President Hugo Chávez Frías (1998–2013) and his successor, President Nicolás Maduro (2013–present), created an authoritarian regime in Venezuela. We explore two
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