Opposition at the Margins:Strategies against the Erosionof Democracy in Colombia andVenezuela

@article{Gamboa2017OppositionAT,
  title={Opposition at the Margins:Strategies against the Erosionof Democracy in Colombia andVenezuela},
  author={Laura Gamboa},
  journal={Comparative politics},
  year={2017},
  volume={49},
  pages={457-477}
}
  • Laura Gamboa
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • Comparative politics

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