Reflections on Regime Change and Democracy in Bahia, Brazil

@article{Herrmann2014ReflectionsOR,
  title={Reflections on Regime Change and Democracy in Bahia, Brazil},
  author={Juli{\'a}n Durazo Herrmann},
  journal={Latin American Research Review},
  year={2014},
  volume={49},
  pages={23 - 44}
}
  • J. Herrmann
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • Latin American Research Review
A significant shortcoming in Latin American transitions to democracy has been the failure of some subnational units to follow suit, leading to the emergence of authoritarian enclaves. Recently, however, some of these nondemocratic regimes have moved toward a political opening. In this respect, the state of Bahia in Northeastern Brazil is intriguing. Antônio Carlos Magalhães and his associates, known as carlistas, were in office between 1970 and 2006, when Jaques Wagner, from the Worker’s Party… Expand
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