The Permanent Campaign of Rafael Correa: Making Ecuador's Plebiscitary Presidency

  title={The Permanent Campaign of Rafael Correa: Making Ecuador's Plebiscitary Presidency},
  author={Catherine M. Conaghan and Carlos de la Torre},
  journal={The International Journal of Press/Politics},
  pages={267 - 284}
Analysts developed the notion of the permanent campaign to describe how presidents and prime ministers employ political marketing techniques in their quest to mobilize public support. To date, most scholarly studies of the phenomenon have focused on its features and consequences in advanced democracies. This study expands the analysis of the permanent campaign by examining its relationship to the rise of an extreme version of the plebiscitary presidency in the Andean region of Latin America… Expand

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