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Competence versus priorities: Negative electoral responses to education quality in Brazil

Do voters reward politicians for the quality of public services? We address this question by studying voters' responses to signals of municipal school quality in Brazil, a setting particularly favorable to electoral accountability. Findings from a …

Immigrant organizations as civil society: A three-dimensional analysis

This article examines immigrant organizations from three perspectives: their relationships with public authorities, the system of relationships established among these organizations, and their degree of internal participation. My principal aim is to …