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January/February 2013

Unlocking Democracy in Latin America

Essays on democracy in Latin America with Roberto Gargarella, Pedro Salazar Ugarte on demographics in Mexico, Leonardo Avritzer on Brazil's direct democracy, and F. Daniel Hidalgo on electronic voting in Brazil. Claude Fischer on online dating and monogamy; an essay "Femininjas" from Elizabeth Hand on women in fiction.


Editors' Note
Deborah Chasman and Joshua Cohen



State of the Nation: The Turnout Mystery
Stephen Ansolabehere
Cash Cows
Jennifer Wheary
Carlota McAllister
The Road (and Rail) to Justice
Amy B. Dean
Karlan's Court: Votes Behind Bars
Pamela S. Karlan
Can Liberals Get a Witness?
Claude S. Fischer


Special Report: Democracy in Latin America

Pedro Salazar Ugarte
The People's Congress: Brazil's Experiment in Direct Democracy
Leonardo Avritzer
Making Every Vote Count: Electronic Voting in Brazil
F. Daniel Hidalgo



Before Greed: Americans Didn't Always Yearn for Riches
Richard White


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