Boundary Control : Subnational Authoritarianism in Federal Democracies.

By: Gibson, Edward LSeries: Cambridge Studies in Comparative PoliticsPublisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource (210 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781139844307Subject(s): Federal government.;Subnational governments.;Authoritarianism.;Central-local government relationsGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Boundary Control : Subnational Authoritarianism in Federal DemocraciesDDC classification: 320.8 LOC classification: JC355 .G53 2012Online resources: Click to View
Contents:
Cover -- Boundary Control: Subnational Authoritarianism in Federal Democracies -- Series Page -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- 1 Introduction -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- 2 Territorial Politics and Subnational Democratization: Charting the Theoretical Landscape -- I. UNIT-OF-ANALYSIS ISSUES IN THE STUDY OF DEMOCRATIZATION -- Democratization and the Nation Fixation -- Democratization: National versus Subnational, and Why Does It Matter? -- What Kind of Authoritarianism? -- II. TERRITORY AND POLITICS: DEFINING TERRITORIAL POLITICS -- III. POLITICS FOUGHT OUT ACROSS TERRITORY: POLITICAL ACTION IN TERRITORIAL SYSTEMS -- IV. POLITICS ORGANIZED ACROSS TERRITORY: TERRITORIAL REGIMES -- The Province in National Politics: Peripheralized and Nonperipheralized Territorial Regimes -- Power within the Province: Province-Empowering and Municipal-Empowering Territorial Regimes -- V. TERRITORIAL DEMOCRATIZATION -- VI. BOUNDARY CONTROL: A THEORY OF SUBNATIONAL AUTHORITARIANISM AND DEMOCRATIZATION -- Controlling the Scope of Political Conflict: Boundary Control and Subnational Authoritarianism -- VII. STRATEGIES OF BOUNDARY CONTROL IN NATIONAL TERRITORIAL SYSTEMS -- Maintaining Subnational Authoritarian Regimes: Boundary Strengthening by Incumbents -- Local Strategies, Local Goals: The Parochialization of Power -- National Strategies, Local Goals: The Nationalization of Influence -- Straddling the Local and the National: The Monopolization of National-Subnational Linkages -- Undermining Subnational Authoritarian Regimes: Boundary Opening by Oppositions -- Paths from Subnational Authoritarianism: Two Types of Democratic Transition -- CONCLUSION -- 3 Subnational Authoritarianism in the United States: Boundary Control and the "Solid South" -- THE UNITED STATES AS A COMPARATIVE CASE.
I. OF SWORDS AND SHIELDS: THE CENTER-LED DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION OF 1866-1877 -- The First Boundary-Control Struggle: Actors and Territorial Interests -- Mapping the Institutional Topography of U.S. Federalism -- NATIONAL RIGHTS AND LOCAL POLITICAL REGIMES IN AMERICAN FEDERALISM -- 19TH-CENTURY TERRITORIAL REGIME PREFERENCES: BOUNDARY OPENERS AND BOUNDARY CLOSERS -- Reshaping Federalism: Establishing and Enforcing National Rights -- National Action, Local Effects: The Democratic Transition in the Southern States -- Strains on the Boundary-Opening Coalition -- Judicial Review and the Defeat of Reconstruction Constitutionalism -- II. BOUNDARY CLOSERS SEIZE THE INITIATIVE: PAROCHIALIZATION OF POWER AND THE MAKING OF THE SOLID SOUTH UNDER HOME RULE -- From Informal Arrangements to the Legalization of Authoritarianism -- Suppressing the Vote: Institutional Bases of Disenfranchisement -- Suppressing Party Competition -- III. NATIONALIZING INFLUENCE: THE SOLID SOUTH IN AMERICAN POLITICS -- Influence in National Governmental Institutions -- Black Disenfranchisement: The National Scale of a Local Strategy -- The Southern Block in Congress: More about Boundary Control than Regional Economic Interests -- Southern Influence in the National Democratic Party -- CONCLUSION -- 4 Boundary Control in Democratizing Argentina -- I. STRUCTURING THE STRATEGIC TERRAIN: ARGENTINA'S TERRITORIAL REGIME -- Subnational Autonomy and Argentine Federalism -- Interprovincial Power and Argentine Federalism -- Inside Subnational Jurisdictions: Province-Empowering Features of Argentine Federalism -- Constitutional Design and Subnational Power: Strong Provinces, Weak Cities -- Dependent Provinces, Strong Governors: The Paradox of Fiscal Federalism -- II. BOUNDARY CONTROL IN ARGENTINA: A NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE -- National Democracy and Subnational Party-Led Challenges.
Responding to Party-Led Challenges: The Subnational Institutional Revolution -- III. LEGAL AUTHORITARIANISM: DESIGNING HEGEMONIC PARTIES IN THE PROVINCES OF SAN LUIS, SANTA CRUZ, AND LA RIOJA -- Rescuing Hegemony: The Peronist Party in the Province of San Luis -- Building Hegemony: The Peronist Party in the Province of Santa Cruz -- Fattening Hegemony: The Peronist Party in the Province of La Rioja -- IV. SUBNATIONAL AUTHORITARIANISM AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY: STABILITY AND CENTER-LED TRANSITIONS -- V. SUBNATIONAL POLITICS IN DEPTH: MAKING AND UNMAKING A PROVINCIAL AUTHORITARIAN REGIME IN SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, 1983-2005 -- Making and Maintaining a Provincial Authoritarian Regime -- The Parochialization of Power: Competitive Pressures and the Legal Restriction of Political Competition -- The Parochialization of Power: Clientelism and Repression in Santiago del Estero -- Monopolizing Local-National Linkages -- The Nationalization of Influence: Santiago in National Politics -- Internal Crisis, External Intervention, and the Fall of the Regime -- CONCLUSION -- 5 Boundary Control in Democratizing Mexico -- I. ORIGINS OF THE ARCHIPELAGO: NATIONAL DEMOCRATIZATION AND CHANGING CENTER-PERIPHERY RELATIONSHIPS -- The New Territorial Politics of the PRI: The Party of the President Becomes the Party of the Governors -- National Patterns of Boundary Control: Checking Center-Led Incursions -- II. CHALLENGES TO THE ARCHIPELAGO: THE TRANSFORMATION OF MEXICAN FEDERALISM -- Reforming Federalism: National Powers over the Design of Local Electoral Systems -- Reforming Federalism: National Electoral Monitoring of Subnational Elections -- Reforming Federalism: Enhancing Municipal Autonomy and Authority -- Reforming Federalism: Reducing the Territorial Powers of the Mexican Senate -- III. DISMANTLING SUBNATIONAL HEGEMONIC PARTIES: PARTY-LED TRANSITIONS IN MEXICO, 1997-2010.
"Asphalt" Party-Led Transitions: Urban Politics and Subnational Democratization -- IV. CREATING AND DISMANTLING A SUBNATIONAL AUTHORITARIAN REGIME IN MEXICO: THE STATE OF OAXACA, 1998-2010 -- Parochialization of Power: Consolidation of Authoritarian Rule under Governor Murat, 1998-2004 -- The Election of President Fox and the Strengthening of Local Authoritarian Rule -- Monopolizing Local-National Linkages -- The Nationalization of Influence: Oaxaca in Mexican Politics -- The Backlash: Party-Led Efforts to Democratize Oaxacan Politics -- The Party-Led Challenge That Worked: Boundary Control and Opposition under Governor Ru´ız Ort´ız, 2004-10 -- The National Context Shifts: Electoral Federalism and Party Strategies -- CONCLUSION -- Boundary Control: Comparisons and Conclusions -- I. BOUNDARY CONTROL IN THE UNITED STATES, ARGENTINA, AND MEXICO: BIG-PICTURE SIMILARITIES -- Regime Juxtaposition: The Fact and the Significance -- National Party Politics and Subnational Authoritarianism -- Parochializing Power: The Nonlocal Dimensions of Suppressing Local Oppositions -- Authoritarian Provinces, Plural Cities: Asserting Provincial Government Supremacy as a Boundary-Control Strategy -- The Subnational Hegemonic Party in Democratic Countries: Institutional Expression of Provincial Authoritarianism -- Subnational Hegemonic Parties Were Linked Horizontally to a Network of Co-Partisan State Parties -- Subnational Hegemonic Parties' Internal Factionalism Was Fueled by Their Vertical Integration with the National Party System -- II. THREE COUNTRIES, FOUR TERRITORIAL REGIMES -- The Province in Federal Systems: Peripheralization and Nonperipheralization in the United States, Argentina, and Mexico -- Power within the Provinces: Municipal-Empowering versus Province-Empowering Federalism.
III. THE DIFFERENCE A TERRITORIAL REGIME MAKES: CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF SUBNATIONAL AUTHORITARIANISM -- Centralization -- Decentralized Federalism: "Perfectly Legal" Subnational Authoritarianism -- Centralized Federalism: Informal and Illegal Subnational Authoritarianism -- Asymmetry of Representation between Provinces -- Empowering Provinces or Municipalities -- IV. THE DIFFERENCE A TERRITORIAL REGIME MAKES: DEMOCRATIZING SUBNATIONAL AUTHORITARIAN REGIMES -- Center-Led and Party-Led Transitions: Dynamics of Change -- The Center-Led Transition -- The Party-Led Transition -- CONCLUSION -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: Gibson explains how subnational authoritarianism is part of democratic politics and strategic interactions between local authoritarians and national democratic leaders.
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Cover -- Boundary Control: Subnational Authoritarianism in Federal Democracies -- Series Page -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- 1 Introduction -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- 2 Territorial Politics and Subnational Democratization: Charting the Theoretical Landscape -- I. UNIT-OF-ANALYSIS ISSUES IN THE STUDY OF DEMOCRATIZATION -- Democratization and the Nation Fixation -- Democratization: National versus Subnational, and Why Does It Matter? -- What Kind of Authoritarianism? -- II. TERRITORY AND POLITICS: DEFINING TERRITORIAL POLITICS -- III. POLITICS FOUGHT OUT ACROSS TERRITORY: POLITICAL ACTION IN TERRITORIAL SYSTEMS -- IV. POLITICS ORGANIZED ACROSS TERRITORY: TERRITORIAL REGIMES -- The Province in National Politics: Peripheralized and Nonperipheralized Territorial Regimes -- Power within the Province: Province-Empowering and Municipal-Empowering Territorial Regimes -- V. TERRITORIAL DEMOCRATIZATION -- VI. BOUNDARY CONTROL: A THEORY OF SUBNATIONAL AUTHORITARIANISM AND DEMOCRATIZATION -- Controlling the Scope of Political Conflict: Boundary Control and Subnational Authoritarianism -- VII. STRATEGIES OF BOUNDARY CONTROL IN NATIONAL TERRITORIAL SYSTEMS -- Maintaining Subnational Authoritarian Regimes: Boundary Strengthening by Incumbents -- Local Strategies, Local Goals: The Parochialization of Power -- National Strategies, Local Goals: The Nationalization of Influence -- Straddling the Local and the National: The Monopolization of National-Subnational Linkages -- Undermining Subnational Authoritarian Regimes: Boundary Opening by Oppositions -- Paths from Subnational Authoritarianism: Two Types of Democratic Transition -- CONCLUSION -- 3 Subnational Authoritarianism in the United States: Boundary Control and the "Solid South" -- THE UNITED STATES AS A COMPARATIVE CASE.

I. OF SWORDS AND SHIELDS: THE CENTER-LED DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION OF 1866-1877 -- The First Boundary-Control Struggle: Actors and Territorial Interests -- Mapping the Institutional Topography of U.S. Federalism -- NATIONAL RIGHTS AND LOCAL POLITICAL REGIMES IN AMERICAN FEDERALISM -- 19TH-CENTURY TERRITORIAL REGIME PREFERENCES: BOUNDARY OPENERS AND BOUNDARY CLOSERS -- Reshaping Federalism: Establishing and Enforcing National Rights -- National Action, Local Effects: The Democratic Transition in the Southern States -- Strains on the Boundary-Opening Coalition -- Judicial Review and the Defeat of Reconstruction Constitutionalism -- II. BOUNDARY CLOSERS SEIZE THE INITIATIVE: PAROCHIALIZATION OF POWER AND THE MAKING OF THE SOLID SOUTH UNDER HOME RULE -- From Informal Arrangements to the Legalization of Authoritarianism -- Suppressing the Vote: Institutional Bases of Disenfranchisement -- Suppressing Party Competition -- III. NATIONALIZING INFLUENCE: THE SOLID SOUTH IN AMERICAN POLITICS -- Influence in National Governmental Institutions -- Black Disenfranchisement: The National Scale of a Local Strategy -- The Southern Block in Congress: More about Boundary Control than Regional Economic Interests -- Southern Influence in the National Democratic Party -- CONCLUSION -- 4 Boundary Control in Democratizing Argentina -- I. STRUCTURING THE STRATEGIC TERRAIN: ARGENTINA'S TERRITORIAL REGIME -- Subnational Autonomy and Argentine Federalism -- Interprovincial Power and Argentine Federalism -- Inside Subnational Jurisdictions: Province-Empowering Features of Argentine Federalism -- Constitutional Design and Subnational Power: Strong Provinces, Weak Cities -- Dependent Provinces, Strong Governors: The Paradox of Fiscal Federalism -- II. BOUNDARY CONTROL IN ARGENTINA: A NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE -- National Democracy and Subnational Party-Led Challenges.

Responding to Party-Led Challenges: The Subnational Institutional Revolution -- III. LEGAL AUTHORITARIANISM: DESIGNING HEGEMONIC PARTIES IN THE PROVINCES OF SAN LUIS, SANTA CRUZ, AND LA RIOJA -- Rescuing Hegemony: The Peronist Party in the Province of San Luis -- Building Hegemony: The Peronist Party in the Province of Santa Cruz -- Fattening Hegemony: The Peronist Party in the Province of La Rioja -- IV. SUBNATIONAL AUTHORITARIANISM AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY: STABILITY AND CENTER-LED TRANSITIONS -- V. SUBNATIONAL POLITICS IN DEPTH: MAKING AND UNMAKING A PROVINCIAL AUTHORITARIAN REGIME IN SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, 1983-2005 -- Making and Maintaining a Provincial Authoritarian Regime -- The Parochialization of Power: Competitive Pressures and the Legal Restriction of Political Competition -- The Parochialization of Power: Clientelism and Repression in Santiago del Estero -- Monopolizing Local-National Linkages -- The Nationalization of Influence: Santiago in National Politics -- Internal Crisis, External Intervention, and the Fall of the Regime -- CONCLUSION -- 5 Boundary Control in Democratizing Mexico -- I. ORIGINS OF THE ARCHIPELAGO: NATIONAL DEMOCRATIZATION AND CHANGING CENTER-PERIPHERY RELATIONSHIPS -- The New Territorial Politics of the PRI: The Party of the President Becomes the Party of the Governors -- National Patterns of Boundary Control: Checking Center-Led Incursions -- II. CHALLENGES TO THE ARCHIPELAGO: THE TRANSFORMATION OF MEXICAN FEDERALISM -- Reforming Federalism: National Powers over the Design of Local Electoral Systems -- Reforming Federalism: National Electoral Monitoring of Subnational Elections -- Reforming Federalism: Enhancing Municipal Autonomy and Authority -- Reforming Federalism: Reducing the Territorial Powers of the Mexican Senate -- III. DISMANTLING SUBNATIONAL HEGEMONIC PARTIES: PARTY-LED TRANSITIONS IN MEXICO, 1997-2010.

"Asphalt" Party-Led Transitions: Urban Politics and Subnational Democratization -- IV. CREATING AND DISMANTLING A SUBNATIONAL AUTHORITARIAN REGIME IN MEXICO: THE STATE OF OAXACA, 1998-2010 -- Parochialization of Power: Consolidation of Authoritarian Rule under Governor Murat, 1998-2004 -- The Election of President Fox and the Strengthening of Local Authoritarian Rule -- Monopolizing Local-National Linkages -- The Nationalization of Influence: Oaxaca in Mexican Politics -- The Backlash: Party-Led Efforts to Democratize Oaxacan Politics -- The Party-Led Challenge That Worked: Boundary Control and Opposition under Governor Ru´ız Ort´ız, 2004-10 -- The National Context Shifts: Electoral Federalism and Party Strategies -- CONCLUSION -- Boundary Control: Comparisons and Conclusions -- I. BOUNDARY CONTROL IN THE UNITED STATES, ARGENTINA, AND MEXICO: BIG-PICTURE SIMILARITIES -- Regime Juxtaposition: The Fact and the Significance -- National Party Politics and Subnational Authoritarianism -- Parochializing Power: The Nonlocal Dimensions of Suppressing Local Oppositions -- Authoritarian Provinces, Plural Cities: Asserting Provincial Government Supremacy as a Boundary-Control Strategy -- The Subnational Hegemonic Party in Democratic Countries: Institutional Expression of Provincial Authoritarianism -- Subnational Hegemonic Parties Were Linked Horizontally to a Network of Co-Partisan State Parties -- Subnational Hegemonic Parties' Internal Factionalism Was Fueled by Their Vertical Integration with the National Party System -- II. THREE COUNTRIES, FOUR TERRITORIAL REGIMES -- The Province in Federal Systems: Peripheralization and Nonperipheralization in the United States, Argentina, and Mexico -- Power within the Provinces: Municipal-Empowering versus Province-Empowering Federalism.

III. THE DIFFERENCE A TERRITORIAL REGIME MAKES: CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF SUBNATIONAL AUTHORITARIANISM -- Centralization -- Decentralized Federalism: "Perfectly Legal" Subnational Authoritarianism -- Centralized Federalism: Informal and Illegal Subnational Authoritarianism -- Asymmetry of Representation between Provinces -- Empowering Provinces or Municipalities -- IV. THE DIFFERENCE A TERRITORIAL REGIME MAKES: DEMOCRATIZING SUBNATIONAL AUTHORITARIAN REGIMES -- Center-Led and Party-Led Transitions: Dynamics of Change -- The Center-Led Transition -- The Party-Led Transition -- CONCLUSION -- Bibliography -- Index.

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