Revista Uruguaya de Ciencia Política
Print version ISSN 0797-9789
MOREIRA, Constanza. SISTEMAS DE PARTIDOS, ALTERNANCIA POLÍTICA E IDEOLOGÍA EN EL CONO SUR (ARGENTINA, BRASIL, CHILE Y URUGUAY). Rev. Urug. Cienc. Polít. [online]. 2006, vol.15, n.1, pp. 31-56. ISSN 0797-9789.
Abstract: The aim of this article is to analyze the alternation of polticial parties in the government which has taken place in Argentina, Brasil, Chile and Uruguay since the democratic transition until now, taking into account the hypotheses that link changes in party systems with the dynamic of ideological competition between them. This article is also aimed at sheding light on the impact of the government processes on the ideological dynamic of the party system, particularly, the impact produced on the polarization level of the system since leftist political parties came to power.
Keywords : Democracy; Political Parties; Latin America.