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Alves, Jorge Antonio. 2018. “Transformation or Substitution? The Workers’ Party and the Right in Brazil’s Northeast.” Journal of Politics in Latin America, 10(1): 99-132.

Alves, Jorge Antonio and Wendy Hunter. 2017. “From Right to Left in Brazil’s Northeast: Transformation, or “Politics as Usual”?” Comparative Politics, 49(4): 437-455.

Alves, Jorge A. 2015. “(Un?)Healthy Politics: The Political Determinants of Subnational Health Systems in Brazil.” Latin American Politics and Society, 57(4): 119-142.


Alves, Jorge A., and Patrick Heller. 2013. “Accountability from the Top-Down? Brazil’s Advances in Budget Transparency Despite Lack of Popular Mobilization.” In Sanjeev Khagram, Archon Fung, and Paolo de Renzio, Eds. Open Budgets: The Political Economy of Transparency, Participation, and Accountability. Washington, DC: Brookings Press.


Alves, Jorge A. 2014. “Health, the State, and the Body Politic in Contemporary Latin America.” Journal of Latin American & Caribbean Anthropology, 19(1): 179-187.

Alves, Jorge A. 2010 “Book Review: Avritzer, L. (2009). Participatory Institutions in Democratic Brazil. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.” Comparative Political Studies, 43(6): 795-796.


Alves, Jorge Antonio. 2016. “Think all the political excitement in Brazil is at the national level? Think again.” The Washington Post – Monkey Cage. May 2.


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