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1. Towards a model of Latin American legislatures Scott Morgenstern Part I. Executive-Legislative Relations: 2. Oscillating relations: presidents and congress in Argentina Anna Mari;a Mustapic 3. Presidential cabinets, electoral cycles, and coalition discipline in Brazil Octavio Amorim-Neto 4. Exaggerated presidentialism and moderate presidents: executive/legislative relations in Chile Peter Siavelis 5. Executive legislative relations: the case of Mexico (1946-1997) Ma. Amparo Casar Part II. Political Parties and Legislative Structure: 6. Explaining the high level of party discipline in the Argentine Congress Mark Jones 7. Party discipline in the Brazilian Chamber of deputies Barry Ames 8. Parties, coalitions, and the Chilean congress in the 1990s John M. Carey 9. Understanding party discipline in the Mexican chamber of deputies: the centralized party model Benito Nacif Part III. Legislatures and the Policy Process: 10. Fiscal policy making in the Argentine legislature Kent H. Eaton 11. Progressive ambition, federalism. and pork-barreling in Brazil David Samuels 12. Appointment, re-election, and autonomy in the senate of Chile John Londregan 13. The legal and partisan framework of the legislative delegation of the budget in Mexico Jeffrey A. Weldon Part IV. Conclusions: 14. Explaining legislative politics in Latin America Scott Morgenstern 15. Epilogue: Latin America's reactive assemblies and proactive presidents Gary W. Cox and Scott Morgenstern.