Table of contents for Ambassadors of the state : federalism, ambition, and congressional politics in Brazil / David Samuels.

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Part I. Section I: 1. Ambition theory and political careers in Brazil
2. In the absence of congressional careerism: short stints, flat hierarchies, and low payoffs in the brazilian chamber of deputies
3. Progressive ambition and congressional 'hot seats' in Brazil, 1945-98
4. Labyrinths of power, Brazilian-style: post-chamber political careers
Part II. Section II: 6. On the political (in)efficacy of pork-barreling in the Brazilian congress
7. Progressive ambition, federalism, and pork-barreling in Brazil
8. Institutions of their own design? democratization and fiscal decentralization in Brazil, 1975-95
9. The Cardoso administration and changes in Brazilian federalism.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Federal government Brazil History 20th century, Legislators Brazil Attitudes, Ambition, Legislative power Brazil, Politics, Practical Brazil, Rational choice theory, Brazil Politics and government 20th century