John Polga-Hecimovich

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John Polga-Hecimovich
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John Polga-Hecimovich is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the U.S. Naval Academy. He has published peer-reviewed work on democracy and presidentialism in Latin America. He has lived and traveled in Venezuela, and his wife is Venezuelan. He has published articles in the Journal of Politics, Political Research Quarterly, Party Politics, Latin American Politics and Society, the Journal of Politics in Latin America, and Revista de Ciencia Política.

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Friday, January 3, 2014 - 16:15 0

Venezuelans refer to their country’s slums and the individual improvised constructions as ranchos (ranches).  These feats of...