¿Caso testigo o caso único? Patrones de la formación de gabinete en el presidencialismo argentino (1983-2015)

María Matilde Ollier, Pablo Palumbo
2016 Colombia Internacional  
Most studies on government coalitions in Latin American democracies consider the cabinet to be an organ of collective government and analyze legislative support for the president on the basis of the political party affiliation of the ministers. Given that the Argentinian case does not adjust to this perspective, by constructing the concept of cabinet trajectory, the article shows how two fundamental causes (i.e., the low degree of institutionalization of political parties and the centrality of
more » ... the centrality of the presidency) combined with two proximate causes (i.e., the context in which the head of state assumes and holds office, and the strategies he or she uses to govern) determine the makeup of the cabinet. The study concludes that the trade-off of cabinet posts for legislative votes does not exist in Argentina. de votos en el Congreso por cargos en el gabinete. Es decir, el Parlamento no colabora en la gobernabilidad a través de la formación del gabinete. *
doi:10.7440/colombiaint87.2016.03 fatcat:jsrccovavnctlh4wolyyt52t3i