Aaron Watanabe

Aaron Watanabe is a graduate student in Latin American Studies at the University of Oxford.

July 2016, Volume 27, Issue 3

Delegative Democracy Revisited: Peru Since Fujimori

After spending the 1990s coping with an overweening president, Peru settled into a more sedate style of politics, but it is one in which parties barely exist, voters feel unhappy with their elected chief executives despite strong economic growth, and technocracy rather than democracy is the key mode of decision making.