Subnational Politics and Society

A Section of the Latin American Studies Association


The Subnational Politics and Society section promotes scholarship, collaboration, and conversation on topics relating to politics at the subnational levels and between levels of government in Latin America. This includes topics such as: state (or provincial) and local politics, intergovernmental relations, federalism, decentralization, and subnational service provision and social policy. Members wishing to have news items or upcoming events listed on the website can send their news to Tomas Dosek (