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Latin America And The Caribbean In The International System

4th Edition

By G. Pope Atkins


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The fourth edition of this widely praised text has been thoroughly revised to reflect the evolving characteristics of the current international system that have had a dramatic effect on every aspect of international relations of Latin America and the Caribbean. The original purpose of this book is unchanged: It continues to provide a topically curr

Table of Contents

Part One A Framework for Analysis, 1 The International System, 2 The Latin American and Caribbean Regional Subsystem, 3 Explanations and Prescriptions, Part Two The Nation-State Actors, 4 The Latin American and Caribbean States, 5 Nonhemispheric States and Canada, 6 The United States, Part Three Interstate Institutions, 7 Intra-American Integration and Other Associations, 8 The Inter-American System, 9 Global and Extraregional Arrangements, Part Four Transnational Actors, 10 Transnational Entities, 11 Sub national Actors and Networks, Part Five Interstate and Transnational Relations, 12 Warfare and Its Approximations, 13 Economic Policies and Relations, 14 Political Regimes and International Processes, 15 lntersocietal Relations

About the Author

G. Pope Atkins is research fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Texas at Austin, and professor emeritus of political science at the United States Naval Academy, where he was a member of the civilian faculty from 1966 to 1993. He has lived and worked in Argentina and Ecuador and has been visiting fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of London, the Fondo para el Avance de las Ciencias Sociales in Santo Domingo, and the international relations department at the London School of Economics and Political Science. In 1990-1991 he held the Distinguished Visiting Tom Slick Professorship of World Peace at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. Professor Atkins has written extensively on Latin American international and comparative politics.

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