Latin America In The International Political System: Second Edition, Fully Revised And Updated, 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Latin America In The International Political System

Second Edition, Fully Revised And Updated, 2nd Edition

By G. Pope Atkins


444 pages

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More than a decade has passed since the publication of the first edition of Latin America in the International Political System. Since then, significant events have occurred in the region, and the nature of Latin America’s international relations has changed considerably. Although the purpose of this text is unchanged—that of providing stude

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- A Framework for Analysis -- The International Political System -- The Latin American Regional Subsystem -- The Actors -- The Latin American States -- Nonhemispheric States -- The United States -- Nonstate Actors -- International Institutions -- Latin American Integration and Association -- The Inter-American System -- Global and Extraregional Arrangements -- Instruments and Interaction -- Bargaining -- Violence and Accommodation -- International Regimes -- Conclusion -- Explanations and Prescriptions

About the Author

G. Pope Atkins is professor of political science at the United States Naval Academy. He has lived and worked in Argentina and Ecuador and has been a visiting scholar at the Brookings Institution, 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. He has also been a senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. Dr. Atkins has written extensively on Latin American international and comparative politics, including two books on the Dominican Republic.

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