Mano Dura Policies in Latin America
Crime, Violence, and Justice in Latin America
Geopolitical Landscapes of Donald Trump International Politics and Institutional Characteristics of Mexico-Guatemala Relations
Latin American Military and Politics in the Twenty-first Century A Cross-National Analysis
Anti-Neoliberal Populisms in Comparative Perspective A Latinamericanisation of Southern Europe?
Crime, Violence and the State in Latin America
Democracy and Brazil Collapse and Regression
By Jonathan D. Rosen, Sebastián A. Cutrona
June 30, 2023
Leading scholars and policy analysts from around the Americas come together to untangle the factors that have fuelled the implementation of mano dura politics, their rising popularity, and impacts across nine widely heterogeneous countries in Latin America. Beginning with a discussion on the ...
By Mariana Llanos, Leiv Marsteintredet
June 23, 2023
This book accounts for and analyses the latest developments in Latin American presidential democracies, with a special focus on political institutions. The stellar line-up of renowned scholars of Latin American politics and institutions from Latin America, Europe, and the United States offer new ...
By Jacqueline Jiménez Polanco, Ernesto Sagás
February 27, 2023
This collection examines the continuities and changes that have set the Dominican political system apart from its Latin American counterparts over the last couple of decades. Whereas traditional political parties have lost support throughout Latin America and electoral systems have devolved into ...
By Carlos Solar, Carlos A. Pérez Ricart
December 23, 2022
This book asks why crime and violence persist in Latin America at extreme levels and why the states have not been able to more effectively solve this problem that dominates the lives of many millions of Latin Americans. Informed by diverse disciplinary backgrounds, the book brings together a team ...
By Carlos Heredia-Zubieta
October 14, 2022
Geopolitical Landscapes of Donald Trump examines the role that local actors in Mexico, Central America and the United States have played in shaping the Mexico-Guatemala transborder region. From governments to business and organized crime, scholars from both Mexico and the United States introduce a ...
By Valesca Lima, Rafaela N. Pannain, Gabriela Pereira Martins
August 26, 2022
This book sheds light on the outcomes of social movements in Brazil. It provides an extensive analysis of how and when collective mobilization and protest activities brought about social and political change. Charting the dynamics and characteristics of Brazil’s social movements from the abolition ...
By Dirk Kruijt, Kees Koonings
July 22, 2022
This volume offers a comparative analysis of the role of the military in Latin America in domestic politics and governance after 2000. Divided into four parts covering the entirety of Latin America, the book argues that the Latin American military as semi-autonomous political actors have not faded ...
By Melisa Deciancio, Cintia Quiliconi
July 22, 2022
This volume analyses South American regional and international cooperation during the COVID19 crisis started in 2020. Across thirteen chapters a collection of leading experts address how regional collaboration has developed, evolved, and recoiled. The chapters explore the state of regionalism at ...
By Enrico Padoan
May 30, 2022
In this book, Enrico Padoan proposes an original middle-range theory to explain the emergence and the internal organisation of anti-neoliberal populist parties in Latin America and Southern Europe, and the relationships between these parties and the organised working class. Padoan begins by tracing...
By Jonathan D. Rosen, Hanna Samir Kassab
May 06, 2022
In this succinct text, Jonathan D. Rosen and Hanna Samir Kassab explore the linkage between weak institutions and government policies designed to combat drug trafficking, organized crime, and violence in Latin America. Using quantitative analysis to examine criminal violence and publicly available...
By Bernardo Bianchi, Jorge Chaloub, Patricia Rangel, Frieder Otto Wolf
May 06, 2022
Democracy and Brazil: Collapse and Regression discusses the de-democratization process underway in contemporary Brazil. The relative political stability that characterized domestic politics in the 2000s ended with the sudden emergence of a series of massive protests in 2013, followed by the ...
By Andrés García Trujillo
April 29, 2022
In Peace and Rural Development in Colombia Andrés García Trujillo investigates whether peace agreements geared toward terminating internal armed conflicts trigger rural distributive changes. Combining academic rigor with an insider’s perspective, García Trujillo shows that the peace agreement in ...