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South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2016



ISBN 9781857437850
Published October 15, 2015 by Routledge
1124 Pages

 
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Book Description

Published annually, this 24th edition brings together a unique combination of the latest data on, and detailed analysis of, a vast region. Scrupulously updated by Europa’s experienced editors, the volume also includes contributions from regional specialists.

New for 2016:
- analysis of all recent elections in the region, including the re-election of Dilma Rousseff in Brazil and the return of Tabaré Vázquez to the presidency in Uruguay, as well as coverage of ballots in Bolivia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Dominica, El Salvador, Anguilla, Guyana, Suriname, Mexico and the British Virgin Islands, and the upcoming scheduled elections in Haiti

- completely revised articles on Latin American politics beyond the commodities boom, the geopolitics of energy in the Caribbean, the People’s Republic of China’s growing influence in Latin America, violence and insecurity in Mexico, rethinking drugs policy in Latin America and debates over autonomy in non-self-governing Caribbean territories

- a new essay on transitional justice in Latin America

General Survey

Essays written by acknowledged experts on the area provide an impartial overview of the region.

Country surveys

Individual chapters on each country, comprising:

- essays on the geography, recent history and economy of each country
- a statistical survey
- a full directory section
- a select bibliography.

Regional Information

A directory of research institutes and bibliographies of books and journals covering Latin America and the Caribbean.

Table of Contents

Part 1: General Survey Part 2: Country Surveys Sections on geography, history and economy, as well as statistical surveys, directories and bibliographies for each country. Part 3: Regional Information Regional Organizations. Major Commodities of Latin America. Research Institutes. Select Bibliography (Books). Select Bibliography (Periodicals). Index of Regional Organizations.

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Europa publications have long been regarded as premier reference resources, providing authoritative political and economic data for every country and region of the world, biographical profiles of the most influential global figures in every field, including politics, science, business, academia, the arts and the media, and unrivalled access to information on universities, libraries and other academic institutions world-wide.

Available in print and online, Europa's principal titles, The Europa World Year Book,The Europa Regional Surveys of the World, The International Who's Who and The Europa World of Learning, serve the contemporary research needs of students, academics and information-seekers in specialist and general reference libraries, government offices and commercial institutions in every country.

Reviews

‘A valuable treasure.’ – International Social Science Review