E-books: Latin American & Hispanic Studies

  • Nature's Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty book cover

    Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty, 2nd Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    When first published in 2009, Nature’s Matrix set out a radical new approach to the conservation of biodiversity. This new edition pushes the frontier of the biodiversity/agriculture debate further, making an even stronger case for the need to transform agriculture and support small- and…

    eBook – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • Latino Professionals in America: Testimonios of Policy, Perseverance, and Success book cover

    Latino Professionals in America

    Testimonios of Policy, Perseverance, and Success, 1st Edition

    By Maria Chávez

    In Latino Professionals in America, Maria Chávez combines rich qualitative interviews, auto-ethnographic accounts, and policy analysis to explore the converging oppressions that make it difficult for Latinos to become professionals and to envision themselves as successful in those professions.…

    eBook – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World book cover

    Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World

    1st Edition

    By Pádraig Carmody

    Taking a critical and historical view, this text explores the theory and changing practice of international development. It provides an overview of how the field has evolved and the concrete impacts of this on the ground on the lives of people in the Global South. Development Theory and Practice…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • The Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean book cover

    The Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean

    2nd Edition

    By Harry Sanabria

    This wide-ranging introduction to the anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean offers broad coverage of culture and society in the region, taking into account historical developments as well as the roles of power and inequality. The chapters address key topics such as colonialism,…

    eBook – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Politics in Developing Countries book cover

    Politics in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil book cover

    Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. It is a place where narratives of "racial democracy" exist in the face of stark inequalities, and where the natural environment is celebrated as a point of national pride, but at the same time is exploited at alarming rates. To people on…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Latinx Studies: The Key Concepts book cover

    Latinx Studies

    The Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Frederick Aldama, Christopher González

    Latinx Studies: The Key Concepts is an accessible guide to the central concepts and issues that inform Latinx Studies globally. It summarizes, explains, contextualizes, and assesses key critical concepts, perspectives, developments, and debates in Latinx Studies. At once comprehensive in coverage…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Latino Peoples in the New America: Racialization and Resistance book cover

    Latino Peoples in the New America

    Racialization and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by José A. Cobas, Joe R. Feagin, Daniel J. Delgado, Maria Chávez

    "Latinos" are the largest group among Americans of color. At 59 million, they constitute nearly a fifth of the US population. Their number has alarmed many in government, other mainstream institutions, and the nativist right who fear the white-majority US they have known is disappearing. During the…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights: History, Politics, Practice book cover

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights

    History, Politics, Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rajini Srikanth, Elora Halim Chowdhury

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights: History, Politics, Practice is an edited collection that brings together analyses of human rights work from multiple disciplines. Within the academic sphere, this book will garner interest from scholars who are invested in human rights as a field of…

    eBook – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • LatinX Voices: Hispanics in Media in the U.S book cover

    LatinX Voices

    Hispanics in Media in the U.S, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katie Coronado, Erica Kight

    LatinX Voices is the first undergraduate textbook that includes an overview of Hispanic/LatinX Media in the U.S. and gives readers an understanding of how media in the United States has transformed around this audience. Based on the authors’ professional and research experience, and teaching…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • Magical Writing In Salasaca: Literacy And Power In Highland Ecuador book cover

    Magical Writing In Salasaca

    Literacy And Power In Highland Ecuador, 1st Edition

    By Peter Wogan

    This book demonstrates that the beliefs about writing reflect extensive contact with birth certificates, baptism records, and other church and state documents. It reviews Ecuadorian history to identify the specific documentation sources that have most influenced beliefs in the witch's book.…

    eBook – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Case Studies in Anthropology

  • Latin American Politics and Development book cover

    Latin American Politics and Development

    9th Edition

    By Harvey F. Kline, Christine J. Wade, Howard J. Wiarda

    For over thirty years, Latin American Politics and Development has kept instructors and students abreast of current affairs and changes in Latin America. Now in its ninth edition, this definitive text has been updated throughout and features contributions from experts in the field, including twenty…

    eBook – 2018-04-24
    Routledge

12Series in Latin American & Hispanic Studies

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