Latin American Studies New and Key Titles

Welcome to the Latin American Studies Collection

This collection contains key research texts, from new and established authors. From edited collections such as our Routledge Handbooks providing comprehensive coverage of entire topics, to research texts for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, you will find whatever you need to further your own research, challenge your students, and provide essential reference materials for your institutional library.

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Featured Books

  • The Right in Latin America

    Elite Power, Hegemony and the Struggle for the State, 1st Edition

    By Barry Cannon

    Most current analysis on Latin American politics has been directed at examining the shift to the left in the region. Very little attention, however, has been paid to the reactions of the right to this phenomenon. What kind of discursive, policy, and strategic responses have emerged among the right…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21

  • Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Mares, Arie M. Kacowicz

    This new Handbook is a comprehensive collection of cutting-edge essays on all aspects of Latin American Security by a mix of established and emerging scholars. The Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security identifies the key contemporary topics of research and debate, taking into account that…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21

  • Latin American Democracy

    Emerging Reality or Endangered Species?, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Richard L. Millett, Jennifer S. Holmes, Orlando J. Pérez

    More than thirty years have passed since Latin America began the arduous task of transitioning from military-led rule to democracy. In this time, more countries have moved toward the institutional bases of democracy than at any time in the region’s history. Nearly all countries have held free,…

    Paperback – 2015-03-25

  • Comparative Politics of Latin America

    Democracy at Last?, 2nd Edition

    By Daniel C. Hellinger

    Students will explore and understand the evolutions and revolutions that have brought the region to where it is today in the fully-updated new edition of Daniel Hellinger’s Comparative Politics of Latin America. This text offers a unique balance of comparative politics theory and interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2014-12-17

  • Housing Policy in Latin American Cities

    A New Generation of Strategies and Approaches for 2016 UN-HABITAT III, 1st Edition

    By Peter M. Ward, Edith R. Jiménez Huerta, María Mercedes Di Virgilio

    After the 1960s, rapid urbanization in developing regions in Latin America, Africa, and Asia was marked by the expansion of low-income "irregular" settlements that developed informally and which, by the 2000s, often constituted between 20-60 percent of the built-up area of metropolitan areas and…

    Paperback – 2014-10-22

  • The BRICS and Coexistence

    An Alternative Vision of World Order, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cedric de Coning, Thomas Mandrup, Liselotte Odgaard

    The grouping consisting of Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) was initially meant to be nothing more than clever investment jargon referring to the largest and most attractive emerging economies. However, these countries identified with the BRIC concept, and started to meet annually as a group…

    Hardback – 2014-09-23
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