Politics & International Relations: Latin American Politics

  • Social-Environmental Conflicts, Extractivism and Human Rights in Latin America book cover

    Social-Environmental Conflicts, Extractivism and Human Rights in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malayna Raftopoulos

    This book focuses on the issues of global environmental injustice and human rights violations and explores the scope and limits of the potential of human rights to influence environmental justice. It offers a multidisciplinary perspective on contemporary development discussions, analysing some of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19

  • The Politics and Performance of Mestizaje in Latin America: Mestizo Acts book cover

    The Politics and Performance of Mestizaje in Latin America

    Mestizo Acts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul K Eiss, Joanne Rapport

    The term "mestizaje" is generally translated as race mixture, with races typically understood as groups differentiated by skin color or other physical characteristics. Yet such understandings seem contradicted by contemporary understandings of race as a cultural construct, or idea, rather than as a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17

  • The Legislature of Brazil: An Analysis of Its Policy-Making and Public Engagement Roles book cover

    The Legislature of Brazil

    An Analysis of Its Policy-Making and Public Engagement Roles, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cristiane Brum Bernardes, Cristina Leston-Bandeira, Ricardo de João Braga

    This book develops a critical analysis of the Brazilian legislature, specifically the role of its lower chamber, the Chamber of Deputies, in policy making and how this combines with its public engagement role, namely in terms of promoting participation and transparency. The book draws from Nelson…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17

  • Guatemala, the Question of Genocide book cover

    Guatemala, the Question of Genocide

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Oglesby, Diane M. Nelson

    In Guatemala, it was called the "trial of the century": the 2013 prosecution of former de facto head of state (1982-1983) General José Efraín Ríos Montt and his intelligence chief, General José Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity against the Maya-Ixil…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13

  • The Global Political Economy of Ra�l Prebisch book cover

    The Global Political Economy of Ra�l Prebisch

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matias E. Margulis

    The Global Political Economy of Raúl Prebisch offers an original analysis of global political economy by examining it through the ideas, agency and influence of one of its most important thinkers, leaders and personalities. Prebisch’s ground-breaking ideas as an economist – the terms-of-trade…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • UN Peace Operations: Lessons from Haiti, 1994-2016 book cover

    UN Peace Operations

    Lessons from Haiti, 1994-2016, 1st Edition

    By Eirin Mobekk

    This book assesses the UN Peace Operations in Haiti and establishes what lessons should be taken into account for future operations elsewhere. Specifically, the book examines the UN’s approaches to security and stability, demobilisation, disarmament and reintegration (DDR), police, justice and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11

  • Reframing Latin American Development book cover

    Reframing Latin American Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Raul Delgado Wise

    Since the year 2000 Latin America has been at the forefront of a series of diverse experiments with alternative forms, pathways and models of economic development and at the cutting edge of the international theoretical and political debates that surround these experiments. Reframing Latin American…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • US Power in Latin America: Renewing Hegemony book cover

    US Power in Latin America

    Renewing Hegemony, 1st Edition

    By Rubrick Biegon

    An original account of contemporary US-Latin American relations, this book utilises neo-Gramscian and historical materialist approaches to build a novel conceptual framework for analysing US hegemony, extending critical theory in new and exciting directions. It disaggregates US power into distinct…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Entangled Heritages: Postcolonial Perspectives on the Uses of the Past in Latin America book cover

    Entangled Heritages

    Postcolonial Perspectives on the Uses of the Past in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Olaf Kaltmeier, Mario Rufer

    Relying on the concept of a shared history, this book argues that we can speak of a shared heritage that is common in terms of the basic grammar of heritage and articulated histories, but divided alongside the basic difference between colonizers and colonized. This problematic is also evident in…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • Manipulating Courts in New Democracies: Forcing Judges off the Bench in Argentina book cover

    Manipulating Courts in New Democracies

    Forcing Judges off the Bench in Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Castagnola

    When can the Executive manipulate the composition of a Court? What political factors explain judicial instability on the bench?  Using original field data from Argentina's National Supreme Court and all twenty-four Provincial Supreme Courts, Andrea Castagnola develops a novel theory to explain…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12

  • Challenging the U.S.-Led War on Drugs: Argentina in Comparative Perspective book cover

    Challenging the U.S.-Led War on Drugs

    Argentina in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Sebastián Antonino Cutrona

    Challenging the U.S.-Led War on Drugs explores the cases that have resisted the U.S. pressure to adopt a militarized approach to fight against drug trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through a sweeping narrative history from the recovery of democracy in 1983 to the present, Cutrona…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Development Across Faith Boundaries book cover

    Development Across Faith Boundaries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Ware, Matthew Clarke

    Faith-based organisations (FBOs) have long been recognised as having an advantage in delivering programs and interventions amongst communities of the same faith. However, many FBOs today work across a variety of contexts, including with local partners and communities of different faiths. Likewise,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

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