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
    Routledge

  • US Hegemony and the Americas: Power and Economic Statecraft in International Relations book cover

    US Hegemony and the Americas

    Power and Economic Statecraft in International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Arturo Santa-Cruz

    In this book, Arturo Santa-Cruz advances an understanding of power as a social relationship and applies it consistently to the economic realm in United States relations with other countries of the Western Hemisphere. Following the academic and popular debate on the ebb and flow of US hegemony, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Latin American Guerrilla Movements: Origins, Evolution, Outcomes book cover

    Latin American Guerrilla Movements

    Origins, Evolution, Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dirk Kruijt, Eduardo Rey Tristán, Alberto Martín Álvarez

    Organized around single country studies embedded in key historical moments, this book introduces students to the shifting and varied guerrilla history of Latin America from the late 1950s to the present. It brings together academics and those directly involved in aspects of the guerrilla movement,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • The Europa Regional Surveys of the World 2020: 9 -Volume Set book cover

    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World 2020

    9 -Volume Set, 1st Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

      The Europa Regional Surveys of the World Set 2020 is a timely and authoritative reference source, vast in its scope. The set consists of nine volumes, covering all the world regions, from South Asia to North America. These can be purchased individually or together. Each volume provides a…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Latin America and Policy Diffusion: From Import to Export book cover

    Latin America and Policy Diffusion

    From Import to Export, 1st Edition

    Edited by Osmany Porto de Oliveira, Cecilia Osorio Gonnet, Sergio Montero, Cristiane Kerches da Silva Leite

    Latin American countries have for a long time been importers of public policies and institutions from the Global North. The colonial legacy and resulting patterns of international relations during the 20th century favoured a course of adoption and hybridization of political institutions. In recent…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Forensic Anthropology Teams in Latin America book cover

    Forensic Anthropology Teams in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Dutrénit-Bielous

    This book charts the development of forensic anthropology teams in Latin America and surveys their main characteristics, achievements, and challenges in light of a recent past fraught with state repression and violence. The volume contains contributions by an interdisciplinary group of scholars…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • Latin American Economic Development book cover

    Latin American Economic Development

    3rd Edition

    By Javier A. Reyes, W. Charles Sawyer

    Latin America is one of the most intriguing parts of the world. The region’s illustrious history, culture, and geography are famous internationally, but in terms of  economics, Latin America has been generally associated with problems. For many, the combination of a resource-rich region and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Development Economics

  • Studying the State: A Global South Perspective book cover

    Studying the State

    A Global South Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esteban Nicholls

    Studying the State explores the results of governments in the Global South, particularly in Latin America, turning to the state as a vehicle for mobilizing people, resources and political change. The book evaluates the results of this return to the state by looking at recent historical events to…

    Hardback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

8Series in Latin American Politics

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