Latin American & Hispanic Studies Products

  • The Middle Class in Emerging Societies

    Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets

    Edited by Leslie L. Marsh, Hongmei Li

    This volume examines the discursive construction of the meanings and lifestyle practices of the middle class in the rapidly transforming economies of Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, focusing on the social, political and cultural implications at local and global levels. While…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Sustainability and Wellbeing

    Human-Scale Development in Practice

    By Mònica Guillen-Royo

    The idea that we can meet human needs and simultaneously conserve and even enhance the natural environment is an attractive one. Since the Brundtland report popularised a definition of sustainable development based on the concept of needs, there has been a widespread belief that it should be…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Latin American History Goes to the Movies

    Understanding Latin America's Past through Film

    By Stewart Brewer

    Latin American History Goes to the Movies combines the study of the rich history of Latin America with the medium of feature film. In this concise and accessible book, author Stewart Brewer helps students understand key themes and issues in Latin American history, from pre-Columbian times to the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Peripheral Visions of Economic Development

    New frontiers in development economics and the history of economic thought

    Edited by Mario Garcia-Molina, Hans-Michael Trautwein

    This book explores peripheral visions on economic development, both in the sense that it deals with specific issues of economic development and underdevelopment in countries at the periphery of the world economy, and in terms of its exploration of the economic thinking developed in those regions,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2016

    24th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Scrupulously revised and updated, bringing you impartial and comprehensive coverage of this vast area, this is an unrivalled survey on the countries and territories of this immense region.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Maternal Transition

    A North-South Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth

    By Candace Johnson

    What are the political dimensions that are revealed in women’s preferences for health care during pregnancy and childbirth? The answers to this question vary from one community to the next, and often from woman to the next, although the trends in the Global North and South are strikingly different.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Spanish-Language Television in the United States

    Fifty Years of Development

    By Kenton T. Wilkinson

    Since its introduction in the early 1960s, Spanish-language television in the United States has grown in step with the Hispanic population. Industry and demographic projections forecast rising influence through the 21st century. This book traces U.S. Spanish-language television’s development from…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Course of Mexican Music

    By Janet Sturman

    The Course of Mexican Music provides students with a cohesive introductory understanding of the scope and influence of Mexican music. The textbook highlights individual musical examples as a means of exploring the processes of selection that led to specific musical styles in…

    Paperback – 2015-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Discourses of the Developing World

    Researching properties, problems and potentials

    By Shi-xu, Kwesi Kwaa Prah, María Laura Pardo

    Against the backdrop of overwhelming discourse scholarship emanating from the Western cosmopolitan centres, this volume offers a development-centred approach to unfamiliar, marginalised or otherwise disadvantaged discourses of the Third World or the Global South. Written by leading researchers…

    Hardback – 2015-09-30 
    Routledge
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

  • El mundo hispanohablante contemporáneo

    Historia, política, sociedades y culturas

    By Clara Mojica-Díaz, Lourdes Sánchez-López

    El mundo hispanohablante contemporáneo: Historia, política, sociedades y culturas is a comprehensive and innovative course for advanced students of Spanish. Offering a constructivist approach to the study of the contemporary civilizations, cultures and histories of the Spanish-speaking world,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge

  • The Art of Post-Dictatorship

    Ethics and Aesthetics in Transitional Argentina

    By Vikki Bell

    Since the end of the last dictatorship in 1983, Argentina’s visual artists and art-activists have been central to campaigns to demand the criminal prosecution of those initially granted amnesty and to a variety of commemorative projects. In The Art of Post-Dictatorship: Ethics and Aesthetics in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Masculinities and Femininities in Latin America’s Uneven Development

    By Susan Paulson

    This book forges a new approach to historical and geographical change by asking how gender arrangements and dynamics influence the evolution of institutions and environments. This new theoretical approach is applied via mixed methods and a multi-scale framework to bring together unusually diverse…

    Hardback – 2015-09-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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