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  • Global Religious Movements in Regional Context

    Volume 4

    Edited by John Wolffe

    This title was first published in 2002: Global Religious Movements in Regional Context offers a wide-ranging exploration of the adaptation and diversity of religious traditions in various geographical, cultural and ethnic contexts within the contemporary world. The book analyses the complexities of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Maya Identities and the Violence of Place

    Borders Bleed

    By Charles D. Thompson, Jr

    This title was first published in 2001. Exploring issues of diversity and cross-cultural interaction and understanding, Maya Identities and the Violence of Place offers new perspectives on borderlands and identities, providing an important case study of people from Latin America on the move.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 

  • Extractive Reserves in Brazilian Amazonia

    Local Resource Management and the Global Political Economy

    By Catarina A.S. Cardoso

    This title was first published in 2003: Despite their growing political significance, the linkages between local resource management and the global political economy are often poorly understood. This book addresses these linkages in a grounded analysis of extractive reserves: areas in Brazil set…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 

  • The Drug War in Latin America

    Hegemony and Global Capitalism

    By William Avilés

    Since the mid-1980s subsequent US governments have promoted a highly militarized and prohibitionist drug control approach in Latin America. Despite this strategy the region has seen increasing levels of homicide, displacement and violence. Why did the militarization of U.S. drug war policies in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Manipulating Courts in New Democracies

    Forcing Judges off the Bench in Argentina

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Modernism and Latin America

    Transnational Networks of Literary Exchange

    By Patricia Novillo-Corvalán

    This book is the first in-depth exploration of the relationship between Latin American and European modernisms during the long twentieth century. Drawing on comparative, historical, and postcolonial reading strategies (including archival research), it seeks to reenergize the study of modernism by…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • New Approaches to Latin American Studies

    Culture and Power

    Edited by Juan Poblete

    Academic and research fields are moved by fads, waves, revolutionaries, paradigm shifts, and turns. They all imply a certain degree of change that alters the conditions of a stable system, producing an imbalance that needs to be addressed by the field itself. New Approaches to Latin American…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 

  • Water Governance and Collective Action

    Multi-scale Challenges

    Edited by Diana Suhardiman, Alan Nicol, Everisto Mapedza

    Collective Action is now recognized as central to addressing the water governance challenge of delivering sustainable development and global environmental benefits. This book examines concepts and practices of collective action that have emerged in recent decades globally. Building on a Foucaultian…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25 
    Earthscan Water Text

  • The Routledge Companion to Latin American Cinema

    Edited by Marvin D'Lugo, Anna M. Lopez, Laura Podalsky

    The Routledge Companion to Latin American Cinema is the most comprehensive survey of Latin American cinemas available in a single volume. While highlighting state-of-the-field research, essays also offer readers a cohesive overview of multiple facets of filmmaking in the region, from the production…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 

  • The Medicalization of Incest and Abuse

    Biomedical and Indigenous Perceptions in Rural Bolivia

    By Carolina Borda

    Combining biomedical, psychological, and anthropological approaches to intergenerational incestuous violence experienced by rural indigenous [and] peasant women in the Andean region, this book raises new questions surrounding humanness and the normalisation of sexual violence. Through original…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge Academic

  • Presidents and Democracy in Latin America

    Edited by Manuel Alcántara, Jean Blondel, Jean-Louis Thiébault

    This new textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the presidents and presidential leadership in Latin America. Unlike other texts, Presidents and Democracy in Latin America integrates both political analysis and major theoretical perspectives with extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 

  • Telenovelas in Pan-Latino Context

    By June Carolyn Erlick

    This concise book provides an accessible overview of the history of the telenovela in Latin America within a pan-Latino context, including the way the genre crosses borders between Latin America and the United States. Telenovelas, a distinct variety of soap operas originating in Latin America, take…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13 
    Latin American Tópicos

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