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  • The Future of U.S. Empire in the Americas

    The Trump Administration and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy M. Gill

    With the rise of President Trump, many are coming to question where the United States (U.S.) is headed and, whether we might witness an imperial decline under Trump. Social scientists largely recognize the contemporary hegemonic position of the U.S. at the global level, but questions persist…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Central America

    Global Forces and Political Change, 7th Edition

    By John A. Booth, Christine J. Wade, Thomas W. Walker

    In this seventh edition, John A. Booth, Christine J. Wade, and Thomas W. Walker update a classic in the field which invites students to explore the histories, economies, and politics of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Covering the region's political and economic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-23 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Latin American Guerrilla Movements

    Origins, Evolution, Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dirk Kruijt, Eduardo Rey Tristán, Alberto Martin 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2020

    28th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Published annually, this 28th edition brings together a unique combination of the latest data on, and detailed analysis of, a vast region. Scrupulously updated by Europa’s experienced editors, the volume also includes contributions from regional specialists. General Survey Essays written by…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    South America, Central America and the Caribbean

  • The War on Drugs in the Americas

    1st Edition

    By Christopher M. White

    The War on Drugs in the Americas brings together the history of the War on Drugs in the US and Latin America to reveal how, since 1914, when the US first criminalized the non-medical use of narcotics, the trade and violence associated with drugs has developed throughout the hemisphere. This concise…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Guatemalan Vigilantism and the Global (Re)Production of Collective Violence

    A Tale of Two Lynchings, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Weston

    This book grounds an understanding of lynching as an increasingly globalised phenomenon through an examination of two cases in Guatemala. The chapters cover issues of migration, tourism, gangs, inter-generational conflict, media, gossip, and rumour to understand national and global patterns of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Latin American Soldiers

    Armed Forces in the Region's History, 1st Edition

    By John R. Bawden

    In this accessible volume, John R. Bawden introduces readers to the study of armed forces in Latin American history through vivid narratives about four very different countries: Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, and Chile. Latin America has faced many of the challenges common to postcolonial states such as…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06
    Routledge
    Latin American Tópicos

  • Race and Afro-Brazilian Agency in Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Tshombe Miles

    This book provides an insight into the Afro-Brazilian experience of racism in Brazil from the 19th Century to the present day, exploring people of African Ancestry’s responses to racism in the context of a society where racism was present in practice, though rarely explicit in law. Race and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • The Youngest Citizens

    Children's Rights in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Amy Risley

    The Youngest Citizens traces the historical evolution of children’s rights in Latin America before turning its focus to the dramatic shift in discourse and policy experienced by the continent in the last 20 years. This book explores the new global regime on childhood, child advocates’…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge
    Latin American Tópicos

  • Citizenship in the Latin American Upper and Middle Classes

    Ethnographic Perspectives on Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiorella Montero-Diaz, Franka Winter

    The problem of citizenship has long affected Latin America, simultaneously producing inclusion and exclusion, division and unity. Its narrative and practice both reflect and contribute to the region’s profound inequalities. However, citizenship is usually studied on the margins of society. Despite…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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