Latin American Politics Products

  • Presidents, Governors, and the Struggles over the Distribution of Power

    Primus Contra Pares in Argentina and Brazil

    By Lucas I. González

    Tensions between central authorities and subnational units over centralization and fiscal autonomy are on top of the political agenda in many developing federal countries. This book examines historical changes in the balance between the resources that presidents and governors control and the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

  • 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

  • The Essential History of Mexico

    From Pre-Conquest to Present

    By Philip Russell

    The full text of The History of Mexico: From Pre-Conquest to Present traces the last 500 years of Mexican history, from the indigenous empires devastated by the Spanish conquest through the 21st-century, including the election of 2012. Written in a clear and accessible manner, the book offers a…

    Paperback – 2015-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Mexico's Uneven Development

    The Geographical and Historical Context of Inequality

    By Oscar J. Martinez

    Mexico and the United States may be neighbors, but their economies offer stark contrasts. In Mexico’s Uneven Development: The Geographical and Historical Context of Inequality, Oscar J. Martínez explores Mexico’s history to explain why Mexico remains less developed than the United States. Weaving…

    Paperback – 2015-09-02 
    Routledge

  • Women Presidents of Latin America

    Beyond Family Ties?

    By Farida Jalalzai

    Women are gaining ground as presidents of Latin America. Women leaders in presidential systems (particularly women directly elected by the public) were generally limited to daughters and wives of male executives or opposition leaders. With the election of Michelle Bachelet in Chile, these…

    Paperback – 2015-08-30 
    Routledge

  • The Southern Cone Model

    The Political Economy of Regional Capitalist Development in Latin America

    By Nicola Phillips

    Developing an original blend of perspectives from the fields of international and comparative political economy, this book presents an innovative and in-depth account of the contemporary political economy of the southern cone of Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.It…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens

    Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment, 1804-2013

    By Alex Dupuy

    This title focuses on Haiti from an international perspective. Haiti has endured undue influence from successive French and US governments; its fragile 'democracy' has been founded on subordination to and dominance of foreign powers. This book examines Haiti's position within the global…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • Political Communication and Leadership

    Mimetisation, Hugo Chavez and the construction of power and identity

    By Elena Block

    The long-lasting hegemonic rule of President Hugo Chávez not only involved significant rearrangements in the control of political power in Venezuela but also shifts in the way its citizens constructed, connected and interacted with politics. In this book, Elena Block explores the political…

    Hardback – 2015-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration

    The Andean Court as an Engine of Development

    By Osvaldo Saldias

    The Judicial Politics of Economic Integration analyses development strategies and regional integration in the Andean Community (the former Andean Pact), focusing on the establishment of the Andean Court of Justice and its case law, as well as the intellectual underpinnings that made such an…

    Paperback – 2015-08-16 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Identity in Latin American Censuses

    Edited by Luis F. Angosto-Ferrández, Sabine Kradolfer

    The Politics of Identity in Latin American Censuses contributes new and original perspectives to existing discussions about the shaping of multiculturalist ideology in Latin America, its interweaving with the cultural politics of neoliberalism and the relation between ethnic identification…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • The New Dynamics of Identity Politics in the Americas

    Multiculturalism and Beyond

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Sebastian Thies, Josef Raab

    Multiculturalism has shaped identity politics in the Americas over the past decades, as illustrated by politics of recognition, affirmative action, and increasing numbers of internationally recognized cultural productions by members of ethnic minorities. Hinting at postcolonial legacies in…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

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