Latin American Politics Products

  • Guatemala, The Question of Genocide

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Brazil and Climate Change

    Beyond the Amazon

    By Eduardo Viola, Matías Franchini

    Climate change is increasingly a part of the human experience. As the problem worsens, the cooperative dilemma that the issue carries has become evident: climate change is a complex problem that systematically gets insufficient answers from the international system. This book offers an assessment…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2018

    26th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Published annually, this 26th 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 – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Government-Linked Companies and Sustainable, Equitable Development

    Edited by Terence Gomez, François Bafoil, Kee-Cheok Cheong

    The debate over how far governments should intervene in economies in order to promote economic growth, a debate which from the 1980s seemed settled in favour of the neo-liberal, non-interventionist consensus, has taken on new vigour since the financial crisis of 2008 and after. Some countries, most…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Crisis and Promise in the Caribbean

    Politics and Convergence

    By Winston Dookeran

    The Caribbean is made up of a complex, enigmatic region, characterised by great disparities in size, population, geography, history, language, religion, race and politics. This is a region in which harmony and discord work in tandem, trying to link economic logic with political logic. This book is…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • 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 – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • The Reparative Effects of Human Rights Trials

    Lessons From Argentina

    By Rosario Figari Layus

    Justice in domestic courts is one of the most prominent aims of victims seeking to obtain accountability for human rights violations. It is, however, also one of the most difficult to achieve. In many Latin American countries, as well as elsewhere, activists have put human rights prosecutions…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Democratic Latin America

    2nd Edition

    By Craig L. Arceneaux

    This much-expanded and updated second edition of Democratic Latin America takes an institutional approach to Latin American politics to discuss contemporary politics and to highlight how past politics have shaped current institutional designs. It draws explicit connections between certain political…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

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