Latin American Politics Products

  • Politics Latin America

    3rd Edition

    By Gavin O'Toole

    Politics Latin America examines the role of Latin America in the world and its importance to the study of politics with particular emphasis on the institutions and processes that exist to guarantee democracy and the forces that threaten to compromise it. Now in its third edition and fully revised…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    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

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-09-03 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Latin America

    Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Kingstone

    This brief text offers an unbiased reflection on the neoliberal debate in Latin America and the institutional puzzle that underlies the region’s difficulties with democratization and development. In addition to providing an overview of this key element of the Latin American political economy, Peter…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Idea of Failed States

    Community, Society, Nation and Patterns of Cohesion

    By H. Christian Breede

    Why are some states able to deliver public services to their citizens while others cannot? Why are some states beset by internal conflict that leaves many impoverished? Much of what has become known as the failed states literature attempts to engage with these questions, but does so in way that…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Migration Governance across Regions

    State-Diaspora Relations in the Latin America-Southern Europe Corridor

    By Ana Margheritis

    Migration policies are rarely effective. Examples of unintended and undesirable outcomes abound. In Latin America, very little is known about the impact and long-term sustainability of state policies towards emigrants. Following a world-wide trend, Ecuador, Uruguay, Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Emerging Powers in International Politics

    The BRICS and Soft Power

    Edited by Mathilde Chatin, Giulio Gallarotti

    The rise of large and rapidly growing nations is having a significant impact on the global order, as their expanding influence reshapes the structure of power in the international system. These emerging powers are increasingly asserting themselves as major actors on the global scene. Leading this…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • The Class Struggle in Latin America

    Making History Today

    By James Petras, Henry Veltmeyer

    The Class Struggle in Latin America: Making History Today analyses the political and economic dynamics of development in Latin America through the lens of class struggle. Focusing in particular on Peru, Paraguay, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil and Venezuela, the book identifies how the shifts…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Projections of Power in the Americas

    Edited by Helene Balslev Clausen, Niels Bjerre-Poulsen, Jan Gustafsson

    Two phenomena are of central interest in the nine contributions that make up this volume: one is the question of power and its multiple forms, and the other is that geographical, political and cultural multifaceted unity we call the ‘the Americas’. The book is a multidisciplinary effort, written by…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • Neutrality and Neutralism in the Global Cold War

    Between or Within the Blocs?

    Edited by Sandra Bott, Jussi M. Hanhimaki, Janick Schaufelbuehl, Marco Wyss

    This book sheds new light on the foreign policies, roles, and positions of neutral states and the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in the global Cold War. The volume places the neutral states and the NAM in the context of the Cold War and demonstrates the links between the East, the West, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Colombian Agency and the making of US Foreign Policy

    Intervention by Invitation

    By Alvaro Mendez

    This book studies a significant event in US relations with Latin America, shedding light on the role of dependent states and their foreign policy agency in the process by which local concerns become intertwined with the dominant state’s foreign policy. Plan Colombia was a large-scale foreign aid…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Foreign Policy Analysis

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