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  • Commercial Insurgencies in the Networked Society

    Explaining the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia

    By Oscar Palma

    This book uses the frameworks of networked and complex insurgencies as discussed within the fields of criminology and strategic studies to explore FARC as a ‘commercial insurgency’. Traditional dominant narratives tend to explain the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in a rather…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Studies in Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and National Security

  • Mexican Politics

    Institutions, Political Economy, and Globalization

    By Todd A. Eisenstadt

    Mexican Politics offers an accessible and timely introduction to politics in Mexico through a concise text with supplemental readings and case studies that allow students to explore key topics in depth. One of the United States’ most important trading partners, Mexico is an important international…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 

  • The Media Commons and Social Movements

    Grassroots Mediations Against Neoliberal Politics

    By Jorge Saavedra Utman

    What does it mean to have a voice in a formal democracy operating under neoliberal guidelines and with an almost entirely private media system? How can the people gain their voice and engage in a dialogue with hegemonic actors and discourses? In this book, Jorge Saavedra Utman examines the role of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09 
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Towards a Global Consensus Against Corruption

    By Mathis Lohaus

    Corruption has long been identified as a governance challenge, yet it took states until the 1990s to adopt binding agreements combating it. While the rapid spread of anti-corruption treaties appears to mark a global consensus, a closer look reveals that not all regional and international…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Global Institutions

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been dubbed a country of contradictions, or even of bipolarity. To people on the outside looking in, it can be puzzling that a country can champion freedom so fiercely in an environment of political repression and mass incarceration, emphasise national unity despite massive…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 

  • South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2019

    27th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Published annually, this 27th 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 – 2018-10-18 
    South America, Central America and the Caribbean

  • Securitisation in the Non-West

    Edited by Simon Mabon, Saloni Kapur

    The concept of securitization has gained increasing prominence in the past decade. Initially developed in Copenhagen, the term has been used to describe the broadening of the security agenda and the framing of particular issues as existential threats across the world. In spite of this prominence,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 

  • New Geographies of Abstract Art in Postwar Latin America

    Edited by Mariola V. Alvarez, Ana M. Franco

    This edited volume examines the history of abstract art across Latin America after 1945. This form of art grew in popularity across the Americas in the postwar period, often serving to affirm a sense of being modern and the right of Latin America to assume the leading role Europe had played before…

    Hardback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • NAFTA and Democracy in Mexico

    A Successful Failure?

    By Pablo Calderón Martínez

    After describing NAFTA as ‘the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere’, Donald Trump’s election seemed to represent the final nail in the coffin for North American economic integration. Following a decade of stagnation, however, Trump’s victory presents a timely opportunity to reconsider North…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge Studies in North American Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of Brazilian Politics

    Edited by Barry Ames

    With contributions from leading international scholars, this Handbook offers the most rigorous and up to date analyses of virtually every aspect of Brazilian politics, including inequality, environmental politics, foreign policy, economic policy making, social policy, and human rights. Divided into…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13 

  • Negotiating Trade Liberalization in Argentina and Chile

    When Policy creates Politics

    By Andrea C. Bianculli

    How do international negotiations affect domestic politics? Starting in the 1990s, countries throughout Latin America embarked on many and simultaneous negotiations. On the shifting ground of widening and deepening trade agendas and diverse arenas, what factors determined trade politics? This book…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Understanding Cuba as a Nation

    From European Settlement to Global Revolutionary Mission

    By Rafael E. Tarragó

    Since 1959, the government of the Caribbean island of Cuba, 90 miles away from the United States of America, has defied its powerful neighbor. The story of the improbable survival of the Cuban Revolutionary Government in its struggle against the most powerful country in the world has kept…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

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