Latin American Politics Products

  • Assembling Exclusive Expertise

    Knowledge, Ignorance and Conflict Resolution in the Global South

    Edited by Anna Leander, Ole Waever

    This book looks at the worlding of the Global South in the process of assembling conflict resolution expertise. Anna Leander, Ole Waever and their contributors pursue this ambition by following the experts, institutions, databases and creative expressions that are assembled into conflict…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • The Drug War in the Americas

    By Christopher M. White

    Over the past century, the war against illegal drugs has reshaped both the United States and Latin American societies. Throughout that time, the legitimacy of this drug war has also been fiercely debated. This concise and accessible book brings together the history of the drug war in the U.S. and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

  • Euro-Caribbean Societies in the 21st Century

    Offshore Europe on the Move

    Edited by SEBASTIEN CHAUVIN, Peter Clegg, Bruno Cousin

    This edited collection examines the realities of the last remnants of the European empires in the Caribbean, namely the British, Dutch and French overseas territories. Although known and perhaps infamous for their role as high-end tourist destinations and financial centres, these small…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Europa Regional Perspectives

  • 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 – 2018-05-31 
    Studies in Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and National Security

  • Young People and Everyday Peace

    Exclusion, Insecurity and Peacebuilding in Colombia

    By Helen Berents

    Young People and Everyday Peace is grounded in the stories of young people who live in Los Altos de Cazucá, an informal peri-urban community in Soacha, to the south of Colombia’s capital Bogotá. The occupants of this community have fled the armed conflict and exist in a state of marginalisation and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17 
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Bad News from Venezuela

    By Alan Macleod

    Since the election of President Hugo Chavez in 1998, Venezuela has become an important news item. Western coverage is shaped by the cultural milieu of its journalists, with news written from New York or London by non-specialists or by those staying inside wealthy guarded enclaves in an intensely…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge Focus on Communication and Society

  • The Political Economy of Lula’s Brazil

    Edited by Pedro Chadarevian

    The Political Economy of Lula’s Brazil describes the social, political and economic transformations that led to increased interest in the tropical giant at the start of the 21st century. This volume demonstrates that Brazil’s rise was the result of the adoption of heterodox economic policies, while…

    Hardback – 2018-04-13 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Political Economy of Latin America

    Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development after the Commodity Boom, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Kingstone

    This brief text offers an unbiased reflection on debates about neoliberalism and its alternatives in Latin America with an emphasis on the institutional puzzle that underlies the region’s difficulties with democratization and development. In addition to providing an overview of this key element of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-21 

  • Vivir Bien as an Alternative to Neoliberal Globalization

    Can Indigenous Terminologies Decolonize the State?

    By Eija Ranta

    Presenting an ethnographic account of the emergence and application of critical political alternatives in the Global South, this book analyses the opportunities and challenges of decolonizing and transforming a modern, hierarchical and globally-immersed nation-state on the basis of indigenous…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21 
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Reframing Latin American Development

    Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Raul Delgado Wise

    Since the year 2000 Latin America has been at the forefront of a series of diverse experiments with alternative forms, pathways and models of economic development and at the cutting edge of the international theoretical and political debates that surround these experiments. Reframing Latin American…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19 
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • BRICS and Global Governance

    Edited by John Kirton, Marina Larionova

    The past few decades have witnessed the development of an increasingly globalised and multipolar world order, in which the demand for multilateralism becomes ever more pronounced. The BRICS group established in 2009, has evolved into a plurilateral summit institution recognized both by sceptics and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20 
    Global Governance

  • Bush II, Obama, and the Decline of U.S. Hegemony in the Western Hemisphere

    By Thomas Andrew O'Keefe

    Bush II, Obama, and the Decline of U.S. Hegemony in the Western Hemisphere applies competing definitions and conceptions of hegemony to various foreign policy initiatives and events during the administrations of George W. Bush and Barack H. Obama to test whether they manifest a decline in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-09 

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