Latin American Politics Products

  • The Drug War in the Americas

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-06-01 

  • The Mobilisation and Demobilisation of Middle-Class Revolt

    Comparative Insights from Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Ozarow

    Adopting as a case study Argentina’s popular uprisings against neoliberalism, which peaked in 2001-02 with subsequent mass protests, The Mobilization and Demobilization of Middle-Class Revolt analyses two decades of longitudinal research (1995-2018), including World Bank and Latinobarometer …

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Towards a Global Consensus Against Corruption

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-04-19 
    Global Institutions

  • Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gibrán Cruz-Martínez

    Social protection serves as an important development tool, helping to alleviate deprivation, reduce social risks, raise household income, and develop human capital. This book brings together an interdisciplinary team of international experts to analyse social protection systems and welfare regimes…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • The International Political Economy of the BRICS

    1st Edition

    Edited by Li Xing

    Exploring to what extent the BRICS group is a significant actor challenging the global order, this book focuses on the degree and consequence of their emergence and explores how important cooperation is to individual BRICS members’ foreign policy strategies and potential relevance as leaders in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

  • Commercial Insurgencies in the Networked Era

    The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, 1st Edition

    By Oscar Palma

    This book examines the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) as a commercial insurgency through the network-complex paradigm of insurgency. Countering traditional perspectives of the group, it proposes new and comprehensive explanations for the FARC’s presence in Latin America. Existing…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20 
    Cass Military Studies

  • Demobilisation and Reintegration in Colombia

    Building State and Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Francy Carranza-Franco

    This book investigates demobilisation, disarmament and reintegration (DDR) in Colombia during the 20th and 21st century. The six large peace processes and amnesties that took place in Colombia over this period were nation-led, providing an interesting case study for the wider DDR literature which…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14 
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • The Politics of Political Science

    Re-Writing Latin American Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Paulo Ravecca

    In this thought-provoking book, Paulo Ravecca presents a series of interlocking studies on the politics of political science in the Americas. Focusing mainly on the cases of Chile and Uruguay, Ravecca employs different strands of critical theory to challenge the mainstream narrative about the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-12 

  • The Reparative Effects of Human Rights Trials

    Lessons From Argentina, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-08 
    Transitional Justice

  • Politics in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06 

  • The Role of Female Combatants in the Nicaraguan Revolution and Counter Revolutionary War

    1st Edition

    By Martín Meráz García, Martha L. Cottam, Bruno Baltodano

    The revolution in Nicaragua was unique in that a large percentage of the combatants were women. The Role of Female Combatants in the Nicaraguan Revolution and Counter Revolutionary War is a study of these women and those who fought in the Contra counter-revolution on the Atlantic Coast. This book…

    Hardback – 2019-01-21 
    Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality

  • The Agency of the Governed in the Global South

    Normative and Institutional Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anke Draude

    Research on global norm diffusion and institutional transfer has often neglected the agency of the governed. This collection argues that limited statehood – the lack of state capacities in most parts of the global South – provides opportunities for the governed to raise their voices and be listened…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 

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