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Latin American Studies Titles

View our recently published and upcoming books in the 2012 Latin American Studies Catalog!

Divided into the sub-categories of Politics, History, Literature, Sociology, Business and Language Learning, the catalog features edited collections, textbooks and handbooks from a wide range of subjects, and includes books from a variety of series, so that there is something for everyone with an interest in Latin American Studies.

You can view the entire catalog online, or browse recent titles below.

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  1. Mexico's Security Failure

    Collapse into Criminal Violence

    Edited by Paul Kenny, Monica Serrano, Arturo C. Sotomayor

    Mexico has failed to achieve internal security and poses a serious threat to its neighbors. This volume takes us inside the Mexican state to explain the failure there, but also reaches out to assess the impact of Mexico’s security failure beyond its borders. The key innovative idea of the...

    Published November 21st 2011 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Latin American Politics

    Edited by Peter Kingstone, Deborah J. Yashar

    Latin America has been one of the critical areas in the study of comparative politics. The region’s experiments with installing and deepening democracy and promoting alternative modes of economic development have generated intriguing and enduring empirical puzzles. In turn, Latin America’s...

    Published March 8th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Roads from Rio

    Lessons Learned from Twenty Years of Multilateral Environmental Negotiations

    Edited by Pamela Chasek, Lynn M. Wagner

    At the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, popularly known as the Rio Earth Summit, the world’s leaders constructed a new "sustainable development" paradigm that promised to enhance environmentally sound economic and social development. Twenty years later, the...

    Published February 26th 2012 by RFF Press

  4. Comparative Politics of Latin America

    Democracy at Last?

    By Daniel C. Hellinger

    This text offers a unique balance of comparative politics theory and interdisciplinary country-specific context, of a thematic organization and in-depth country case studies, of culture and economics, of scholarship and pedagogy. No other textbook draws on such a diverse range of scholarly...

    Published March 7th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Understanding U.S.-Latin American Relations

    Theory and History

    By Mark Eric Williams

    This book examines U.S.–Latin American relations from an historical, contemporary, and theoretical perspective. By drawing examples from the distant and more recent past—and interweaving history with theory—Williams illustrates the enduring principles of International Relations theory and provides...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Latin American Politics

    Edited by Peter Kingstone, Deborah J. Yashar

    Latin America has been one of the critical areas in the study of comparative politics. The region’s experiments with installing and deepening democracy and promoting alternative modes of economic development have generated intriguing and enduring empirical puzzles. In turn, Latin America’s...

    Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge

  7. US Policy Towards Cuba

    Since the Cold War

    By Jessica Gibbs

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    US Policy Towards Cuba is a comprehensive examination of U.S. policy towards Cuba after the Cold War, from 1989-2008. It discusses the competition between Congress and the executive for control of policy, and the domestic interests which shaped policymaking and led to the passage of two major...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Latin America and the Illusion of Peace

    By David R. Mares

    Series: Adelphi series

    This book explores interstate conflict and its dynamics in the context of Latin America’s contemporary conflict management experience. The myth of Latin America as a region of peace means that each time the use of force rises to the level of global attention (e.g., Ecuador-Peru 1995 or...

    Published May 6th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Fear and Crime in Latin America

    Redefining State-Society Relations

    By Lucía Dammert

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    The feeling of insecurity is a little known phenomenon that has been only partially explored by social sciences. However, it has a deep social, cultural and economic impact and may even contribute to define the very structures of the state. In Latin America, fear of crime has become an important...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge