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  1. 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 February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Political Economy of Latin America

    Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development

    By Peter Kingstone

    Neoliberalism has been at the centre of enormous controversy since its first appearance in Latin America in the early 1970s. Even neoliberalism’s strongest supporters concede that it has not lived up to its promises and that growth, poverty, and inequality all have performed considerably worse than...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Immigrant Divide

    How Cuban Americans Changed the U.S. and Their Homeland

    By Susan Eckstein

    Are all immigrants from the same home country best understood as a homogeneous group of foreign-born? Or do they differ in their adaptation and transnational ties depending on when they emigrated and with what lived experiences? Between Castro’s rise to power in 1959 and the early twenty-first...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Latin American Democracy

    Emerging Reality or Endangered Species?

    Edited by Richard L. Millett, Richard L. Millet, Jennifer S. Holmes, Orlando J. Pérez

    Nearly thirty years have passed since Latin America began the arduous task of transitioning from military-led rule to democracy. In this time, more countries have moved toward the institutional bases of democracy than at any time in the region’s history. Nearly all countries have held free,...

    Published December 14th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Leftovers

    Tales of the Latin American Left

    Edited by Jorge G. Castañeda, Marco A. Morales

    Over a decade ago, Jorge Castañeda wrote the classic Utopia Unarmed, which offered a penetrating and comprehensive account of the Latin American left’s fate at the end of the Cold War. Since then, the left across Latin America has travelled in paths no one could have predicted. Latin American...

    Published July 7th 2008 by Routledge