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Contemporary Inter-American Relations

Series Editor: Jorge I. Domínguez, Rafael Fernández de Castro

Series Editor: Jorge I. Domínguez, Harvard University, USA and Rafael Fernández de Castro, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

This series provides an overview of current U.S.-Latin American bilateral relations, covering political, economic, and security topics, as well as discussion of drug trafficking and international migration. The impact of democratization, increased economic openness, and the changed security environment after the Cold War in the region are explored in each volume, all the while engaging with each country’s particular history, resource endowment, institutional features, and leadership characteristics.

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1-10 of 12 results in Contemporary Inter-American Relations
  1. U.S.-Venezuela Relations since the 1990s

    Coping with Midlevel Security Threats

    By Javier Corrales, Carlos A. Romero

    Series: Contemporary Inter-American Relations

    Oil makes up one-third of Venezuela's entire GDP, and the United States is far and away Venezuela's largest trading partner. Relations between Venezuela and the United States, traditionally close for most of the last two centuries, began to fray as the end of the Cold War altered the international...

    Published October 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Debating U.S.-Cuban Relations

    Shall We Play Ball?

    Edited by Jorge I. Dominguez, Rafael Hernandez, Lorena G. Barberia

    Series: Contemporary Inter-American Relations

    Two decades ago affairs between the United States and Cuba had seen little improvement from the Cold War era. Today, U.S.-Cuban relations are in many respects still in poor shape, yet some cooperative elements have begun to take hold and offer promise for future developments. Illustrated by the...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The United States and Cuba

    Intimate Enemies

    By Marifeli Pérez-Stable

    Series: Contemporary Inter-American Relations

    A great power and a weaker, rival neighbor can eventually have normal relations. Prior to 1959, Cuba and the United States didn’t have a mutually beneficial and respectful relationship, and amid the Cold War, Cuba’s alliance with the Soviet Union made U.S.-Cuba normality even more elusive. What the...

    Published December 8th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary U.S.-Latin American Relations

    Cooperation or Conflict in the 21st Century?

    Edited by Jorge I. Domínguez, Rafael Fernández de Castro

    Series: Contemporary Inter-American Relations

    Drawing on the research and experience of fifteen internationally recognized Latin America scholars, this insightful text presents an overview of inter-American relations during the first decade of the twenty-first century. This unique collection identifies broad changes in the international system...

    Published May 12th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The United States and Mexico

    Between Partnership and Conflict, 2nd Edition

    By Jorge I. Domínguez, Rafael Fernández de Castro

    Series: Contemporary Inter-American Relations

    By sharing one of the longest land borders in the world, the United States and Mexico will always have a special relationship. In the early twenty-first century, they are as important to one another as ever before with a vital trade partnership and often-tense migration positions. The ideal...

    Published March 26th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The United States and Central America

    Geopolitical Realities and Regional Fragility

    By Mark B. Rosenberg, Luis G. Solis

    Series: Contemporary Inter-American Relations

    This book is a concise overview of the recent history of U.S.-Central American relations. Part of the Contemporary Inter-American Relations series edited by Jorge Dominguez and Rafael Fernandez de Castro, it focuses on the relations between the U.S. and this region since the end of the...

    Published May 30th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The United States and Brazil

    A Long Road of Unmet Expectations

    By Monica Hirst

    Series: Contemporary Inter-American Relations

    This book is a succinct overview of the history of US-Brazilian relations over the past two decades. Monica Hirst considers economic relations between the two countries, presenting pertinent statistical information and detailing key economic policy disputes between the two governments (as well as...

    Published December 4th 2004 by Routledge

  8. The United States and the Caribbean

    Transforming Hegemony and Sovereignty

    By Anthony P. Maingot, Wilfredo Lozano

    Series: Contemporary Inter-American Relations

    This volume provides the first comprehensive assessment of post-Cold War US-Caribbean relations. Focusing on Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Trinidad-Tobago, the book looks at the political history of the region during the Cold War years, the region's current political economy, international...

    Published November 24th 2004 by Routledge

  9. The United States and Peru

    Cooperation -- At A Cost

    By Cynthia McClintock, Fabian Vallas

    Series: Contemporary Inter-American Relations

    The early 1990s marked a critical turning point in the relationship between the United States and Peru. Prior to the election of Albert Fujimori in 1990, the relationship between governments had been contentious. Fujimori, however, sought to work together with the United States regarding issues...

    Published November 27th 2002 by Routledge

  10. The United States and Argentina

    Changing Relations in a Changing World

    By Deborah Norden, Roberto Guillermo Russell

    Series: Contemporary Inter-American Relations

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 15th 2002 by Routledge