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New and Published Books

  1. The United Nations in Latin America

    Aiding Development

    By Francis Adams

    The United Nations has increased its worldwide efforts to promote sustainable development. In this book, noted scholar Francis Adams examines the United Nations' actions in Latin America, particularly in light of meeting basic human needs, promoting gender equity, and preserving natural...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries

    Edited by Harald Winkler

    Five case studies on mitigation actions (MAs) in developing countries illustrate the rich diversity of climate action. Researchers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa reflect on what is possible in their countries. Case studies reflect the sheer diversity of NAMAs: from a ‘Pronami’...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Civil-Military Relations in Post-Conflict Societies

    Transforming the Role of the Military in Central America

    By Orlando J. Pérez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Honduras are four Spanish speaking countries in Central America that possess uniformed military institutions. These four countries represent different approaches to reforms of civil-military relations, and embody varying degrees of success in both...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Water, Power and Identity

    The Cultural Politics of Water in the Andes

    By Rutgerd Boelens

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book addresses two major issues in natural resource management and political ecology: the complex conflicting relationship between communities managing water on the ground and national/global policy-making institutions and elites; and how grassroots defend against encroachment, question the...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Protest, Repression and Political Regimes

    An Empirical Analysis of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa

    By Sabine C. Carey

    This volume investigates the relationship between protest, repression and political regimes in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Considering how different political regimes use repression and respond to popular protest, this book analyzes the relationship between protest and repression in...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Higher Education Access and Choice for Latino Students

    Critical Findings and Theoretical Perspectives

    Edited by Patricia Perez, Miguel Ceja

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Now the largest and fastest-growing ethnic population in the U.S., Latino students face many challenges and complexities when it comes to college choice and access. This edited volume provides much needed theoretical and empirical data on how the schooling experiences of Latino students shape their...

    Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Building the Inclusive City

    Theory and Practice for Confronting Urban Segregation

    By Nilson Ariel Espino

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    Urban segregation is one of the main challenges facing urban development around the globe. The usual outcome of many urban development patterns is an unequal social geography, with the urban poor living in large clusters that are remote, isolated, dangerous or unhealthy. The result is inequality in...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Latin American Democracy

    Emerging Reality or Endangered Species?, 2nd Edition

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

    More than 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 March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Illegal Alphabets and Adult Biliteracy

    Latino Migrants Crossing the Linguistic Border, Expanded Edition

    By Tomás Mario Kalmar

    How do "illegal aliens" chart the speech sounds of colloquial English? This book is timeless in offering an unusually direct entry into how a group of Mexican fruit pickers analyze their first encounter with local American speech in a tiny rural Midwestern community in the United States. Readers...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Migration and Inequality

    Edited by Tanja Bastia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The ‘migration-development’ nexus has emerged as an important area of both research and policy over the last ten years. However, most of the interest has focused on the potential that migration holds for poverty alleviation. Relatively little attention has been paid to the relationship between...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge