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  1. Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens

    Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment, 1804-2013

    By Alex Dupuy

    Series: Europa Country Perspectives

    This title focuses on Haiti from an international perspective. Haiti has endured undue influence from successive French and US governments; its fragile 'democracy' has been founded on subordination to and dominance of foreign powers. This book examines Haiti's position within the global...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The New Dynamics of Identity Politics in the Americas

    Multiculturalism and Beyond

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Sebastian Thies, Josef Raab

    Multiculturalism has shaped identity politics in the Americas over the past decades, as illustrated by politics of recognition, affirmative action, and increasing numbers of internationally recognized cultural productions by members of ethnic minorities. Hinting at postcolonial legacies in...

    Published January 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Falkland Islands as an International Problem (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter J. Beck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Although the Falklands War of 1982 had a decisive outcome in respect to the restoration of British control, it failed to resolve the basic cause of the war: the Anglo-Argentine dispute over sovereignty. Relations between the two countries remain unstable, whilst a series of events throughout the...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Economic Development and Global Crisis

    The Latin American Economy in Historical Perspective

    Edited by José Luís Cardoso, Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, María Eugenia Romero Sotelo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This edited collection uses a history of economic thought perspective to explore the evolving role of Latin America within the context of globalization. In particular, it examines the region’s resilience in the face of the global financial crisis. Economic Development and Global Crisis explains...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Digital Technologies for Democratic Governance in Latin America

    Opportunities and Risks

    Edited by Anita Breuer, Yanina Welp

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This book is the first to comprehensively analyse the political and societal impacts of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in a region of the Global South. It evaluates under what conditions some Latin American governments and people have succeeded in taking up the opportunities...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Governing Women

    Women’s Political Effectiveness in Contexts of Democratization and Governance Reform

    Edited by Anne Marie Goetz

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    Though the proportion of women in national assemblies still barely scrapes 16% on average, the striking outliers – Rwanda with 49% of its assembly female, Argentina with 35%, Liberia and Chile with new women presidents this year – have raised expectations that there is an upward trend in women’s...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Political Economy of Global Remittances

    Gender, Governmentality and Neoliberalism

    By Rahel Kunz

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Over the last decade, a new phenomenon has emerged within the international community: the Global Remittances Trend (GRT). Thereby, government institutions, international (financial) organisations, NGOs and private sector actors have become interested in migration and remittances and their...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Democracy, Revolution and Geopolitics in Latin America

    Venezuela and the International Politics of Discontent

    Edited by Luis Fernando Angosto-Ferrández

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Hugo Chávez won re-election in the 2012 Venezuelan presidential election, despite a closer margin between candidates than in previous elections. The results were puzzling for those who believed that Chávez’s government had long ago reached its limits, while Chávez’s supporters were struck by the...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. The BRICs and Emerging Economies in Comparative Perspective

    Political Economy, Liberalisation and Institutional Change

    Edited by Uwe Becker

    In the past ten to twenty years the global political economy picture has dramatically changed with the emergence of the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and, notably, China (BRICs) as big players and competitors of the advanced economies in the West and Eastern Asia. The book comparatively...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Social Movements, the Poor and the New Politics of the Americas

    Edited by Håvard Haarstad, Mark Amen, Asuncion Lera St Clair

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Håvard Haarstad is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Geography, University of Bergen. He has worked extensively on the political economy of natural resource extraction, and the role of social movements, civil society and labor unions in politicizing extraction. Mark Amen is...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge