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  1. The Comparative International Politics of Democracy Promotion

    Edited by Jonas Wolff, Hans-Joachim Spanger, Hans-Jürgen Puhle

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Though scholarly attention to democracy promotion is increasing, there is still little comparative and theoretically-based work on the protagonists of democracy promotion. This book investigates the motives that drive democracy promotion in a comparative and theoretically oriented manner, exploring...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Political Economy of Space in the Americas

    The New Pax Americana

    By Alejandra Roncallo

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

    This book presents a novel and cutting-edge interpretation of the evolving political economy of the Americas. Through a combination of qualitative research and theory, it considers the reconstruction of American-led hegemony in the Americas since the 1982 debt crisis and presents an examination of...

    Published July 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Media Power and Democratization in Brazil

    TV Globo and the Dilemmas of Political Accountability

    By Mauro Porto

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    In this book, Porto analyzes the role of TV Globo in the democratization of Brazil. TV Globo, one of the world's largest media conglomerates, has a dominant position in Brazil's communications landscape. It also exports telenovelas to more than 130 countries and has established joint ventures with...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Counter-Globalization and Socialism in the 21st Century

    The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America

    Edited by Thomas Muhr

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Framed by critical globalisation theory and David Harvey’s ‘co-revolutionary moments’ as a theory of social change, this book brings together a multi-disciplinary team of researchers to empirically analyse how socialism is being constructed in contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean, and...

    Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Legacies of Caribbean Radical Politics

    Edited by Shalini Puri

    The year 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution and the thirtieth anniversary of the Grenadian and Nicaraguan Revolutions, and as such offered an occasion to assess the complex legacies of revolutionary politics in the Caribbean. This volume considers what we might learn from such...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Promoting Party Politics in Emerging Democracies

    Edited by Peter Burnell, Andre W. M. Gerrits

    This book offers a critical and comparative examination of international support to political parties and party systems in emerging and prospective new democracies in several world regions. It combines the insights of a strong international grouping of leading academics and pioneering doctoral...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Research and International Trade Policy Negotiations

    Knowledge and Power in Latin America

    Edited by Mercedes Botto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    The international trade negotiations that were launched throughout Latin America in the 1990s created significant challenges for developing countries because of their complexity. In order to make informed decisions and successfully legitimize negotiating positions, governments and stakeholders...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. South America and Peace Operations

    Coming of Age

    Edited by Kai Michael Kenkel

    Series: Cass Series on Peacekeeping

    This volume is the first English-language work to focus specifically on South America in the context of peace operations. The region of South America has been undergoing significant changes recently with regard to its attitudes towards participation in peace operations. Leaving behind a strong...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Representation and Effectiveness in Latin American Democracies

    Congress, Judiciary and Civil Society

    Edited by Moira B. MacKinnon, Ludovico Feoli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Legislatures, the judiciary and civil society are important actors in representative democracies. In what ways and how well do they represent? And how effectively do they carry out their institutional and social roles? Both questions refer to the key dimensions of democracy analyzed in this book:...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform

    Lessons from Brazil

    By George Meszaros

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Social Movements, Law and the Politics of Land Reform investigates how rural social movements are struggling for land reform against the background of ambitious but unfulfilled constitutional promises evident in much of the developing world. Taking Brazil as an example, it unpicks the...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge-Cavendish