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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 98 new and published books in the subject of Latin American Politics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Role of Courts in Transitional Justice

    Voices from Latin America and Spain

    Edited by Jessica Almqvist, Carlos Esposito

    Bringing together a group of outstanding judges, scholars and experts with first-hand experience in the field of transitional justice in Latin America and Spain, this book offers an insider’s perspective on the enhanced role of courts in prosecuting serious human rights violations and grave crimes,...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Protecting Immigrant Rights in Mexico

    Understanding the State-Civil Society Nexus

    By Laura Valeria González-Murphy

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    The state-civil society relationship to migration policy is an area both largely unexplored and little understood in current scholarly literature. Laura González-Murphy offers a timely analysis of the changing role played by civil society in the formulation and implementation of government policies...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Civil Society and Participatory Governance

    Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil

    By Maureen M. Donaghy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Democratic institutions should promote accountability of government officials to the needs of citizens. Civil society plays a role in exposing corruption as well as in communicating the needs of low-income residents to officials. Neither the institutions of representative democracy nor the presence...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Caribbean Sovereignty, Development and Democracy in an Age of Globalization

    Edited by Linden Lewis

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Many of the nations of the Caribbean that have become independent states have maintained as a central, organizing, nationalist principle the importance in the beliefs of the ideals of sovereignty, democracy, and development. Yet in recent years, political instability, the relative size of...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Populism in Venezuela

    By Ryan Brading

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Populism in Venezuela analyses the emergence, formation, reproduction and resistance to a left-wing populist project in a major world oil producer. For readers who seek to understand the historical, economical and sociological contexts that gave rise to a 38 year-old mestizo-mulato Lieutenant...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Central American Integration

    By Rafael A. Sánchez Sánchez

    Series: Latin American Studies

    Since its inception in the 1960s to the regional negotiations in the 1990s and onwards, Central American integration has been a process characterized by both dramatic advances and setbacks. This book provides a theoretical explanation of this ebb and flow, examining different stages including the...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Informal Coalitions and Policymaking in Latin America

    Ecuador in Comparative Perspective

    By Andrés Mejía Acosta

    Series: Latin American Studies

    This book explains how presidents achieve market-oriented reforms in a contentious political environment. Using an impressive amount of quantitative and qualitative empirical evidence, most of which is reported for the first time, Mejía Acosta argues that presidents in Ecuador adopted significant...

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Global Political Economy of Trade Protectionism and Liberalization

    Trade Reform and Economic Adjustment in Textiles and Clothing

    By Tony Heron

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Given the widely-accepted premise that free trade is the best means of maximising overall societal welfare, why has it proven so difficult to achieve in certain industries? This book tackles arguably the most perennial and deep-rooted of all questions in political economy, and questions the...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Fear and Crime in Latin America

    Redefining State-Society Relations

    By Lucía Dammert

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    The feeling of insecurity is a little known phenomenon that has been only partially explored by social sciences. However, it has a deep social, cultural and economic impact and may even contribute to define the very structures of the state. In Latin America, fear of crime has become an important...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge