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  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 4th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Domestic Politics and International Narcotics Control

    U.S. Relations with Mexico and Colombia, 1989-2000

    By Victor J. Hinojosa

    Series: Studies in International Relations

    This book examines different levels of narcotics control cooperation between the United States, Mexico and Colombia. Victor J. Hinojosa finds that Mexico is consistently held to a very different standard than Colombia and that the US often satisfies domestic political pressures to be tough on...

    Published May 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Projections of Power in the Americas

    Edited by Helene Balslev Clausen, Niels Bjerre-Poulsen, Jan Gustafsson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

    Two phenomena are of central interest in the nine contributions that make up this volume: one is the question of power and its multiple forms, and the other is that geographical, political and cultural multifaceted unity we call the ‘the Americas’. The book is a multidisciplinary effort, written by...

    Published March 20th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Unfinished Transition to Democracy in Latin America

    By Juan Carlos Calleros-Alarcón

    Series: Latin American Studies

    This book examines the political evolution of the judiciary – a usually overlooked political actor – and its capacity to contribute to the process of democratic consolidation in Latin America during the 1990s. Calleros analyzes twelve countries in order to assess the independence, impartiality,...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Latin American Politics

    Edited by Peter Kingstone, Deborah J. Yashar

    Latin America has been one of the critical areas in the study of comparative politics. The region’s experiments with installing and deepening democracy and promoting alternative modes of economic development have generated intriguing and enduring empirical puzzles. In turn, Latin America’s...

    Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Challenging Authoritarianism in Mexico

    Revolutionary Struggles and the Dirty War, 1964-1982

    Edited by Fernando Herrera Calderon, Adela Cedillo

    The Cold War in Latin America spawned numerous authoritarian and military regimes in response to the ostensible threat of communism in the Western Hemisphere, and with that, a rigid national security doctrine was exported to Latin America by the United States. Between 1964 and 1985, Argentina,...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Mexico's Security Failure

    Collapse into Criminal Violence

    Edited by Paul Kenny, Monica Serrano, Arturo C. Sotomayor

    Mexico has failed to achieve internal security and poses a serious threat to its neighbors. This volume takes us inside the Mexican state to explain the failure there, but also reaches out to assess the impact of Mexico’s security failure beyond its borders. The key innovative idea of the...

    Published November 21st 2011 by Routledge

  9. Multinational Corporations and the Emerging Network Economy in Asia and the Pacific

    Edited by Juan J. Palacios

    Series: PAFTAD (Pacific Trade and Development Conference Series)

    Multinational Corporations and the Emerging Network Economy in Asia and the Pacific delves into the ongoing rise of a global economy anchored in a web of inter-firm production networks and the role played by multinational corporations in the process. It considers the strategies and business models...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Comparative Approach to National Movements

    Miroslav Hroch and Nationalism Studies

    Edited by Alexander Maxwell

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    Miroslav Hroch’s Social Preconditions of National Revival has profoundly influenced the study of nationalism since it first appeared in English translation, particularly because of its famous three-phase model for describing and analyzing national movements in Eastern Europe. Contributors to this...

    Published October 3rd 2011 by Routledge