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  1. Debating U.S.-Cuban Relations

    Shall We Play Ball?

    Edited by Jorge I. Dominguez, Rafael Hernandez, Lorena G. Barberia

    Series: Contemporary Inter-American Relations

    Two decades ago affairs between the United States and Cuba had seen little improvement from the Cold War era. Today, U.S.-Cuban relations are in many respects still in poor shape, yet some cooperative elements have begun to take hold and offer promise for future developments. Illustrated by the...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Social Justice and Gender Equality

    Rethinking Development Strategies and Macroeconomic Policies

    Edited by Günseli Berik, Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, Ann Zammit

    Series: Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

    The contributors to this edited volume explore the effects of various development strategies and associated macroeconomic policies on women’s well-being and progress towards gender equality. Detailed analyses of major UN reports on gender reveal the different approaches to assessing absolute and...

    Published May 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Organization of American States (OAS)

    Global Governance Away From the Media

    By Mônica Herz

    Series: Global Institutions

    The Organization of American States (OAS) is the world’s oldest regional multifunctional organization. This work provides a clear and comprehensive discussion of this important body, dealing with security, technical cooperation, and the construction of democratic institutions. Providing an...

    Published April 13th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Consolidation of Democracy

    Comparing Europe and Latin America

    By Carsten Q. Schneider

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book investigates the successes and failures in consolidating those democratic regimes that emerged in Europe and Latin America in the last quarter of the 20th century. The theoretical approach developed combines the most prominent political-institutional and socio-structural approaches to...

    Published March 30th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The International Politics of Democratization

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Nuno Severiano Teixeira

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines the international dimensions of democratization processes, showing the degree to which international actors, ranging from states to non-governmental players, have an influence on what were once thought of as exclusively domestic processes of political change. The contributors to...

    Published March 30th 2011 by Routledge

  6. State Violence and Genocide in Latin America

    The Cold War Years

    Edited by Marcia Esparza, Henry R. Huttenbach, Daniel Feierstein

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This edited volume explores political violence and genocide in Latin America during the Cold War, examining this in light of the United States’ hegemonic position on the continent. Using case studies based on the regimes of Argentina, Chile, Guatemala, Peru and Uruguay, this book shows how...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Comparative Politics of Latin America

    Democracy at Last?

    By Daniel C. Hellinger

    This text offers a unique balance of comparative politics theory and interdisciplinary country-specific context, of a thematic organization and in-depth country case studies, of culture and economics, of scholarship and pedagogy. No other textbook draws on such a diverse range of scholarly...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament

    Edited by Shirin M. Rai

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament breaks new ground in the study of legislatures. It combines mainstream historical and social science approaches with cultural theory to consider how parliamentary ritual is constructed through ceremony, space and socialisation. The focus is on the...

    Published February 18th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Politics Latin America

    2nd Edition

    By Gavin O'Toole

    "This is a volume which will become invaluable to those attempting to guide the neophyte through the maze of politics in Latin America" - Journal of Latin American Studies Politics Latin America examines the role of Latin America in the world and its importance to the study of politics with...

    Published December 16th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Political Economy of Latin America

    Reflections on Neoliberalism and Development

    By Peter Kingstone

    Neoliberalism has been at the centre of enormous controversy since its first appearance in Latin America in the early 1970s. Even neoliberalism’s strongest supporters concede that it has not lived up to its promises and that growth, poverty, and inequality all have performed considerably worse than...

    Published December 8th 2010 by Routledge