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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. The United States and Cuba

    Intimate Enemies

    By Marifeli Pérez-Stable

    Series: Contemporary Inter-American Relations

    A great power and a weaker, rival neighbor can eventually have normal relations. Prior to 1959, Cuba and the United States didn’t have a mutually beneficial and respectful relationship, and amid the Cold War, Cuba’s alliance with the Soviet Union made U.S.-Cuba normality even more elusive. What the...

    Published December 8th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Uprooted Minds

    Surviving the Politics of Terror in the Americas

    By Nancy Caro Hollander

    Series: Relational Perspectives Book Series

    In our post-9/11 environment, our sense of relative security and stability as privileged subjects living in the heart of Empire has been profoundly shaken. Hollander explores the forces that have brought us to this critical juncture, analyzing the role played by the neoliberal economic paradigm and...

    Published July 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Development, Sexual Rights and Global Governance

    By Amy Lind

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    This book addresses how sexual practices and identities are imagined and regulated through development discourses and within institutions of global governance. The underlying premise of this volume is that the global development industry plays a central role in constructing people’s sexual lives,...

    Published May 17th 2010 by Routledge