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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Globalization, Knowledge and Labour

    Education for Solidarity within Spaces of Resistance

    Edited by Mario Novelli, Anibel Ferus-Comelo

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book begins from the central premise that progressive social change requires collective struggle underpinned by a clear strategy, and that processes of neoliberal globalisation have altered the cartography upon which social struggle takes place. Drawing on insights from the knowledge...

    Published January 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. State Failure, Underdevelopment, and Foreign Intervention in Haiti

    By Jean-Germain Gros

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    Failed states are a huge problem in international relations, threatening world order in a number of ways. Conflicts in failed states often spill unto neighbouring states, failed states make for unreliable partners in the resolution of global social problems such as poverty and AIDS, and failed...

    Published September 20th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Understanding U.S.-Latin American Relations

    Theory and History

    By Mark Eric Williams

    This book examines U.S.–Latin American relations from an historical, contemporary, and theoretical perspective. By drawing examples from the distant and more recent past—and interweaving history with theory—Williams illustrates the enduring principles of International Relations theory and provides...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2011 by Routledge