Latin American Studies

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Latin American Studies Catalog


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  1. Left in Transformation

    Uruguayan Exiles and the Latin American Human Rights Network, 1967 -1984

    By Vania Markarian

    Series: Latin American Studies

    This book takes an innovative look at international relations. Focusing on the worldwide campaign against abuses by the right-wing authoritarian regime in Uruguay (1973-1984), it explores how norms and ideas interact with political interests, both global and domestic. It examines joint actions by...

    Published April 30th 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. Criminal Insurgencies in Mexico and the Americas

    The Gangs and Cartels Wage War

    Edited by Robert J Bunker

    In recent years, the south-western border of the United States has come under increasing pressure from the activities of Mexican narco-insurgents. These insurgents have developed rapidly from beginnings as nebulous gangs into networked cartels that have exposed the porosity of the border. These...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Politics and the Art of Commemoration

    Memorials to struggle in Latin America and Spain

    By Katherine Hite

    Series: Interventions

    Memorials are proliferating throughout the globe. States recognize the political value of memorials: memorials can convey national unity, a sense of overcoming violent legacies, a commitment to political stability or the strengthening of democracy. Memorials represent fitful negotiations between...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge