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Issues in Democratic Consolidation. The New South American Democracies in Comparative Perspective Edited by Scott Mainwaring, J.

Issues in Democratic Consolidation

Samuel Valenzuela, and Guillermo O’Donnell From the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies Since 1974, there has been an unprecedented wave of democratization in the world. Shaping the Political Arena. Critical Junctures, the Labor Movement, and Regime Dynamics in Latin America Ruth Berins Collier and David Collier From the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies 1993 winner of the APSA Comparative Politics Section’s “Best Book Award” “This book is a disciplined, paired comparison of the eight Latin American countries with the longest history of urban commercial and industrial development—Brazil and Chile, Mexico and Venezuela, Uruguay and Columbia, Argentina and Peru. . . .

Shaping the Political Arena

Overall, a path-breaking volume.” — Foreign Affairs. Poverty and Inequality in Latin America. Issues and New Challenges Edited by Víctor E.

Poverty and Inequality in Latin America

Tokman and Guillermo O’Donnell. Empire's workshop : Latin America, the United States, and the rise of the new imperialism. The Americas in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1850 by Lester D. Langley - Yale University Press. The Emergence of Latin America in the Nineteenth Century: David Bushnell. Second Edition David Bushnell and Neill MacAulay Fully revised and brought up to date, this unique single-volume survey provides complete and timely coverage of the entire region during the critical era that saw the formation and consolidation of its distinctive national institutions, laying the groundwork for contemporary Latin America.

The Emergence of Latin America in the Nineteenth Century: David Bushnell

Covering all the major countries, this edition features an entirely new treatment of Peru based on important recent research. Latin America and the United States: A Documentary History. A helpful collection of documents that illuminates the complex relationship between the United States and Latin America over the past two centuries.

Latin America and the United States: A Documentary History

Although aimed at college students, these texts provide a first-rate reference tool for policymakers and journalists needing quick access to original sources and pithy quotations. Aided by a good index and thoughtful introductions, the volume provides a superior guide to the evolution of U.S. attitudes toward the region while including influential Latin American voices. In addition to some classic diplomatic texts such as the Monroe Doctrine, the Olney Memorandum, and the Roosevelt Corollary, the editors include less-familiar declarations, such as unofficial sources and Latin American critiques of U.S. positions.

The editors have also compiled a diverse selection of cultural approaches that brings John Quincy Adams together with Jack Kerouac, Ariel Dorfman with George Kennan, and Theodore Roosevelt with Jose Mart'. Duke - modern LatAm reading list. Revolution! South America and the Rise of the New Left - Nikolas Kozloff. (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2008) For Americans who take pride in their country’s institutions and democratic traditions, the idea that the United States may have an overseas “empire” can come as something of a surprise.

Revolution! South America and the Rise of the New Left - Nikolas Kozloff

Since World War II the United States has enjoyed an enormous amount of political, economic, and military leverage in South America. By backing compliant elites and militaries, the United States was able to secure raw natural resources and other vital interests in the region. The War of Gods: Religion and Politics in Latin America. Privatization South American Style: Luigi Manzetti.