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Overview

An innovative text for students, Placing Latin America takes a thematic approach to the study of the diverse human geographies of Latin America. Avoiding pre-defined ideas about this rapidly globalizing region, this volume focuses on the dynamic connections between people and places. Fifteen chapters written by a diverse group of contributors provide a well-rounded and accessible introduction to many dimensions of human geography, including discussions of migration in the context of transnationalism and globalization; the relations between urbanization, employment change, and the material and environmental landscapes of cities; and the connections between economic development and political change at different scales. Particularly exciting are the chapters on themes not typically found in other textbooks on the region, such as geographic analysis of the drug trade, tourism landscapes, and Latin American cinema. Jackiewicz and Bosco also include chapters on current problems of border and migration between the United States, Mexico, and the rest of Latin America. The book is well organized for the classroom-each theme chapter is illustrated by specific examples from different places in the region and includes suggested reading resources. Students and general readers alike will enjoy and learn from the connections that are drawn between different themes and contemporary concepts and important theories in critical human geography such as scale, place, and spatiality.
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Editorial Reviews

Joseph L. Scarpaci
A refreshing look at human geographic themes that will serve as a cornerstone in any course in the social sciences about Latin America and the Caribbean, especially geography. The inclusion of social movements, cinema, sustainable tourism, human rights, and NGOs is particularly welcome.
February 2009 CHOICE
This collection provides insights on many of these transformations, showing the region as a dynamic, adaptive area adjusting continually to changes in a competitive world environment. . . . Helpful bibliographic citations are found at the end of most chapters. Written by geographers, the compilation provides a greater understanding of issues facing the region, themes not commonly found in texts and other printed material. For that reason alone, the book is an important read for all those interested in Latin America. Highly recommended.
Vol. 9 (1) March 2010 Journal Of Latin American Geography
Provides an interesting collection of . . . distinctive viewpoints on some contemporary human geography themes in Latin America and could serve as an alternative textbook for undergraduate courses.
Gregory Knapp
Numerous respected Latin Americanist geographers tackle a wide range of current issues in this timely volume. Many of the chapters discuss the failures of neoliberalism and modernization and highlight the role of new social movements and political regimes in contesting orthodoxies of globalization. Essays on such newsworthy topics as migration, border issues, cinema, and drugs should engage the attention of students. This is a valuable and welcome addition to the textbook literature.
Jose Morales
In depth and great selection. Good for upper-level undergraduate courses and graduate courses.
February 2009 Choice
This collection provides insights on many of these transformations, showing the region as a dynamic, adaptive area adjusting continually to changes in a competitive world environment. . . . Helpful bibliographic citations are found at the end of most chapters. Written by geographers, the compilation provides a greater understanding of issues facing the region, themes not commonly found in texts and other printed material. For that reason alone, the book is an important read for all those interested in Latin America. Highly recommended.
Journal Of Latin American Geography
Provides an interesting collection of . . . distinctive viewpoints on some contemporary human geography themes in Latin America and could serve as an alternative textbook for undergraduate courses.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780742556430
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/13/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.08 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Edward L. Jackiewicz is associate professor in the Department of Geography at California State University, Northridge.
Fernando J. Bosco is associate professor in the Department of Geography at San Diego State University.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: A Roadmap to Placing Latin America Chapter 2 Eras and Errors: A Historical and Geographical Overview of Latin America's Economic and Political Development Chapter 3 Neoliberal Exports and Regional Vulnerability: Overview and Critical Assessment Chapter 4 Urbanization, Migration, and Employment in Latin America: A Review of Trends Chapter 5 Architectural Icons and Urban Form: The Power of Place in Latin America Chapter 6 U.S.-Mexico Borderlands Chapter 7 Spaces of Tourism Chapter 8 Sustainable Development and Ecotourism: General Principles and Eastern Caribbean Case Study Chapter 9 Drug Geographies Chapter 10 NGOs and Ongoing Changes in Latin American Society Chapter 11 The Geographies of Latin American Social Movements Chapter 12 Urban Environmental Politics in Latin America Chapter 13 Transnational Communities, Identities, and Moving Populations Chapter 14 Beyond the Nation-State: Scaling Claims to Latino/a Citizenship in the United States Chapter 15 Cinematic Spaces of Latin America
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