South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2013

South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2013

by Europa Publications
     
 

Published annually, this 21st edition brings together a unique combination of the latest data on, and detailed analysis of, a vast region. Scrupulously updated by Europa’s experienced editors, the volume also includes contributions from regional specialists.

New for 2013:

  • new essays on natural hazards in the Caribbean and on climate

Overview

Published annually, this 21st edition brings together a unique combination of the latest data on, and detailed analysis of, a vast region. Scrupulously updated by Europa’s experienced editors, the volume also includes contributions from regional specialists.

New for 2013:

  • new essays on natural hazards in the Caribbean and on climate change in Latin America
  • completely revised articles on gangs of Central America, autonomy in the Caribbean, the drugs war in Mexico and political change in Latin America
  • analysis of recent elections in the region.

General Survey

Essays written by acknowledged experts on the area include: Autonomy in the Caribbean Overseas Territories; Continuity and Change in Latin America; Drugs, Violence and Insecurity in Mexico; Food Security in Latin America; Natural Hazards in the Caribbean; Climate Change in Latin America; Gangs of Central America.

Country Surveys

Individual chapters on each country, comprising:

  • essays on the geography, recent history and economy of each country
  • a statistical survey
  • a full directory section
  • a select bibliography.

Regional Information

A directory of research institutes and bibliographies of books and journals covering Latin America and the Caribbean.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'Remains an exemplary reference work for students of the area.' - International Affairs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857436556
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2012
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
1152

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