ISBN-10:
0761973737
ISBN-13:
9780761973737
Pub. Date:
06/04/2003
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Introduction to Latin America: Twenty-First Century Challenges / Edition 1

Introduction to Latin America: Twenty-First Century Challenges / Edition 1

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Overview

Introduction to Latin America provides a completely new introduction to the political, social and economic forces shaping this essential region of undergraduate study today.

It is the first textbook to place Latin America within a genuinely global context and introduce the debates and impact of globalization, neoliberalism, democratization, and the environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761973737
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/04/2003
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Understanding Latin America
PART ONE: LEGACIES
Diversity amid Unity
Towards Development
PART TWO: NEO-LIBERAL REFORMATION
Liberating the Market
Resituating the State
Regionalization
The Human Impact
Interlude
Cuba: Uncertain Transition
PART THREE: POPULAR RESPONSES
Political Strains
New Social Actors
PART FOUR: PROSPECTS
Latin America in the Twenty-First Century

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