Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security

Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security

by David R. Mares, Arie M. Kacowicz

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ISBN-13: 9781317965084
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/16/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 386
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

David R. Mares holds the Institute of the Americas Chair for Inter-American Affairs, University of California, San Diego. He is author/editor of nine books including most recently Debating Civil-Military Relations in Latin America (with Rafael Martínez, 2013).

Arie M. Kacowicz is the Chaim Weizmann Chair in International Relations and Associate Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He is the author of four books including most recently Globalization and the Distribution of Wealth: The Latin American Experience, 1982-2008 (2013).

Table of Contents

Preface, John Mearsheimer Introduction, David R. Mares and Arie M. Kacowicz  Part I: The Evolution of Security Studies in Latin America 1. Security Studies and Security in Latin America: The First Two Hundred Years, Arie M. Kacowicz and David R. Mares  Part II: Theoretical Approaches to Security in Latin America 2. Geopolitics in Latin America, Old and New, Detlef Nolte and Leslie Wehner 3. Neoliberal Institutionalism and Neo-functionalism in Latin American Security, Andres Malamud and Luis L. Schenoni 4. Who Commands, Who Obeys and Who Rebels: Latin American Security in a Peripheral-Realist Perspective, Carlos Escude 5. Securitization and the Limits of Democratic Security, Arlene B. Tickner  6. Gender in Security Studies, Marcela Donadio 7. English School and  Constructivism, Federico Merke 8. Alternative Governance in Latin America, Harold Trinkunas and Anne Clunan  Part III: Different 'Securities' 9. Traditional Security: War and Peace, Cameron G. Thies 10. Cooperative Security and Regional Governance, Andres Serbin and Andrei Serbin Pont 11. Citizen Security and Human Security in Latin America, Daniel M. Goldstein 12. Alterity and Security: Culture and Survival Beyond the ‘Indian Problem’, Jose Antonio Lucero 13. Military Strategy in Latin America, Gabriel Marcella 14. Pluralistic Security Communities in Latin America, Andrea Oelsner  Part IV: Contemporary Regional Security Challenges 15. Relative Peace and Emerging Fault Lines: Accounting for Trends in Intrastate Conflict in Latin America, Caroline A. Hartzell 16. The Rise of Brazil: Concepts and Comparisons, Christopher Darnton 17.  Guerrillas, Terrorists or Criminals? The New Face of Anti-State Violence in Latin America, Roman D. Ortiz 18. Weapons of Mass Destruction:  Will Latin America Backtrack?, Carlo Patti 19. The Politics of Arms Acquisitions in South America: Trends and Research Agenda, Jorge Battaglino 20. Latin American Militaries in the 21st Century: Civil-Military Relations in the Era of Disappearing Boundaries, Deborah L. Norden 21. Interstate Disputes: Coercive Diplomacy and Peaceful Settlement, David R. Mares  22. Illicit Threats: Organized Crime, Drugs, and Small Arms, Phil Williams 23. Environmental Security and Disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Blind Spot in Research, Gavin O’Toole  Part V: Latin America and Contemporary International Security Challenges 24. The Impact of China on the Security Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean, R. Evan Ellis 25. The United States' Impact on Latin America's Security Environment: The Complexities of Power Disparity, David R. Mares 26. The Middle East and Latin America: Implications for Latin America’s Security, Maria Velez de Berliner 27. Latin America’s  Experience with Peace Support Operations: From Peacekeeping Recipients to Peace Exporters, Arturo C. Sotomayor 28. Latin America in the New World Security Architecture, Arie M. Kacowicz 

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