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|Material Type:||Juvenile audience|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Louise I Gerdes
|ISBN:||9780737743739 0737743735 9780737743746 0737743743|
|Description:||264 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Ch.1 How strong are Latin American economies? : Latin American economies are improving / Duncan Currie --
The success of Latin American economies vary from nation to nation / Ken Frankel --
U.S. foreign policies failed to improve Latin American economies / Christy Thornton --
Populist policies will not improve Latin American economies / Matías Vernengo --
Pragmatism, not populist ideology, drives Latin American economic growth / Javier Santiso --
Privatization increases economic inequality in Latin America / Jason Wallach --
State control of industry restricts economic growth in Latin America / Latin Business Chronicle --
Internal corruption weakens Latin American economies / Edward L. Cleary. Ch.2 What is the political climate in Latin America? : Democracy is growing in Latin America / John Barham --
Populism in Latin America poses a threat to democracy / Fernando Henrique Cardoso --
Communism is resurging in Latin America / William F. Jasper --
Populist movement in Latin America is not a return to communism / Michael Shifter --
The rise of populism in Latin America can be explained by political pragmatism / Jaime Daremblum --
The rise of populism in Latin America is a response to failed U.S. policies / Greg Grandin. Ch.3 What role should the United States play in Latin America? : The United States should promote free trade agreements with Latin America / Daniel Griswold --
Current U.S.-Latin American free trade agreements are inequitable / David Moberg --
The United States should lift its Cuban embargo / Vicki Huddleston --
Lifting the U.S. embargo on Cuba will not help Cubans / Jerry Haas --
The United States should reduce its military presence in Latin America / John Lindsay-Poland --
The United States should counteract China's influence in Latin America / Joshua Kurlantzick. Ch.4 What is the status of human rights in Latin America? : Human rights violations persist in Latin America / Eric L. Olson --
Human rights advocacy is expanding in Latin America / Amnesty International --
Bringing human rights violators to justice in Latin America is difficult / Barbara J. Fraser --
Efforts to bring human rights violators to justice in Latin America are improving / Isabel Vincent --
Progress for the rights of indigenous people in Latin America has been slow / Amparo Trujillo --
The political power of indigenous groups in Latin America is growing / Luis Angel Saavedra --
Child labor is a serious problem in Latin America / Jack Silicon.
|Series Title:||Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)|
|Responsibility:||Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.|
- Latin America -- Juvenile literature.
- Latin America -- Economic conditions -- Juvenile literature.
- Latin America -- Politics and government -- Juvenile literature.
- United States -- Foreign relations -- Latin America -- Juvenile literature.
- Latin America -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
- Human rights -- Latin America -- Juvenile literature.
- Economic history.
- Human rights.
- International relations.
- Political science.
- Latin America.
- United States.