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Transforming Latin America : the international and domestic origins of change

Author: Craig L Arceneaux; David Pion-Berlin
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2005.
Series: Pitt Latin American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This ambitious book offers a clear and unified framework for understanding political change across Latin America. The impact of U.S. hegemony and the global economic system on the region is widely known, and scholars and advocates alike point to Latin America's vulnerability in the face of external forces. In spite of such foreign pressure, however, individual countries continue to chart their own courses,
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Arceneaux, Craig L., 1965-
Transforming Latin America.
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607718512
Online version:
Arceneaux, Craig L., 1965-
Transforming Latin America.
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)630786576
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craig L Arceneaux; David Pion-Berlin
ISBN: 0822958821 9780822958826
OCLC Number: 57557777
Description: x, 267 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Explaining political change in Latin America --
Issues and political change --
Neoliberal reform in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile --
Democratization in the Andean region --
Human rights and the Chilean courts --
Regional security in Central America --
Environmental degradation, drug trafficking, and immigration --
Issues, political science, and policy making.
Series Title: Pitt Latin American series.
Responsibility: Craig Arceneaux and David Pion-Berlin.
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