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The Bush doctrine and Latin America

Author: Gary Prevost; Carlos Oliva Campos
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This volume focuses on the contemporary political, economic, and security affairs of the Western Hemisphere. Following a decade of primary focus on economic matters centered on the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) the authors argue that the formulation of the Bush Doctrine in the wake of the events of September 11, 2001 has resulted in a renewed U.S. focus on security matters within the hemisphere.  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Prevost; Carlos Oliva Campos
ISBN: 9781403972569 1403972567 9781403973870 1403973873 9780230606951 0230606954
OCLC Number: 69734612
Description: x, 261 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the Bush doctrine and Latin America / Gary Prevost --
The United States, Latin America and the Caribbean : from Neopan-Americanism to the American system for the twenty-first century / Carlos Oliva Campos --
The axis of misunderstanding : the Bush administration, intelligence, and hemispheric security after September 11, 2001 / Patrice Elizabeth Olsen --
The summits of the Americas : continuities and changes in the hemispheric agenda of William Clinton and George W. Bush / Luis Fernando Ayerbe --
Plan Colombia : a key ingredient in the Bush doctrine / German Rodas Chavez --
Amazonia, MERCOSUR, and the South American regional integration / Enrique Amayo --
Latin America vis-à-vis the FTAA : between relaunching and alternatives / Jorge Mario Sánchez-Egozcue and Lourdes Regueiro Bello --
Free trade Agreements, CAFTA, and FTAA : key pieces in the accumulation of transnational capital / Raúl Moreno --
Social movements, hegemony and resistance / Harry E. Vanden --
Geostrategic resources in Latin America and U.S. control mechanisms / David Alejandro Alvarez Dieppa --
Drinking water, the new strategic resource of the twenty-first century : the particular case of the Guarani aquiferous / Elsa M. Bruzzone --
Latin American integration and environment / Antonio Elizalde Hevia.
Responsibility: edited by Gary Prevost and Carlos Oliva Campos.
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