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Decline of the United States hegemony? : a challenge of ALBA and a new Latin American integration of the twenty-first century

Author: Bruce Michael Bagley; Magdalena Defort
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2015]
Series: Security in the Americas in the twenty-first century.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Decline of U.S. Hegemony?: A Challenge of ALBA and a New Latin American Integration of the Twenty-First Century analyzes ALBA{u0092}s structure and dynamics, its practicality, its medium and long-term sustainability, and its capacity to influence regional and international affairs. The work examines ALBA{u0092}s possible economic and security consequences for neighboring non-member states in the region, particularly  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Michael Bagley; Magdalena Defort
ISBN: 9781498506748 1498506747
OCLC Number: 907161303
Description: xxi, 438 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: A guide to ALBA : what is the Bolivarian alternative to the Americas and what does it do? / Joel D. Hirst and Chistopher Sabatini --
New philosophy and socialism of the 21st century / John W. Murphy --
Chávez and ALBA / David Adams and Phil Gunson --
Political and ideological aspects of the Alianza Bolivariana para los Pueblos de Nuestra América-Tratado de Comercio de los Pueblos (ALBA --
TCP) : viability and sustainability? --
ALBA : ideology overcomes integration? / Josette Altmann Borbón --
Neo-Bolivarian challenges : Cuba and Venezuela and their foreign policies / Magdalena Defort --
Morales' Bolivia and ALBA / Marten W. Brienen --
ALBA and Petro-Caribe : successes and a paradoxical failure of Venezuelan soft power in the Caribbean / Anthony P. Maingot --
ALBA and Central America : Nicaraguan integration and sub-regional mistrust / Cristina Eguizábal --
The post- Washington consensus regional integration in South America convergence and divergence in ALBA and UNASUR : a comparative perspective / Khatchik DerGhougassian --
Military geometry of ALBA : Venezuela's armed forces, terrorism, and revolutionary Islam / Magdalena Defort --
UNASUR : constructing the South American identity / Marcela Ganem --
The South American Defense Council vis a vis ALBA : dilemmas and contradictions of the new security diplomacy / Raúl Benítez Manaut and Rut Diamint --
ALBA and economic regionalization in Latin America / Roberto Domínguez --
ALBA-TCP : a viable and sustainable alternative? / Marcela Anzola-Gil --
The Bolivarian alliance and the United States of America : incompatible ideas / Joel D. Hirst --
Russia and ALBA : a marriage of convenience / Vladimir Rouvinski --
Europe and the new Latin America : Spanish perception of new trends in South American security and integration : focus on ALBA / Joaquín Roy --
Chinese engagement with the ALBA countries : a relationship of mutual convenience? / R. Evan Ellis.
Series Title: Security in the Americas in the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: edited by Bruce M. Bagley and Magdalena Defort.


The book explores the historical and ideological roots of ALBA and its connection to the region's various geopolitical and ideological dimensions. The program known as the Chavismo, which has been  Read more...


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The book edited by M.Defort and B.Bagley is the first comprehensive integral analysis of ALBA and its results are exhaustive and excellent. The editors have assembled an impressive array of Read more...

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