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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 218 citing Modern Latin America.

Latin America's Economy: Diversity, Trends, and Conflicts

Eliana A. Cardoso, Ann Helwege - Business & Economics - 1995 - 326 pages
This important new text provides a clear, comprehensive, and accessible overview of major economic issues facing Latin America today, including balance of payments problems ...
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The Armed Forces and Democracy in Latin America

John Samuel Fitch - History - 1998 - 264 pages
The book tackles the subject of the military and politics in Latin America from a broad historical perspective, drawing on literature in the field and other information based ...
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Women and Politics in Latin America

Nikki Craske - Political Science - 1999 - 242 pages
This book provides a comprehensive view of women's political participation in Latin America. Focusing on the latter half of the twentieth century, it examines five different ...
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Diplomacy of Conscience: Amnesty International and Changing Human Rights Norms

Ann Marie Clark - Political Science - 2010 - 200 pages
A small group founded Amnesty International in 1961 to translate human rights principles into action. Diplomacy of Conscience provides a rich account of how the organization ...
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Resisting Reagan: The U.S. Central America Peace Movement

Christian Smith - Social Science - 2010 - 484 pages
A comprehensive analysis of the U.S. Central America peace movement, Resisting Reagan explains why more than one hundred thousand U.S. citizens marched in the streets ...
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The Dependency Movement: Scholarship and Politics in Development Studies

Robert A. Packenham - Business & Economics - 1998 - 362 pages
In the first comprehensive scholarly treatment of dependency theory, Robert Packenham describes its origins, substantive claims, and methods. He analyzes the movement ...
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Women, the State, and Development

Sue Ellen M. Charlton, Jana Matson Everett - Political Science - 1989 - 248 pages
Nine contributions address such issues as the role of state policies and ideologies in defining gender differences, state influence over the boundaries between public and ...
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Latin American Vanguards: The Art of Contentious Encounters

Vicky Unruh - History - 1994 - 336 pages
In this first comprehensive study of Latin America's literary vanguards of the 1920s and 1930s, Vicky Unruh explores the movement's provocative and polemic nature. Latin ...
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