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Latin America Transformed

Author : Robert N Gwynne
ISBN : 9781444119046
Genre : Science
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Praise for the first edition: 'Accomplishes its task to provide readers with a broad multi-disciplinary view on globalization's many impacts on Latin America ... the organization of the collection is logical and thoughtful, and the structural perspectives offered are convincing and powerful. I recommend it to other Latin American social scientists.' Growth and Change 'An impressive, timely and lively volume, which is especially valuable for teaching purposes.' Journal of Latin American Studies 'Authoritatively written by leading scholars in their respective fields.' Area Latin America Transformed, 2nd Edition explains the region's economic, political, social and cultural transformations, its association with globalization and the search for modernity, and contributes to a greater understanding of how these transformations are affecting the people of Latin America. Using a political economy approach to unravel the concepts of globalization and modernity within Latin America, emphasis is placed on interpreting the macro-level structures that frame the transformations taking place. The book also investigates the dynamics of people's livelihoods as they make sense of, rework and live out these structural transformations. The international team of authors involved with the successful first edition have updated their focus and substantially rewritten their material to examine the challenges facing Latin America in the twenty-first century. Three completely new chapters have also been added. Latin America Transformed, 2nd Edition is now even more useful for undergraduate and postgraduate courses that examine economic, political, social and cultural change in Latin America.

Geographies Of Globalization

Author : Warwick E. Murray
ISBN : 9781135281779
Genre : Science
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Geographies of Globalization 2nd edition offers an animated and fully-updated exposition of the geographical impacts of globalization and the contribution of human geography to studies and debates in this area. Energetic and engaging, this book: • Illustrates how the core principles of human geography – such as space and scale – lead to a better understanding of the phenomenon • Debates the historical evolution of globalized society • Analyses the interconnected economic, political and cultural geographies of globalization • Examines the impact of global transformations ‘on the ground’ using examples from six continents • Discusses the three global crises currently facing the world – inequality, the environment and unstable capitalism most recently manifested in the Great Recession • Articulates a human geographical framework for progressive globalization and approaching solutions to the problems we face Boxed sections highlight key concepts and innovative work by geographers as well as topical and lively debates concerning current global trends. The book is also generously illustrated with a wide range of Figures, photographs, and maps.

Latin America Second Edition

Author : Robert B. Kent
ISBN : 9781462525515
Genre : Social Science
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An authoritative overview of Latin America's human geography and regional complexity. It traces Latin America's historical developments while revealing the diversity of its people and places. Coverage encompasses cultural history, environment and physical geography, urban development, agriculture and land use, social and economic processes, and the contemporary patterns of Latin American diaspora. -- Publisher description

Fifty Key Thinkers On Development

Author : David Simon
ISBN : 9781134304882
Genre : Business & Economics
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The essential guide to the world’s most influential development thinkers, this authoritative text presents a unique guide to the lives and ideas of leading contributors to the contested terrain of development studies. Reflecting the diverse, interdisciplinary nature of the area, the book includes entries on: * modernisers like Hirshman, Kindleberger and Rostow * dependencistas such as Frank, Cardoso and Amin * progressives like Prebisch, Helleiner and Streeten * political leaders enunciating radical alternative visions of development, such as Mao, Nkrumah and Nyerere * progenitors of religiously or spiritually inspired development, such as Gandhi and Ariyaratne * development-environment thinkers like Blaikie, Brookfield and Shiva. This is a fascinating and readable introduction to the major figures that have shaped the field, ideal for anyone studying or working in the area.

British Bulletin Of Publications On Latin America The Caribbean Portugal And Spain

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105113369388
Genre : Latin America
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Latin American Research Review

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ISBN : UTEXAS:059172148656300
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An interdisciplinary journal that publishes original research and surveys of current research on Latin America and the Caribbean.

Politics Latin America

Author : Gavin O'Toole
ISBN : 1405821299
Genre : Political Science
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Gavin O'Toole explores politics in Latin America, including domestic institutions, foreign relations & the competing ideologies that find fertile ground on this diverse continent.

South America Central America And The Caribbean

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105129016106
Genre : Caribbean Area
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Tourism In Latin America

Author : Les Lumsdon
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173009683723
Genre : Business & Economics
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"Tourism in Latin America brings an integrated approach to its subject. It is a book that offers an introductory but comprehensive guide to a region that is developing tourism for a global market. The book introduces the core principles underpinning the business of tourism, and applies them to tourism in Latin America. It discusses the major issues surrounding tourism in the countries covered." "This is a study of tourism from a business point of view, primarily designed to meet the needs of students of tourism and hospitality. It will also be of use to those studying the geography of tourism, international business, and Hispanic or Latin American studies."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

European Review Of Latin American And Caribbean Studies

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ISBN : UVA:X006174295
Genre : Caribbean Area
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