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Conflict in Latin America

Conflict in Latin America

approaches to peace and security

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Revolutions -- Central America -- History -- 20th century -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Peace -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Central America -- Foreign relations -- 1979- -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Jack Child.
    ContributionsChild, Jack.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1439.5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21259528M
    ISBN 100312162308

    I find that the majority of civil wars in Latin America have been followed by significant institutional change, that this change generally has been of an inclusive or accommodative nature, and that one structural variable, the means by which a conflict is settled, is the one most significantly associated with post-conflict institutional change. Latin America has never mattered more for the United region is the largest foreign supplier of oil to the United States and a strong partn.

    Latin [email protected] Over the last years, there have been numerous armed conflicts in Latin America, or Latin American militaries became involved in armed conflicts in other parts of the world. While conventional wars between states remained relatively rare, a large number of insurgencies, foreign military interventions, military mutinies, and. UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL CONFLICT IN LATIN AMERICA 9 analysis of contemporary conflict in Latin America and the future implementation of a regional network for monitoring and analyzing social conflicts. This present document summarizes a study coordinated by Fernando Calderon and jointly written with Lorenza Fontana, Isabel Nava, and Huascar Pacheco.

      This text reproduces documents that provide a better understanding of the Latin American past and present, and draws most heavily from Latin American sources. It is distinguished by the widest variety of documentation, including art work, short /5(7). — Peruvian War of Independence — War of the Confederation between the Peru-Bolivian Confederation and Chile — Bolivia and Peru fight Chile in the War of the Pacific — Leticia Incident with Colombia. — .


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Levine suggests that popular religion is a salient issue in Latin America, largely because it expresses the hopes and fears of key groups [This book] successfully presents the conflicts, characteristics, and themes of popular religion for scholars and laypersons alikeJournal of Developing AreasFormat: Conflict in Latin America book.

Child has written a valuable book for those interested in Latin America. One could wish for two things: first, that Child would update his book; and second, that Cited by: Latin America has been added to your Cart Add to Cart.

Buy Now See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Mass Market Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover Author: Robert Clifford Williamson. This book explores distinct forms of civil resistance in situations of violent conflict across Latin America, bringing to light how people in Latin America have organized to resist imposition by powerful actors and/or confront violence and oppression.

"Levine suggests that popular religion is a salient issue in Latin America, largely because it expresses the hopes and fears of key groups [This book] successfully presents the conflicts, characteristics, and themes of popular religion for scholars and laypersons alike."--Journal of Developing Areas.

Increased public attention to Latin American Catholicism has been fed by publicity surrounding the meeting of the region's bishops at Puebla, by the Pope's polemical visits to the region, and above all by the escalating crisis in Central America in which religious themes and actors have played a notable role.

Conflict Across Latin America. in Guatemala, which required much land and many workers. To support these needs, Barrios established the Settler Rule Book, which forced the native population work for low wages for Criollo and German settler landowners.

The conflict did not halt, however, and armed attacks by both sides continued. The. Environment & Conflict in Latin America. Symposium and Film Series. organized by the Latin American and Caribbean Studies program at Colorado State University. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. Friday, March 2, Author: Jennifer Hitt.

conflict. Behind these conflicts there is a long history of using vio-lence and oppression to solve soc-ial and ethnic conflicts. Latin America is, without com-parison, the sub-continent with the highest levels of inequality in the world.

This, in combination with a tradition. Raw materials & class conflict in Latin America. 3/7/ The flow of raw materials from the periphery to the core can be seen in the case of Latin America and the Caribbean. From the sixteenth century until the emergence of the structural crisis of the world-system in the s, the natural resources and human labor of Latin America and.

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Through a comparison of the Bolivian, Peruvian, and Mexican cases,the analysis reveals wide variation in the types and levels of ethnic conflict in the by: "Fostering a better understanding of Latin America within an historical context, this fascinating collection of readings is based on the central theme and powerful drama of the two conflicting trends contributing to the nation-building in Latin American; these being the imposition of first European and then U.S.

institutions from the 16th century onward and the local efforts to alter them. This book is about ending guerrilla conflicts in Latin America through political means. It is about peace processes, aimed at securing an end to military hostilities in the context of agreements that touch on some of the principal political, economic, social, and ethnic imbalances that led to conflict.

The broad theme of these essays appears in the final chapter on "Conflict and Renewal," which interprets the relations between religion and politics in democracy and the process of democratization, and expresses it in terms of an ongoing struggle to define and control "the popular," meaning popular culture, popular religion, popular organization, etc.

The countries considered are El Salvador. The premise behind this work is simple, no volume exists that documents every conflict in Latin America. Although many books exist on the liberation struggle and a few books exist on the war of the pacific, no thorough scholararly account exists chronicling Latin Americas heretofore unnoticed violent by: He is the author of over 30 books dealing primarily with Latin America.

His most recent book is titled Neoliberalism and Class Conflict in Latin America (Macmillan ). He has published over articles in professional journals including the British Journal of Sociology, the American Sociological Review and the Journal of Peasant Studies. The book Green Guerrillas () “profiles the people on the frontline” of the environmental activism in Latin America and the Caribbean, such as “indigenous groups and forest settlers to fishing communities, peasant farmers, flower workers, shanty-town activists,” and many more.

The edited work addresses rural and urban problems across.Latin America and the Global Cold War analyzes more than a dozen of Latin America’s forgotten encounters with Africa, Asia, and the Communist world, and by placing the region in meaningful dialogue with the wider Global South, this volume produces the first truly global history of contemporary Latin America.

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Blood and D1ebt: War and the Nation-State in Latin America. University Park, Pa., Pennsylvania State University Press. Centeno begins with a puzzle, the absence of interstate war in.