Hot Spot: Latin America
Bloomsbury Academic, 28. feb. 2008 - 288 síđur
From border crime in Mexico to Chavez's revolution in Venezuela, this volume presents up-to-the-minute coverage of the key conflicts, corruption, and revolutionary movements simmering or raging in every region of Latin America. In-depth, comprehensive chapters explore drug wars, immigration issues, terrorism, youth gangs, government corruption, controversy over oil, and political instability, including: The Zapatista Rebellion, the Darien Gap controversy, Evo Morales, Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso) and Tupac Amaru, the Falklands, and Guantanamo Bay.
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... political institutions are lacking and , with a rel- atively closed policymaking process , it is more difficult to monitor the behavior of political - economic entrepreneurs . Without a competent , pro- fessional bureaucracy , it is ...
David Dent. persuade their audience . Linguist George Lakoff believes that how a political issue is " framed " will determine its success in political commu- nication . His " frame wars " involve choosing metaphors that link the terms of ...
... political violence - facing the Andean governments are closely associated with the war on drugs and guerrilla insurgencies . The authors of Politics in the Andes argue that , " Since the early 1990s , the Andean region of Latin America ...
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