Hot Spot: Latin America
Greenwood Press, 2008 - 270 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, imigration issues, terrorism, youth gangs, government corruption, controversy over oil, and political instability. This is a must-have source for current coverage of trouble spots in Latin America, their origins, and subsequent development.
Over 30 security-based hot spots are analyzed within these geographical regions. They vary in severity, background, and degree of threat to the United States, the nation itself, or its regional neighbors. Hot spots covered include:
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Globalization and neoliberal economic reforms have had some positive results , with increased consumption , greater production , and lower inflation ; however , neoliberal reforms have also added to the highly inequitable distribution ...
If Bachelet manages to transform Chile in terms of empowering women , pension reform , and expanding preschool ... without structural reforms required to reverse inequality , her administration will probably be remembered more for ...
Comparative study of the effects of market reforms on domestic politics in Argentina , Brazil , Chile , Mexico , Peru and Venezuela . In this edited volume neo - liberal reforms are shown to produce mixed results , an argument that runs ...
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