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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... social inequities , particularly poverty and the unequal distribution of wealth and social services . In many cases the problems that some refer to as threat - based hot spots are aggravated by poor governance - corruption ...
... social disorder , anarchy , and personal insecurity — especially threats that arise from dissidents , aliens , and unconventional individu- als , " while leftists tend to hold more optimistic orientations . Those who perceive social ...
... social costs , particularly increased poverty and social inequality . The economic and social conditions that fueled the armed conflicts of the past did not improve , leaving poverty reduction and the implementa- tion of a more ...
The Meaning of Hot Spot Terminology
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