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  • Hogenboom, Book Review Editor, Barbara (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-116355, 2014-10-09)
    The Economic History of the Caribbean since the Napoleonic Wars, by Victor Bulmer-Thomas (2012); reviewed by Gert OostindieSubjects or Citizens: British Caribbean Workers in Cuba, 1900-1960, by Robert Whitney and Graciela ...
  • Bull, Benedicte (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-116350, 2014-10-09)
    A common conclusion of studies on Central America’s democracies and political economy is that the weakness of institutions and the strength of elites are a main reason for the region’s problems. Recently, a set of studies ...
  • Buonuome, Juan (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-116351, 2014-10-09)
  • Koonings, Kees (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-116352, 2014-10-09)
    Favela. Four Decades of Living on the Edge in Rio de Janeiro, by Janice Perlman. Oxford University Press, 2010.Hard Times in the Marvelous City. From Dictatorship to Democracy in the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro, by Bryan ...
  • Bottaro, Lorena; Latta, Alex; Sola, Marian (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-116349, 2014-10-09)
    Politicizing water in mining conflicts: Discourses and resistances in Chile and ArgentinaThe last two decades have seen a proliferation of socioenvironmental conflicts in relation to the expansion of mining activity in ...
  • Romero, Hugo; Sasso, Jimena (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-116347, 2014-10-09)
    Hydroelectric projects and the political ecology of development in Latin America: Towards a theoretical frameworkHydroelectric projects and the political ecology of development in Latin America: Towards a theoretical ...
  • Gómez, Anahí; Wagner, Lucrecia; Torres, Beatriz; Martín, Facundo; Rojas, Facundo (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-116348, 2014-10-09)
    Social resistance against hydraulic megaprojects in Latin AmericaThis article contributes to the identification of certain common elements in the resistance to major water infrastructure projects in Latin America. To do ...
  • Latta, Alex; Gómez, Anahí (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-116346, 2014-10-09)
    Dossier: Agua y Megaproyectos
  • Jara, Camila (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-116345, 2014-10-09)
    The process of democratic transition in Chile has generally been regarded as one of the most successful cases of democratization in Latin America, with the Concertación coalition governments aiming for high levels of ...
  • Camus, Manuela (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-116344, 2014-10-09)
    The political action of the widows of bus drivers in the City of GuatemalaA wide range of violent acts is occurring within the context of a Guatemala caught in a post-conflictive problematic. Many urban transport drivers ...
  • Correa-Cabrera, Guadalupe; Garrett, Terence; Keck, Michelle (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-114310, 2014-03-27)
    Fear has struck the people along the U.S.-Mexico border. Government authorities of the two nations have implemented techniques to secure the Rio Grande against drug trafficking, immigration, and terrorism. This article ...
  • Hogenboom, Book Review Editor, Barbara (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-114318, 2014-03-27)
    Rethinking Latin America: Development, Hegemony, and Social Transformation, by Ronaldo Munck (2013); reviewed by Peadar Kirby The Long, Lingering Shadow. Slavery, Race and Law in the American Hemisphere, by Robert J. Cottrol ...
  • Wolf, Sonja (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-114317, 2014-03-27)
    – Territories of Violence: State, Marginal Youth, and Public Security in Honduras, by Lirio Gutiérrez Rivera. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.– Adiós Niño: The Gangs of Guatemala City and the Politics of Death, by Deborah ...
  • Biekart, Kees (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-114316, 2014-03-27)
    – Central America in the New Millennium: Living Transition and Reimagining Democracy, edited by Jennifer L. Burrell and Ellen Moodie. CEDLA Latin America Studies (CLAS) Vol. 102. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, ...
  • Corrêa, Larissa Rosa (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-114314, 2014-03-27)
  • Klaufus, Christien (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-114315, 2014-03-27)
    This essay argues that due to demographic changes and continued urbanization processes, adequate planning and governing of deathscapes is expected to become increasingly important in Latin America over the next decades. ...
  • Hossein, Caroline Shenaz (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-114313, 2014-03-27)
    At the 1997 Microcredit Summit in Washington DC, the primary goal of microfinance agreed to was that it was a tool to upset conventional banking and to make financial services inclusive; yet this is not the case for ...
  • Ruiz, Gabriel (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-114311, 2014-03-27)
    Losing One’s Place – A Case Study of Colombia’s Displaced CitizenshipThe study of social frameworks where violence is shaped requires an analysis of armed actions not as isolated events but linked to the structural conditions ...
  • Zamorano, Mariano M.; Rius Ulldemolins, Joaquim; Klein, Ricardo (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-114312, 2014-03-27)
    Toward a South American Model of Cultural Policy? Singularities and Convergences in the Development of the Cultural Policies of Uruguay, Paraguay and Chile in the Twenty-First CenturySince the beginnings of research in the ...
  • Allen, Rose Mary (Igiturhttp://www.erlacs.org/index.php/erlacs/article/view/URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-114375, 2010-10-18)
    Curaçao, one of the five islands of the Dutch Caribbean federation called the Netherlands Antilles, currently stands at a crossroad of constitutional reform. In the context of these changes at the political level, it is ...

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