Browse by Subject: Political Science

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Venezuela's Petro-Diplomacy: Hugo Chávez's Foreign Policy

Venezuela's Petro-Diplomacy offers fresh, authoritative insights into a wide array of questions hanging over Venezuelan foreign policy and the leadership of the maverick president, Chavez. 

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Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo against Cuba Could Never Work

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Toledo's Peru: Vision and Reality

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The Bachelet Government: Conflict and Consensus in Post-Pinochet Chile

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Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

The contributors to Rural Social Movements in Latin America include academic researchers as well as social movement leaders who are seeking to effect change in their countries and communities. As a group they are at the forefront of some of the most critical environmental, social, and political issues of the day.

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Land Reform in Puerto Rico: Modernizing the Colonial State, 1941–1969

In this intimate and enlightening work, Ismael García-Colón uses ethnography, political and economic theory, and primary and secondary historical sources to paint a compelling and human portrait of the land redistribution program.

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Gender and Democracy in Cuba

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Brazilian Foreign Policy after the Cold War

Since 1992--the end of the Cold War--Brazil has been slowly and quietly carving a niche for itself in the international community: that of a regional leader in Latin America. How and why is the subject of Sean Burges's investigations.

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The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society

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U.S.-Cuban Cooperation Past, Present, and Future

"Shows that the strategic logic of U.S.-Cuba security cooperation remains so persuasive that it has even been intermittently embraced by such avowed antagonists as Fidel Castro and George W. Bush."--Daniel P. Erikson, Inter-American Dialogue