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U.s. And Latin American Relations

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Informationen zum Autor Gregory Weeks is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His books include The Military and Politics in Postauthoritarian Chile (2003)! and Understanding Latin American Politics (2014). Klappentext Featuring updates and revisions reflecting the latest policy changes and global events! U.S. and Latin American Relations! 2nd Edition offers in-depth theoretical and historical analyses to explore the complex dynamic between the United States and the various countries that comprise Latin America. Tracing the evolution of U.S.-Latin American relations from the 19th century to the present day! chapters reveal the shifting attitudes and policy approaches that have shaped current policies and may influence future regional relations. This new edition includes updated coverage of such issues as political economy! challenges to U.S. hegemony! immigration! human rights! and drug trafficking. Also addressed are potential consequences for the state of U.S.-Latin American relations in light of Edward Snowden's 2013 leaked documents revealing how the NSA was conducting widespread surveillance of Latin American presidents--most notably Brazil's Dilma Rousseff and Mexico's Enrique Peña Nieto. Engagingly written! U.S. and Latin American Relations! 2nd Edition offers insights into the forces that have shaped U.S.-Latin American relations and the challenges that lie ahead in forging an equitable and enduring partnership in a rapidly changing world. Zusammenfassung Featuring numerous updates and revisions, U.S. and Latin American Relations, 2nd Edition offers in-depth theoretical and historical analyses to explore the complex dynamic between the United States and the countries that comprise Latin America.* Presents a theoretical framework that allows readers to view U.S.-Latin American relations from both a regional and global context* Reviews the history of U.S.-Latin American relations from the 19th century to the present, including in-depth coverage of the ways political events in Cuba have shaped policy* Examines former issues of conflict that are now areas of cooperation, such as debt and trade, immigration, human rights, illegal drugs, and terrorism* Incorporates primary documents to place issues within historical context Inhaltsverzeichnis Preface viAcknowledgments ix1 The Theoretical Context of U.S.-Latin American Relations 12 The Roots of U.S. and Latin American Relations 143 The Rise of U.S. Hegemony 424 The Era of Intervention and the Good Neighbor 695 The Early Cold War Period 976 The Cuban Revolution 1247 The Communist Threat and U.S. Intervention 1488 Free Trade and Neoliberal Reform 1779 C hallenges to U.S. Hegemony 20710 Latin American Immigration and U.S. Policy 23211 Human Rights and Democracy 25812 Drug Trafficking and Terrorism 284Glossary 309Bibliography 312Index 327 ...

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