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The politics of conformity in Latin America

The politics of conformity in Latin America

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Issued under theauspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs.

Statementedited by Claudio Véliz.
ContributionsVeliz, Claudio., Royal Institute of International Affairs.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14958870M
ISBN 100195002024

This book is a unique attempt to link some of the most provocative hypotheses from the literatures of international trade, development, regional economic history, and resource management to national politics in Latin America. Kingstone's updated book should be mandatory reading for any student of development.' - Javier Corrales, Dwight W. Morrow Professor of Political Science, Amherst College 'Much has happened in the region since The Political Economy of Latin America was first published. The commodity boom has ended and the Left is in electoral retreat, yet.

The Culture of Conformity. Culture is the label that anthropologists give to the structured customs and underlying worldview assumptions that govern people’s lives (Kraft, ). Human Rights and Latin America human rights Conceptually derived from the theory of natural law and originating in Greco-Roman doctrines, the idea of human rights appears in some early Christian writers' works and is reflected in the Magna Carta ().

Involvement of the United States in regime change in Latin America most commonly involved US backed Coups d' etat aimed at replacing left-wing leaders with right-wing, usually military and authoritarian regimes. It was most prevalent during the Cold War in line with the Truman Doctrine of containment, although some instances occurred during the early 20th century "Banana Republic" era of Latin. The Latin American Boom (Spanish: Boom Latinoamericano) was a literary movement of the s and s when the work of a group of relatively young Latin American novelists became widely circulated in Europe and throughout the world. The Boom is most closely associated with Julio Cortázar of Argentina, Carlos Fuentes of Mexico, Mario Vargas Llosa of Peru, and .


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