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Hopkins, Jack W. Publication date. New York : Holmes & Meier. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Gutierres on September 30, 2011. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata).
In the years since its original publication, Latin America: Perspectives on a Region has gained recognition as a well-written, comprehensive introductory text with an interdisciplinary approach to a politically volatile, culturally rich area. The six chapters in the book's first two sections lay a historical groundwork, covering environmental and social systems, pre-Colombian cultures and Latin American societies, as well as discovery, conquest, colonialism, and independence.
Home Browse Books Book details, Latin America: Perspectives on a Region. Latin America: Perspectives on a Region. Politically, the military government disappeared in Chile, where the continuation of the Pinochet dictatorship was soundly rejected by the voters in 1988. Chile has since conducted two national elections with peaceful turnover of power.
The book, a study of policymaking for conservation in Latin America, employs comparative .
The book, a study of policymaking for conservation in Latin America, employs comparative analysis to explain the policy process in three countries-Argentina, Chile, and Costa Rica. Case studies and examples of important policy decisions made in the three countries are employed to help illuminate variations in the policy process from country to country. Hopkins has selected important examples of policy problems in the areas of conservation, national parks, and environmental protection in the three countries and set these against the political system in each country for comparison.
It was established in 1974 and is currently published by SAGE Publications. LAP is the journal in the Latin American Studies category of Google Scholar Metrics.
Jack Walker Hopkins, American Former university administrator . Latin America and Caribbean Contemporary Record: Volume II 1982-1983.
Jack Walker Hopkins, American Former university administrator, environmental educator. Fulbright lecturer to Argentina, 1968; NASPAA/ASPA public administration fellow, 1970-1971; Rockefeller foundation scholar, 1982. District chairman Democratic Control Committee, DeKalb, Georgia, 1970; delegate Democratic National Convention,1976; member Bloomington Common Council, 1991-1995, president, 1993. PLAUY/?tag prabook0b-20.
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He shows us how Latin America is on the frontlines in the struggle to determine what will succeed the neoliberal .
Michael Hardt, coauthor of Empire and Multitude). A provocative and worthwhile read for those interested in the political economy of Latin America as well as the processes of globalization. Sean Burges International Affairs). This ambitious volume chronicles and analyzes from a critical globalization perspective the social, economic, and political changes sweeping across Latin America from the 1970s through the present day.
Latin America: Perspectives on a Region. 1987/320 pages/LC: 98006494. The third section, dedicated to contemporary dimensions of Latin America, includes chapters on women, refugees in Latin America, Latinos in the United States, the economics of Latin America, and political parties. Concise and engaging writing is complemented by photographs, maps, graphs, and tables.