A principios del siglo XIX, cuando América Latina estaba empezando a independizarse, Estados Unidos decidió no intervenir en la política de los nuevos países americanos. Pero ya a mediados del siglo XIX las relaciones entre la gran potencia del norte, sobre todo con sus vecinos del Caribe y zonas cercanas, se basó en sus intereses colonialistas, económicos y políticos.

This volume explores the repercussions of a changing world order on regional security in Latin America.

The United States and Latin America do not have a history egalitarian relations. On the other hand, the narrative that reaches us of these relations is often determined more by political trends of those who narrate than by reliable documentation.

In recent years, the countries of Latin America have moved out from under the shadow of the United States to become active players in the international system. What changed? Why? And why did it take so long for that change to happen?

Getting Globalization Right explores political and economic changes in seven new democracies.

Opening new frontiers to better understand
the possibilities for better democratic
systems in Latin America.

Placing Latin America in the context of debates on economic globalization.

Mexico’s economy has been thoroughly restructured, and it’s place in the global system have taken hold.

Provides understanding to the changes in Cuban civil society since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Addressing such issues as poverty, inequality, and unemployment as conditions on which economic and political stability rest.

This important collection focuses on citizenship to shed light on the dynamics that the region’s democracies now face.

Presents case studies in which decentralization of some parts of government has been attempted.

Hay en el hemisferio imperios, potencias intermedias y hasta pequeños Estados. Este libro es una contribución a este debate.

This controversial book examines the challenges that social inequities present to democratic governance.

Reflecting on the broadening range of strategic perceptions and orientations of Latin America trade.

Offering an up-to-date analysis of the foreign policies of the major countries in Latin America.