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Other Diplomacies, Other Ties: Cuba and Canada in the Shadow of the U.S.
Other Diplomacies, Other Ties: Cuba and Canada in the Shadow of the U.S.
Edited by Luis René Fernández Tabío, Cynthia Wright, and Lana Wylie

Other Diplomacies, Other Ties explores Cuba-Canada relations following the revolution of 1959 and the major geopolitical and economic transformations that have occurred in recent years.

Available Mar 2018
Latin American Politics: An Introduction, Second Edition
Latin American Politics: An Introduction, Second Edition
By David Close
Latin American Politics, Second Edition is a thematic introduction to the political systems of all 20 Latin American countries.
Published May 2017
Lessons from Latin America: Innovations in Politics, Culture, and Development
Lessons from Latin America: Innovations in Politics, Culture, and Development
By Felipe Arocena and Kirk Bowman
This provides a fascinating and wide-ranging exploration of both the history of "looking down" at Latin America and the political, economic, and cultural "lessons" (including successes, failures, and unintended consequences) that should inform important policy discussions around the world.
Published Aug 2014
Environmental Policy Change in Emerging Market Democracies: Eastern Europe and Latin America Compared
Environmental Policy Change in Emerging Market Democracies: Eastern Europe and Latin America Compared
By Jale Tosun

Environmental Policy Change in Emerging Market Democracies demonstrates that, although political and economic transformations have positively affected environmental policy in both regions, the extent of policy change varies considerably across Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America.

Published Nov 2013
Canada Looks South: In Search of an Americas Policy
Canada Looks South: In Search of an Americas Policy
Edited by Peter McKenna

In Canada Looks South, experts on foreign policy in Canada and Central America provide a timely exploration of Canada’s growing role in the Americas and the most pressing issues of the region.

Published Dec 2012
Comparative Public Policy in Latin America
Comparative Public Policy in Latin America
Edited by Jordi Díez and Susan Franceschet

This book promises to become the definitive work on contemporary public policy in Latin America, essential for those who study the area as well as comparative public policy more broadly.

Published Dec 2012
The Paradox of Democracy in Latin America: Ten Country Studies of Division and Resilience
The Paradox of Democracy in Latin America: Ten Country Studies of Division and Resilience
By Katherine Isbester with Viviana Patroni, Lauren Phillips, Roberta Rice, and Judith Teichman
Inviting in tone and organization but rigorous in its scholarship, this collection focuses on the problems, successes, and multiple forms of democracy in Latin America.
Published Nov 2010
Perceptions of Cuba: Canadian and American Policies in Comparative Perspective
Perceptions of Cuba: Canadian and American Policies in Comparative Perspective
By Lana Wylie

By acknowledging that competing national identities, perceptions, and ideas play a major role in foreign policies, Perceptions of Cuba makes a significant contribution to our understanding of international relations.

Published Mar 2010
Our Place in the Sun: Canada and Cuba in the Castro Era
Our Place in the Sun: Canada and Cuba in the Castro Era
Edited by Robert Wright and Lana Wylie

Penned during the transition of power from Fidel Castro to Raúl Castro, Our Place in the Sun explores the Canadian-Cuban relationship from 1959 to the present day.

Published Sep 2009
Zapatismo Beyond Borders: New Imaginations of Political Possibility
Zapatismo Beyond Borders: New Imaginations of Political Possibility
Alex Khasnabish

Examines how Zapatismo, the political philosophy of the Zapatistas, crossed the regional and national boundaries of the isolated indigenous communities of Chiapas to influence diverse communities of North American activists.

Published Nov 2008