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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Contemporary Latin America

ISBN 9781403940575
Publication Date May 2003
Formats Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave

A critical overview of contemporary Latin America, written in an accessible and student-friendly style by a well-known authority on the region. A broad introduction to historical context, the countries and their peoples provides a backdrop to broad-ranging coverage of contemporary politics, political economy, society and culture and of the prospects of the continent in a changing world.

RONALDO MUNCK is Professor of Political Sociology, University of Liverpool.

Introduction: Settings and Issues
Historical Context
Political Economy
Social Patterns
Social Movements
International Context
Conclusion: Futures Imperfect
Further Reading


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