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Published: 14 July 2017

672 Pages | 29

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190647407

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Politics of Latin America

The Power Game

Sixth Edition

Harry E. Vanden and Gary Prevost

  • Up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of Latin American politics
  • Rigorous yet accessible scholarship
  • Ample content on
  • **Migration
  • **The drug economy and the war on drugs
  • **Indigenous groups and movments
  • **The environment
  • **Feminism and the changing role of women

New to this Edition:

  • Updated discussions of elections in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Honduras, and Bolivia
  • New and updated tables and charts, including a new chart showing the evolution of the Gini coefficient in selected countries
  • Detailed analysis of the resurgence of the political right in Latin America
  • A look back, assessing Obama administration policies in the region
  • A look forward, examining challenges like the Trump administration and China's increasing involvement in Latin America

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