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U.S. and Latin American relations / Gregory B. Weeks.

By: Weeks, Gregory Bart [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley/Blackwell, 2015Edition: Second edition.Description: viii, 333 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781118912522; 1118912527.Other title: United States and Latin American relations.Additional physical formats: Online version:: U.S. and Latin American relations.DDC classification: 327.8073
Contents:
The theoretical context of U.S.-Latin American relations -- The roots of U.S. and Latin American relations -- The rise of U.S. hegemony -- The era of intervention and the good neighbor -- The early Cold War period -- The Cuban Revolution -- The Communist threat and U.S. intervention -- Free trade and neoliberal reform -- Challenges to U.S. hegemony -- Latin American immigration and U.S. policy -- Human rights and democracy -- Drug trafficking and terrorism.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 312-326) and index.

The theoretical context of U.S.-Latin American relations -- The roots of U.S. and Latin American relations -- The rise of U.S. hegemony -- The era of intervention and the good neighbor -- The early Cold War period -- The Cuban Revolution -- The Communist threat and U.S. intervention -- Free trade and neoliberal reform -- Challenges to U.S. hegemony -- Latin American immigration and U.S. policy -- Human rights and democracy -- Drug trafficking and terrorism.

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Gregory B. Weeks is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His books include The Military and Politics in Postauthoritarian Chile (2003), and Understanding Latin American Politics (2014).

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