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The Routledge Handbook of Latin American Development

Edited by: Julie Cupples , Marcela Palomino-Schalscha , Manuel Prieto

Print publication date:  December  2018
Online publication date:  December  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138060739
eBook ISBN: 9781315162935
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315162935
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<P></P> <P><I>The Routledge Handbook of Latin American Development </I>seeks to engage with comprehensive, contemporary, and critical theoretical debates on Latin American development. The volume draws on contributions from across the humanities and social sciences and, unlike earlier volumes of this kind, explicitly highlights the disruptions to the field being brought by a range of anti-capitalist, decolonial, feminist, and ontological intellectual contributions.</P> <P>The chapters consider in depth the harms and suffering caused by various oppressive forces, as well as the creative and often revolutionary ways in which ordinary Latin Americans resist, fight back, and work to construct development defined broadly as the struggle for a better and more dignified life. The book covers many key themes including development policy and practice; neoliberalism and its aftermath; the role played by social movements in cities and rural areas; the politics of water, oil, and other environmental resources; indigenous and Afro-descendant rights; and the struggles for gender equality.</P> <P>With contributions from authors working in Latin America, the US and Canada, Europe, and New Zealand at a range of universities and other organizations, the handbook is an invaluable resource for students and teachers in development studies, Latin American studies, cultural studies, human geography, anthropology, sociology, political science, and economics, as well as for activists and development practitioners.</P>

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Latin American development Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Modernization and dependency theory Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Culture and development in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Indigenous development in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Coloniality, colonialism, and decoloniality Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Post-development Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Neoliberal multiculturalism Download PDF
Chapter  8:  The rise and fall of the Pink Tide Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Religion and development Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Post-neoliberalism and Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The Sustainable Development Goals Download PDF
Chapter  12:  The war on drugs in Latin America from a development perspective Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Diversities of international and transnational migration in and beyond Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Regional organizations and development in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Latin America and the United States Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Latin America and China Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Latin America and the European Union Download PDF
Chapter  18:  More-than-human politics Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Intercultural universities and modes of learning Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Indigenous activism in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Afro-Latino-América Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Zapatismo Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Counter-mapping development Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Gender, poverty, and anti-poverty policy Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Gender, health, and religion in a neoliberal context Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Men and masculinities in development Download PDF
Chapter  27:  LGBTQ sexualities and social movements Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Rural social movements Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Labour movements Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Labour, unions, and mega-events  Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Street vendors Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Maquila labour Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Fairtrade certification in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Development and nature Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Landgrabbing in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Protected areas and biodiversity conservation Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Mining and development in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Towers of indifference Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Energy violence and uneven development Download PDF
Chapter  40:  The oil complex in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Food security and sovereignty Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Adapting to climate change in the Andes Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Just another chapter of Latin American gentrification Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Gang violence in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Informal settlements Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Urban mobility in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Oppressed, segregated, vulnerable Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Rethinking the urban economy Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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