Institute of Latin American Studies

Alan Biggins and Valerie Cooper
January 1, 2001
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Ricardo Cicerchia
March 1, 1998
August 1, 2003
The essays collected in this volume reflect the remarkable analytical scope and geographical range of their author, engaging fully with the debates over the politics of gender as well as appraising women's movements in widely varying societies. Most chapters deal directly with Latin American issues and experiences, including anarchist feminism in the nineteenth-century Argentina; the politics of gender and those of abortion in Sandinista Nicaragua; the role of the official Cuban women's organisation in the 1990s; and appraisals of the relations between gender, citizenship and state formation in twentieth-century Latin America.'... the work of an original and candid scholar ... Enlightening and refreshing, this book should be read by anyone...
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Christopher Abel
October 1, 1994
Edited by Iwan Morgan and Philip D. Davies
June 23, 2010
David Brighty, Andrew Palmer, Philip McLean, and David Ridgway
September 15, 2004
Edited by David James Cantor, Luisa Feline Freier, and Jean-Pierre Gauci
May 30, 2015
Over the past decade, a paradigm shift in migration and asylum law and policymaking appears to have taken place in Latin America. Does this apparent ""liberal tide"" of new laws and policies suggest a new approach to the hot topics of migration and refugees in Latin America distinct from the regressive and restrictive attitudes on display in other parts of the world? The question is urgent not only for our understanding of contemporary Latin America but also as a means of reorienting the debate in the migration studies field toward the important developments currently taking place in the region and in other parts of the global south. This book brings together eight varied and vibrant new analyses by scholars from Latin America and beyond...
Edited by Niall Geraghty
September 1, 2018
Creative Space: Urban Culture and Marginality is an interdisciplinary exploration of the different ways in which marginal urban spaces have become privileged locations for creativity in Latin America. The collection reassesses theories of ‘marginality’ in the region and argues that these notions invariably allow for the production of the new in contemporary society. Moreover, the book explores how this creativity reveals, manifests and challenges existing tensions in Latin American space, culture and society.   The essays are drawn from a wide spectrum of disciplines, ranging from cultural and urban studies to architecture and sociology. The collection is designed to promote dialogue between these disciplines and to...
Edited by Pilar Domingo and Rachel Sieder
September 1, 2001