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Belize’s Independence and Decolonization in Latin America
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: A. Shoman
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-26 - Publisher: Springer

Belize, a small British colony in Central America faced with a territorial claim and military threats from neighboring Guatemala, overcame disadvantages of size and power by implementing a strategy of internationalization that utilized new international norms and international organizations, in particular the Non-Aligned Movement and the United Nations. This book,
Reagan and Thatcher's Special Relationship
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Sally-Ann Treharne
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-03 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Drawing on recently declassified documents and elite interviews with key protagonists that reveal candid recollections, Sally-Ann Treharne highlights the pivotal moments in Reagan and Thatcher's shared history from a new vantage point.
Politics and Violence in Central America and the Caribbean
Language: en
Pages: 281
Authors: Hannes Warnecke-Berger
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-23 - Publisher: Springer

This book develops a comparative study on violence in Jamaica, El Salvador, and Belize based on a theoretical approach, extensive field research, and in-depth empirical research. It combines the Caribbean and Central America into a single comparative research that explores the historical (from the conquista onwards) as well as contemporary
Citizenship and Political Violence in Peru
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: F. Wilson
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-14 - Publisher: Springer

Exploring how restrictions on citizenship helped create conditions for political violence in Peru, this book recounts the hidden history of how local processes of citizen formation in an Andean town were persistently overruled, thereby perpetuating antagonism toward the state and political centralism in Peru.
Politics and History of Violence and Crime in Central America
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Sebastian Huhn, Hannes Warnecke-Berger
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-24 - Publisher: Springer

This book highlights historical explanations to and roots of present phenomena of violence, insecurity, and law enforcement in Central America. Violence and crime are among the most discussed topics in Central America today, and sensationalism and fear of crime is as present as the increase of private security, the re-militarization