Table of Contents

Volume 14 – (De)Constructing the Mexican-American Border (1998)

  1. Introduction
  1. A Central Community Among Multiple Peripheral Communities
    Mónica Gendreau
    Universidad Iberoamericana Golfo-Central
    Gilberto Giménez
    Universidad Nacional Autonóma de México
  2. Mojados, Malinches, and the Dismantling of the United States/Mexico Border in Contemporary Mexican Cinema
    Glenn A. Martínez
    The University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  3. Revisiting Selena
    Silvia Pellarolo
    California State University at Chico
  4. Now You See It, Now You Don’t: The Different Border Realities for Labor and Capital in the NAFTA ERA
    Richard Roman
    University College, University of Toronto
    Edur Velasco Arregui
    Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana–Azcapotzalco
  5. Colonialism and the Culture of the Normals
    Alexandro Silva
    Community College of El Paso
    Howard Campbell
    University of Texas at El Paso
  6. Wandering in the Borderlands: Mapping an Imaginative Geography of the Border
    Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez
    Texas A&M University
  7. Works Cited

Volume 13 – The Caribbean(s) Redefined (1997)

  1. Introduction
  1. The Cult of the Goddess Mita on the Eve of a New Millennium: A Socio-Anthropological Look at a Caribbean Urban Religion
    Erik Camayd-Freixas
    Florida International University
  2. Caribbean Identities Reconstructed and Redefined in Women’s Narrative Texts: Marie Chauvet, Myriam Warner-Vieyra, and Ana Lydia Vega
    Mary Ann Gosser Esquilín
    Florida Atlantic University
  3. Towards an Ontology of Caribbean Existence
    Holger Henke
    Independent Scholar/Research Consultant
  4. Multiracial Identities in Trinidad and Guyana: Exaltation and Ambiguity
    Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar
    University of Toronto
  5. The Post-Colonial Tourist and/in the Caribbean
    Jaume Martí-Olivella
    Allegheny College
  6. Merengue and the Politics of Nationhood and Identity in the Dominican Republic
    Gus Puleo
    Columbia University
  7. Postcolonial Encounters and the Caribbean Diaspora: “Encancaranublado” by Ana Lydia Vega
    Fernando Valerio-Holguín
    Allegheny College
  8. Works Cited

Volume 12 – The Fragile Chilean Democracy: Its prospects for survival in the short term (1996)

Carl E. Meacham

  1. About the Author
  1. Introduction
  2. The Dictatorship Revisited
  3. The Road to Change
  4. Constitutional Protections for the Military
  5. Educational Management: Higher Education
  6. Business, Banking and Financial Concerns
  7. Statutory and Other Protections for Alleged Abusers of Human Rights
  8. Immediate Aftermath of Transition
  9. Assessment of the Aylwin Presidency
  10. The Next Phase: Status Quo or Change?
  11. Summary and Conclusions
  12. Notes
  13. Endnotes

Volume 11 – Devastation in the Southern Cone: The Inheritance of the Neo-Liberal Years (1992)

Hobart A. Spalding

  1. About the Author
  1. Introduction
  2. The Historical Background and Contemporary Politics
  3. Economics
  4. Society
  5. Privatization/Decentralization
  6. New Social Movements
  7. Environment
  8. Conclusion
  9. Notes

Volume 10 – Nature and Bodies, Land and Labor: Mexico’s Colonial Legacy (1991)

Abel A. Alves

  1. About the Author
  1. The History of Land and Labor in Mexico
  2. Community, Consumption and Conquest
  3. Conclusion
  4. Notes

Volume 9 – Patterns and Prospects of Haitian Primary Exports

Yves Bourdet and Mats Lundahl

  1. About the Author
  1. Introduction
  2. Primary Exports and Economic Development
  3. Patterns of Haitian Primary Exports
  4. The Development of Primary Exports
  5. Prospects for Haitian Primary Exports
  6. Conclusions
  7. Notes
  8. References

Volume 8 – Peasant Struggles and Agrarian Reform

Leon Zamosc

  1. About the Author
  1. Introduction
  2. The End of the Huasipungo System in the Ecuadorian Highlands
  3. The Land Struggles in the Colombian Coastal Plains
  4. Conclusions
  5. Notes

Volume 7 – Generational Identification and Political Fragmentation in Venezuelan Politics in The Late 1960s

Steve Ellner

  1. About the Author
  1. Introduction
  2. Inter-party Rivalry and Fragmentation in the 1960s
  3. The Renovation Movement: An Overview
  4. The Communist Youth
  5. The Mir Youth
  6. The Revolutionary Copeyano Youth
  7. Conclusion
  8. Notes

Volume 6 – The State and The Peasantry in Contemporary Colombia

Bruce Michael Bagley

  1. About the Author
  2. Introduction
  1. State and Countryside at the Outset of the National Front
  2. Accion Communal: Radicalization and Cooptation
  3. The Asociacion Nacional de Usuarios Campesinos (ANUC): Radicalization and Repression
  4. Legitimacy Crisis and Rural Praetorianism
  5. Belisario Betancur and the Search for a Negotiated Peace
  6. Conclusion
  7. Footnotes

Volume 5 – Roots of Insurgency in Central America

Jan L. Flora

  1. About the Author
  1. Introduction
  2. Incorporation into the International Economic System and Role of the State
  3. Inclusion or Exclusion of Poor Classes and New Elites in the Political Dialogue
  4. Conclusions
  5. Notes
  6. References

Volume 4 – The Corporacion Minera De Bolivia (Comibol) and the Triangular Plan: A Case Study In Dependency

Melvin Burke

  1. About the Author
  2. Preface
  1. Introduction
  2. Comibol Before the Triangular Plan
  3. The Triangular Plan: Comibol Profits and Losses
  4. The Triangular Plan: Comibol Technical Efficiency
  5. The Triangular Plan: Comibol Labor and Economic Efficiency
  6. Conclusion
  7. Footnotes
  8. Appendix

Volume 3 – Economic Development and Revolutionary Transformation in Nicaragua

Richard L. Harris

  1. About the Author
  2. Preface
  1. Introduction
  2. Nicaragua’s Industrial Development Prior to the Revolution
  3. The Role of Industry in Revolutionary Nicaragua’s Mixed Economy
  4. A Profile of Revolutionary Nicaragua’s Industry
  5. The Prospects for Nicaragua’s Industrial Development
  6. Conclusion
  7. Footnotes
  8. Bibliography

Volume 2 – Politics, Fiscal Crisis and Social Security Reform in Brazil (1985)

James M. Malloy

  1. About the Author
  2. Preface
  1. Introduction
  2. Social Security, the State, and Modern Capitalism
  3. Delayed Dependent Development and Social Insurance
  4. The Development of Social Security in Brazil
  5. The Question of Social Security Reform
  6. Authoritarian Statecraft and Social Security Reform
  7. The Current Crisis in Brazilian Social Security
  8. Conclusion
  9. Footnotes
  10. Tables

Volume 1 – Political Mobilization and the Breakdown of Democracy in Chile

Van R. Whiting, Jr.

  1. About the Author
  2. Preface
  1. The Breakdown of a Regime
  2. Political Mobilization and Alternative Theories
  3. Historical Political Development
  4. The International Context
  5. Economic Conflict and State Institutions
  6. Ideology, Leadership, and Economic Change
  7. Conclusion
  8. Notes
  9. Bibliography