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xii, 184 pages : illustration ; 23 cm.
  • The challenges of regional democracy promotion
  • The emergence of the OAS democratic paradigm
  • The Inter-American Democratic Charter
  • The OAS democratic paradigm in action : democratic crises of the twenty-first century
  • The OAS democratic paradigm in action : the case of Honduras
  • The future of the OAS democratic paradigm
  • The challenges of regional democracy promotion
  • The emergence of the OAS democratic paradigm
  • The Inter-American Democratic Charter
  • The OAS democratic paradigm in action : democratic crises of the twenty-first century
  • The OAS democratic paradigm in action : the case of Honduras
  • The future of the OAS democratic paradigm
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JL966 .H455 2015 Unavailable On order Request
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xiv, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"Business in Emerging Latin America provides students with a comprehensive overview of the business environment of this emerging, dynamic region. Driven by expanding domestic markets and exports of natural resource commoditites, Latin America has recently come into focus as an economic force in the international arena. The book begins at the macro level, focusing on the region's geo-political, technological, social, competitive, and economic environments. It then moves to the micro level, illustrating that Latin America is a mosaic of countries with distinct cultures and political economies. This book aims to:Provide a comprehensive overview of the business environment in this regionIdentify major drivers of emerging market expansionAnalyze the strategies of companies both within and outside of the region The book includes examples and cases from across the region, as well as chapters on entrepreneurship, leadership, HRM, sustainability, income inequality, social responsibility and transparency. Capturing the dynamism of this region, the book will appeal to students of international business who have a special interest in Latin America"-- Provided by publisher.
"Business in Emerging Latin America provides students with a comprehensive overview of the business environment of this emerging, dynamic region. Driven by expanding domestic markets and exports of natural resource commoditites, Latin America has recently come into focus as an economic force in the international arena. The book begins at the macro level, focusing on the region's geo-political, technological, social, competitive, and economic environments. It then moves to the micro level, illustrating that Latin America is a mosaic of countries with distinct cultures and political economies. This book aims to:Provide a comprehensive overview of the business environment in this regionIdentify major drivers of emerging market expansionAnalyze the strategies of companies both within and outside of the region The book includes examples and cases from across the region, as well as chapters on entrepreneurship, leadership, HRM, sustainability, income inequality, social responsibility and transparency. Capturing the dynamism of this region, the book will appeal to students of international business who have a special interest in Latin America"-- Provided by publisher.
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HF3230.5 .Z5 R627 2015 Unknown
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xi, 293 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Remapping law and society in Latin America : visions and topics for a new legal cartography / César Rodríguez Garavito
  • Inequality and the subversion of the rule of law / Oscar Vilhena Vieira
  • Constitution or barbarism? : how to rethink law in "lawless" spaces / Julieta Lemaitre
  • Ineffectiveness of the law and the culture of noncompliance with rules in Latin America / Mauricio García Villegas
  • Latin American constitutionalism : social rights and the "engine room" of the constitution / Roberto Gargarella
  • The recent transformation of constitutional law in Latin America : trends and challenges / Rodrigo Uprimny
  • Constitutions in action : the impact of judicial activism on socioeconomic rights in Latin America / César Rodríguez Garavito
  • Indigenous peoples' rights and the law in Latin America / Rachel Sieder
  • The panorama of pluralist constitutionalism : from multiculturalism to decolonization / Raquel Z. Yrigoyen Fajardo
  • Autonomy and subsidiarity : the inter-American system of human rights vs. national justice systems / Victor Abramovich
  • Freedom of expression in the Americas : persistent problems and emerging challenges / Catalina Botero Marino
  • Inter-American constitutionalism : the interaction between human rights and progressive constitutional law in Latin America / Jorge Contesse
  • Judicial review and rights protection in Latin America : the debate on the regionalization of activism / Francisca Pou Giménez
  • Citizen insecurity and human rights : toward the deconstruction of the security discourse and a new criminal law / Ramiro Ávila Santamaria.
''Legal thought and practice in Latin America has changed dramatically in the last two decades. First : new constitutions or constitutional reforms have marked the transition to democracy of the vast majority of the countries in the region and introduced fundamental institutional innovations, such as judicial review. Second : processes of globalization have had profound impacts on Latin American law. On the one hand, together with the liberalization of national economies, there has been an intensive importation of legal ideas and institutions, from the commercial and financial regulations promoted by the World Bank and World Trade Organization, to the adversarial criminal justice system inspired by the United States. On the other hand, the globalization of human rights has had a fundamental impact as demonstrated by the multiplication of laws, institutions, and public debates about the rights of groups that historically faced discrimination, and about the punishment of serious human rights violations committed by past or present authoritarian governments. After more than twenty years, these and other processes have not only radically altered the institutional landscape of the region, but also produced academic and practical innovations that are of global interest. Law and Society in Latin America offers the first systematic assessment by leading Latin American legal scholars of these momentous transformations, painting a portrait of the new Latin American legal thought for an international audience"-- Provided by publisher.
  • Remapping law and society in Latin America : visions and topics for a new legal cartography / César Rodríguez Garavito
  • Inequality and the subversion of the rule of law / Oscar Vilhena Vieira
  • Constitution or barbarism? : how to rethink law in "lawless" spaces / Julieta Lemaitre
  • Ineffectiveness of the law and the culture of noncompliance with rules in Latin America / Mauricio García Villegas
  • Latin American constitutionalism : social rights and the "engine room" of the constitution / Roberto Gargarella
  • The recent transformation of constitutional law in Latin America : trends and challenges / Rodrigo Uprimny
  • Constitutions in action : the impact of judicial activism on socioeconomic rights in Latin America / César Rodríguez Garavito
  • Indigenous peoples' rights and the law in Latin America / Rachel Sieder
  • The panorama of pluralist constitutionalism : from multiculturalism to decolonization / Raquel Z. Yrigoyen Fajardo
  • Autonomy and subsidiarity : the inter-American system of human rights vs. national justice systems / Victor Abramovich
  • Freedom of expression in the Americas : persistent problems and emerging challenges / Catalina Botero Marino
  • Inter-American constitutionalism : the interaction between human rights and progressive constitutional law in Latin America / Jorge Contesse
  • Judicial review and rights protection in Latin America : the debate on the regionalization of activism / Francisca Pou Giménez
  • Citizen insecurity and human rights : toward the deconstruction of the security discourse and a new criminal law / Ramiro Ávila Santamaria.
''Legal thought and practice in Latin America has changed dramatically in the last two decades. First : new constitutions or constitutional reforms have marked the transition to democracy of the vast majority of the countries in the region and introduced fundamental institutional innovations, such as judicial review. Second : processes of globalization have had profound impacts on Latin American law. On the one hand, together with the liberalization of national economies, there has been an intensive importation of legal ideas and institutions, from the commercial and financial regulations promoted by the World Bank and World Trade Organization, to the adversarial criminal justice system inspired by the United States. On the other hand, the globalization of human rights has had a fundamental impact as demonstrated by the multiplication of laws, institutions, and public debates about the rights of groups that historically faced discrimination, and about the punishment of serious human rights violations committed by past or present authoritarian governments. After more than twenty years, these and other processes have not only radically altered the institutional landscape of the region, but also produced academic and practical innovations that are of global interest. Law and Society in Latin America offers the first systematic assessment by leading Latin American legal scholars of these momentous transformations, painting a portrait of the new Latin American legal thought for an international audience"-- Provided by publisher.
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KG83 .L39 2015 Unknown
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xvi, 248 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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HD78 .A46 2015 Unavailable On order Request
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xxvii, 636 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Preface
  • Introduction: Notes on studying politics in Latin America
  • An introduction to twenty-first century Latin America
  • Early history
  • Democracy and dictators : a historical overview from independence to the present day
  • The other Americans
  • Society, family, and gender
  • Religion in Latin America
  • The political economy of Latin America
  • Democracy and authoritarianism : Latin American political culture
  • Politics, power, institutions, and actors
  • Struggling for change : revolution, social and political movements in Latin America
  • U.S.-Latin American relations
  • Mexico / Nora Hamilton
  • Argentina / Aldo C. Vacs
  • Brazil / Wilber Albert Chaffee
  • Chile / Eduardo Silva
  • Colombia / John C. Dugas
  • Venezuela / Daniel Hellinger
  • Bolivia / Waltraud Q. Morales
  • Cuba / Gary Prevost
  • Guatemala / Susanne Jonas
  • Nicaragua / Gary Prevost and Harry E. Vanden
  • Appendix 1: Presidential elections
  • Appendix 2: Recent legislative elections.
"Politics of Latin America, Fifth Edition explores both the evolution and the current state of the political scene in Latin America. This text demonstrates a nuanced sensitivity to the use and abuse of power and the importance of social conditions, gender, race, globalization, and political economy throughout Latin America. The first part of the text is composed of thematic chapters that outline the region's geographic setting, history, economics, society, gender, race, and religion, setting the stage for a more detailed analysis of the politics, democratization, political culture, political movements, and revolution in Latin America. The second part of the book consists of carefully constructed case studies of ten representative Latin American nations: Guatemala, Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, Colombia, Nicaragua, and Bolivia. Each case study traces the historical and political development of key actors and institutions, analyzing contemporary power configurations. "-- Provided by publisher.
  • Preface
  • Introduction: Notes on studying politics in Latin America
  • An introduction to twenty-first century Latin America
  • Early history
  • Democracy and dictators : a historical overview from independence to the present day
  • The other Americans
  • Society, family, and gender
  • Religion in Latin America
  • The political economy of Latin America
  • Democracy and authoritarianism : Latin American political culture
  • Politics, power, institutions, and actors
  • Struggling for change : revolution, social and political movements in Latin America
  • U.S.-Latin American relations
  • Mexico / Nora Hamilton
  • Argentina / Aldo C. Vacs
  • Brazil / Wilber Albert Chaffee
  • Chile / Eduardo Silva
  • Colombia / John C. Dugas
  • Venezuela / Daniel Hellinger
  • Bolivia / Waltraud Q. Morales
  • Cuba / Gary Prevost
  • Guatemala / Susanne Jonas
  • Nicaragua / Gary Prevost and Harry E. Vanden
  • Appendix 1: Presidential elections
  • Appendix 2: Recent legislative elections.
"Politics of Latin America, Fifth Edition explores both the evolution and the current state of the political scene in Latin America. This text demonstrates a nuanced sensitivity to the use and abuse of power and the importance of social conditions, gender, race, globalization, and political economy throughout Latin America. The first part of the text is composed of thematic chapters that outline the region's geographic setting, history, economics, society, gender, race, and religion, setting the stage for a more detailed analysis of the politics, democratization, political culture, political movements, and revolution in Latin America. The second part of the book consists of carefully constructed case studies of ten representative Latin American nations: Guatemala, Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, Colombia, Nicaragua, and Bolivia. Each case study traces the historical and political development of key actors and institutions, analyzing contemporary power configurations. "-- Provided by publisher.
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JL960 .V36 2015 Unknown
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xii, 246 pages : ill., maps ; 24 cm
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G155 .L3 .T68 2015 Unknown
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271 pages ; 21 cm
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HB3717 2008 .F35 2014 Available
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255 pages ; 22 cm.
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HC125 .A48 V39 2014 Available
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ix, 306 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
"Alcohol in Latin America is the first interdisciplinary study to examine the historic role of alcohol across Latin America and over a broad time span. Six locations--the Andean region, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, and Mexico--are seen through the disciplines of anthropology, archaeology, art history, ethnohistory, history, and literature"-- Provided by publisher.
"Alcohol in Latin America is the first interdisciplinary study to examine the historic role of alcohol across Latin America and over a broad time span. Six locations--the Andean region, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, and Mexico--are seen through the disciplines of anthropology, archaeology, art history, ethnohistory, history, and literature"-- Provided by publisher.
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GT2883 .L29 A53 2014 Unknown
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122 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
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ND389 .G8 A4 2014 Unknown
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xviii, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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TR27.5 .F64 2014 Unknown
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xvi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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KG411 .B353 2014 Unknown
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xiii, 396 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Foreword / by Marcos Cueto
  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction : Beyond imported magic / Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, and Christina Holmes
  • Part I. Latin American Perspectives on Science, Technology, and Society. 2. Who invented Brazil? / Henrique Cukierman ; 3. Innovation and inclusive development in the South : a critical perspective / Mariano Fressoli, Rafael Dias, and Hernán Thomas ; 4. Working with care : narratives of invisible women scientists practicing forensic genetics in Colombia / Tania Pérez-Bustos, María Fernanda Olarte Sierra, and Adriana Díaz del Castillo H. ; 5. Ontological politics and Latin American local knowledges / Ivan da Costa Marques ; 6. Technology in an expanded field : a review of history of technology scholarship on Latin America in selected English-language journals / Michael Lemon and Eden Medina
  • Part II. Local and Global Networks of Innovation. 7. South Atlantic crossings : fingerprints, science, and the state in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Argentina / Julia Rodriguez ; 8. Tropical assemblage : the Soviet Large Panel in Cuba / Hugo Palmarola and Pedro Ignacio Alonso ; 9. Balancing design : OLPC engineers and ICT translations at the periphery / Anita Say Chan ; 10. Translating magic : the charisma of One Laptop per Child's XO laptop in Paraguay / Morgan G. Ames ; 11. Nanoscience and nanotechnology : how an emerging area on the scientific agenda of the core countries has been adopted and transformed in Latin America / Noela Invernizzi, Matthieu Hubert, and Dominique Vinck ; 12. Latin America as laboratory : the camera and the Yale Peruvian Expeditions / Amy Cox Hall
  • Part Ill. Science, Technology, and Latin American Politics. 13. Bottling atomic energy : technology, politics, and the state in Peronist Argentina / Jonathan Hagood ; 14. Peaceful atoms in Mexico / Gisela Mateos and Edna Suárez-Díaz ; 15. Neoliberalism as political technology : expertise, energy, and democracy in Chile / Manuel Tironi and Javiera Barandiarán ; 16. Creole interferences : a conflict over biodiversity and ownership in the south of Brazil / Ana Delgado and Israel Rodríguez-Giralt ; 17. The juridical hospital : patient-citizen-consumers claiming the right to health in Brazilian courts / João Biehl.
  • Foreword / by Marcos Cueto
  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction : Beyond imported magic / Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, and Christina Holmes
  • Part I. Latin American Perspectives on Science, Technology, and Society. 2. Who invented Brazil? / Henrique Cukierman ; 3. Innovation and inclusive development in the South : a critical perspective / Mariano Fressoli, Rafael Dias, and Hernán Thomas ; 4. Working with care : narratives of invisible women scientists practicing forensic genetics in Colombia / Tania Pérez-Bustos, María Fernanda Olarte Sierra, and Adriana Díaz del Castillo H. ; 5. Ontological politics and Latin American local knowledges / Ivan da Costa Marques ; 6. Technology in an expanded field : a review of history of technology scholarship on Latin America in selected English-language journals / Michael Lemon and Eden Medina
  • Part II. Local and Global Networks of Innovation. 7. South Atlantic crossings : fingerprints, science, and the state in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Argentina / Julia Rodriguez ; 8. Tropical assemblage : the Soviet Large Panel in Cuba / Hugo Palmarola and Pedro Ignacio Alonso ; 9. Balancing design : OLPC engineers and ICT translations at the periphery / Anita Say Chan ; 10. Translating magic : the charisma of One Laptop per Child's XO laptop in Paraguay / Morgan G. Ames ; 11. Nanoscience and nanotechnology : how an emerging area on the scientific agenda of the core countries has been adopted and transformed in Latin America / Noela Invernizzi, Matthieu Hubert, and Dominique Vinck ; 12. Latin America as laboratory : the camera and the Yale Peruvian Expeditions / Amy Cox Hall
  • Part Ill. Science, Technology, and Latin American Politics. 13. Bottling atomic energy : technology, politics, and the state in Peronist Argentina / Jonathan Hagood ; 14. Peaceful atoms in Mexico / Gisela Mateos and Edna Suárez-Díaz ; 15. Neoliberalism as political technology : expertise, energy, and democracy in Chile / Manuel Tironi and Javiera Barandiarán ; 16. Creole interferences : a conflict over biodiversity and ownership in the south of Brazil / Ana Delgado and Israel Rodríguez-Giralt ; 17. The juridical hospital : patient-citizen-consumers claiming the right to health in Brazilian courts / João Biehl.
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T24 .A1 B46 2014 Unknown
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viii, 174 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: A renovating return to roots
  • Recitation and declamation: public readings of shifting authority and modernity
  • Performing racial, gendered, and transnational identities in poetry in the 1930s-60s
  • Performing poetry beyond the avant-garde
  • Aesthetic experiment and political commitment: promulgating poetry in streets, cafés, on cds and the internet
  • Conclusion: Voice and the public space of poetry.
"Beyond the Page examines the performance of poetry to show how it travels outside of writing, eventually becoming part of the cultural consciousness. Exploring a range of performances from early twentieth-century recitations to twenty-first-century film, CDs, and Internet renditions, Beyond the Page offers analytic tools to chart poetry beyond printed texts"-- Provided by publisher.
  • Introduction: A renovating return to roots
  • Recitation and declamation: public readings of shifting authority and modernity
  • Performing racial, gendered, and transnational identities in poetry in the 1930s-60s
  • Performing poetry beyond the avant-garde
  • Aesthetic experiment and political commitment: promulgating poetry in streets, cafés, on cds and the internet
  • Conclusion: Voice and the public space of poetry.
"Beyond the Page examines the performance of poetry to show how it travels outside of writing, eventually becoming part of the cultural consciousness. Exploring a range of performances from early twentieth-century recitations to twenty-first-century film, CDs, and Internet renditions, Beyond the Page offers analytic tools to chart poetry beyond printed texts"-- Provided by publisher.
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PQ7082 .P7 K836 2014 Unknown
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137 pages : ill. ; 23 x 23 cm
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NA702.5 .B49 2014 Unknown
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468 p. : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
  • Reconocimientos territoriales en la Nueva Granada durante el tránsito del periodo colonial a la república / Lucía Duque Muñoz
  • Manuel del Socorro Rodríguez, crítico de la Ilustración francesa : Papel periódico de la Ciudad de Santafé de Bogotá 1791-1797 / Iván Vicente Padilla Chasing
  • Haití : la revolución negra / Ricardo Sánchez Ángel
  • Sombras y ambivalencias de la igualdad y la libertad en Colombia a principios del siglo XIX / Max Sebastián Hering Torres
  • Orígenes en la formación de la ciudadanía en el Nuevo Reino de Granada, 1808-1819 / Martha Stella Serrano Rincón
  • Cabildos, juntas y constituciones en la Primera República, 1810-1816 : el caso de Antioquia / Renzo Ramírez Bacca
  • Las dos leyendas de Pablo Morillo / Carlos Guillermo Páramo Bonilla
  • Los indios y la Independencia : la acción política indígena en las provincias centrales de la Nueva Granada, 1810-1819 / Rigoberto Rueda Santos
  • Las mujeres y la Independencia de la Nueva Granada : historiografía e iconografía / María Himelda Ramírez Rodríguez
  • Casi doscientos años reflejada y pintada en la pared : la Independencia como asunto visual / Daniel Castro Benítez
  • Representación moderna, paisajes y poblaciones en las acuarelas de la Comisión Corográfica / Álvaro Villegas Vélez
  • La encrucijada religiosa del Río de la Plata insurrecto / Roberto Di Stefano
  • Religión e Iglesia en la Independencia neogranadina / José David Cortés Guerrero
  • Aspectos de la vida cotidiana en la Independencia / Pablo Rodríguez Jiménez
  • Ciudadanía e ideario liberal en la pos-independencia : paradojas y vicisitudes en la construcción del Estado laico en América Latina / Roberto J. Blancarte
  • Los procesos emancipadores americanos vistos desde el 2010 : nuevas perspectivas / Roberto Breña
  • Viejos y nuevos problemas historiográficos a propósito del Bicentenario de la Independencia de la Nueva Granada / Óscar Almario García.
  • Reconocimientos territoriales en la Nueva Granada durante el tránsito del periodo colonial a la república / Lucía Duque Muñoz
  • Manuel del Socorro Rodríguez, crítico de la Ilustración francesa : Papel periódico de la Ciudad de Santafé de Bogotá 1791-1797 / Iván Vicente Padilla Chasing
  • Haití : la revolución negra / Ricardo Sánchez Ángel
  • Sombras y ambivalencias de la igualdad y la libertad en Colombia a principios del siglo XIX / Max Sebastián Hering Torres
  • Orígenes en la formación de la ciudadanía en el Nuevo Reino de Granada, 1808-1819 / Martha Stella Serrano Rincón
  • Cabildos, juntas y constituciones en la Primera República, 1810-1816 : el caso de Antioquia / Renzo Ramírez Bacca
  • Las dos leyendas de Pablo Morillo / Carlos Guillermo Páramo Bonilla
  • Los indios y la Independencia : la acción política indígena en las provincias centrales de la Nueva Granada, 1810-1819 / Rigoberto Rueda Santos
  • Las mujeres y la Independencia de la Nueva Granada : historiografía e iconografía / María Himelda Ramírez Rodríguez
  • Casi doscientos años reflejada y pintada en la pared : la Independencia como asunto visual / Daniel Castro Benítez
  • Representación moderna, paisajes y poblaciones en las acuarelas de la Comisión Corográfica / Álvaro Villegas Vélez
  • La encrucijada religiosa del Río de la Plata insurrecto / Roberto Di Stefano
  • Religión e Iglesia en la Independencia neogranadina / José David Cortés Guerrero
  • Aspectos de la vida cotidiana en la Independencia / Pablo Rodríguez Jiménez
  • Ciudadanía e ideario liberal en la pos-independencia : paradojas y vicisitudes en la construcción del Estado laico en América Latina / Roberto J. Blancarte
  • Los procesos emancipadores americanos vistos desde el 2010 : nuevas perspectivas / Roberto Breña
  • Viejos y nuevos problemas historiográficos a propósito del Bicentenario de la Independencia de la Nueva Granada / Óscar Almario García.
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F2274 .B533 2014 Available
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xv, 162 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 26 cm.
"This rigorously researched book describes the status of biodiversity in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), the main threats to this biodiversity, and the drivers of these threats. It identifies and the main conservation policies being used, and proposes five specific lines of practical action for conserving LAC biodiversity"-- Provided by publisher.
"This rigorously researched book describes the status of biodiversity in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), the main threats to this biodiversity, and the drivers of these threats. It identifies and the main conservation policies being used, and proposes five specific lines of practical action for conserving LAC biodiversity"-- Provided by publisher.
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QH77 .L25 B59 2014 Unknown
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1 online resource (xii, 308 pages) : illustrations (some color)
The book compiles an update information about the state of bioremediation in emerging Latin American countries. Some of the studied regions are sites that suffered decades of pollution by agrochemicals, heavy metals and industrial waste due to the lack of control by government regulations. Such is the case of Northern Argentina, where were illegally deposited over 30 tn of obsolete organochlorine pesticides in 1994. The content has focused in the use of native organisms (from bacteria to plants) as a viable solution to the problem of pollution, using low-cost and powerful techniques, socially well accepted and appropriate from the environmental point of view. In this context, levels of pesticide found in the Latin American population are informed. It was also displayed as a multidisciplinary approach based on concerns of a diverse group of researchers (biochemists, biologists, chemical engineers and geneticists) about a global problem, dealing with specific cases of study, with a view to project their findings to worldwide. In this regard, researchers provide their findings to regulatory sectors, whom could make appropriate decisions.
The book compiles an update information about the state of bioremediation in emerging Latin American countries. Some of the studied regions are sites that suffered decades of pollution by agrochemicals, heavy metals and industrial waste due to the lack of control by government regulations. Such is the case of Northern Argentina, where were illegally deposited over 30 tn of obsolete organochlorine pesticides in 1994. The content has focused in the use of native organisms (from bacteria to plants) as a viable solution to the problem of pollution, using low-cost and powerful techniques, socially well accepted and appropriate from the environmental point of view. In this context, levels of pesticide found in the Latin American population are informed. It was also displayed as a multidisciplinary approach based on concerns of a diverse group of researchers (biochemists, biologists, chemical engineers and geneticists) about a global problem, dealing with specific cases of study, with a view to project their findings to worldwide. In this regard, researchers provide their findings to regulatory sectors, whom could make appropriate decisions.
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202 pages ; 21 cm.
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HM621 .M67 2014 Unavailable At bindery Request
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Showcases research in the broad field of science and technology (including such disciplines as Agriculture, Biotechnology, Energy Policy, Environmental Studies, Materials Science, and Sustainable Development), with particular respect to Brazil and greater Latin America, but not limited to authorship or topical coverage within the region. The journal explores the dynamics of Research & Development (R&D) under a wide perspective, including not only an emphasis on dissemination of research findings, but also on policy-making and economic growth.
Showcases research in the broad field of science and technology (including such disciplines as Agriculture, Biotechnology, Energy Policy, Environmental Studies, Materials Science, and Sustainable Development), with particular respect to Brazil and greater Latin America, but not limited to authorship or topical coverage within the region. The journal explores the dynamics of Research & Development (R&D) under a wide perspective, including not only an emphasis on dissemination of research findings, but also on policy-making and economic growth.

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