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Contemporary Inter-American Relations


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This series provides an overview of current U.S.-Latin American bilateral relations, covering political, economic, and security topics, as well as discussion of drug trafficking and international migration. The impact of democratization, increased economic openness, and the changed security environment after the Cold War in the region are explored in each volume, all the while engaging with each country’s particular history, resource endowment, institutional features, and leadership characteristics.

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Debating U.S.-Cuban Relations: How Should We Now Play Ball?

Debating U.S.-Cuban Relations: How Should We Now Play Ball?

2nd Edition

Jorge I. Dominguez, Rafael M. Hernández, Lorena G. Barberia
January 30, 2017

The boundary between Cuba and the United States has become more and more porous, as have those with Latin America and the Caribbean. Never in the past half-century has Cuba’s leadership or its social and political fabric been so exposed to the influence of the outside world. In this book, an...

Contemporary U.S.-Latin American Relations: Cooperation or Conflict in the 21st Century?

Contemporary U.S.-Latin American Relations: Cooperation or Conflict in the 21st Century?

2nd Edition

Jorge I. Domínguez, Rafael Fernández de Castro
March 17, 2016

Drawing on the research and experience of fifteen internationally recognized Latin America scholars, this insightful text presents an overview of inter-American relations during the first two decades of the twenty-first century. This unique collection identifies broad changes in the international...

U.S.-Venezuela Relations since the 1990s: Coping with Midlevel Security Threats

U.S.-Venezuela Relations since the 1990s: Coping with Midlevel Security Threats

1st Edition

Javier Corrales, Carlos A. Romero
October 05, 2012

Oil makes up one-third of Venezuela's entire GDP, and the United States is far and away Venezuela's largest trading partner. Relations between Venezuela and the United States, traditionally close for most of the last two centuries, began to fray as the end of the Cold War altered the international...

The United States and Cuba: Intimate Enemies

The United States and Cuba: Intimate Enemies

1st Edition

Marifeli Pérez-Stable
December 08, 2010

A great power and a weaker, rival neighbor can eventually have normal relations. Prior to 1959, Cuba and the United States didn’t have a mutually beneficial and respectful relationship, and amid the Cold War, Cuba’s alliance with the Soviet Union made U.S.-Cuba normality even more elusive. What the...

The United States and Mexico: Between Partnership and Conflict

The United States and Mexico: Between Partnership and Conflict

2nd Edition

Jorge I. Domínguez, Rafael Fernández de Castro
March 26, 2009

By sharing one of the longest land borders in the world, the United States and Mexico will always have a special relationship. In the early twenty-first century, they are as important to one another as ever before with a vital trade partnership and often-tense migration positions. The ideal...

The United States and Central America: Geopolitical Realities and Regional Fragility

The United States and Central America: Geopolitical Realities and Regional Fragility

1st Edition

Mark B. Rosenberg, Luis G. Solis
May 30, 2007

This book is a concise overview of the recent history of U.S.-Central American relations. Part of the Contemporary Inter-American Relations series edited by Jorge Dominguez and Rafael Fernandez de Castro, it focuses on the relations between the U.S. and this region since the end of the...

The United States and Brazil: A Long Road of Unmet Expectations

The United States and Brazil: A Long Road of Unmet Expectations

1st Edition

Monica Hirst
December 04, 2004

This book is a succinct overview of the history of US-Brazilian relations over the past two decades. Monica Hirst considers economic relations between the two countries, presenting pertinent statistical information and detailing key economic policy disputes between the two governments (as well as...

The United States and the Caribbean: Transforming Hegemony and Sovereignty

The United States and the Caribbean: Transforming Hegemony and Sovereignty

1st Edition

Anthony P. Maingot, Wilfredo Lozano
November 24, 2004

This volume provides the first comprehensive assessment of post-Cold War US-Caribbean relations. Focusing on Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Trinidad-Tobago, the book looks at the political history of the region during the Cold War years, the region's current political economy, international...

The United States and Peru: Cooperation -- At A Cost

The United States and Peru: Cooperation -- At A Cost

1st Edition

Cynthia McClintock, Fabian Vallas
November 27, 2002

The early 1990s marked a critical turning point in the relationship between the United States and Peru. Prior to the election of Albert Fujimori in 1990, the relationship between governments had been contentious. Fujimori, however, sought to work together with the United States regarding issues...

The United States and Argentina: Changing Relations in a Changing World

The United States and Argentina: Changing Relations in a Changing World

1st Edition

Deborah Norden, Roberto Guillermo Russell
May 15, 2002

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

United States and Venezuela: Rethinking a Relationship

United States and Venezuela: Rethinking a Relationship

1st Edition

Carlos A. Romero, Janet Kelly
November 30, 2001

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

United States and Chile: Coming in From the Cold

United States and Chile: Coming in From the Cold

1st Edition

David R. Mares, Francisco Rojas Aravena
August 31, 2001

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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