South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2014

22nd Edition

Europa Publications

Routledge
Published December 9, 2013
Reference - 1126 Pages
ISBN 9781857436952 - CAT# Y148227
Series: South America, Central America and the Caribbean

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Summary

Published annually, this 22nd edition brings together a unique combination of the latest data on, and detailed analysis of, a vast region. Scrupulously updated by Europa’s experienced editors, the volume also includes contributions from regional specialists.

New for 2014:

  • new essays reassessing the war on drugs in Latin America and examining environmental issues in the region following the Rio+20 conference
  • analysis of all recent elections in the region, including the return to office of the Partido Revolucionario Institucional in Mexico and the struggle for power in Venezuela following the death of Hugo Chávez
  • completely revised articles on Caribbean autonomy, political change in Latin America, violence and insecurity in Mexico, and natural hazards in the Caribbean

General Survey

Essays written by acknowledged experts on the area provide an impartial overview of the region.

Country Surveys

Individual chapters on each country, comprising:

  • essays on the geography, recent history and economy of each country
  • a statistical survey
  • a full directory section
  • a select bibliography.

Regional Information

A directory of research institutes and bibliographies of books and journals covering Latin America and the Caribbean.

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