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Title Latin America / Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.

Imprint Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    980 LAT    Available
Description 264 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Latin American economies are improving / Duncan Currie -- The success of Latin American economies vary from nation to nation / Ken Frankel -- U.S. foreign policies failed to improve Latin American economies / Christy Thornton -- Populist policies will not improve Latin American economies / Matías Vernengo -- Pragmatism, not populist ideology, drives Latin American economic growth / Javier Santiso -- Privatization increases economic inequality in Latin America / Jason Wallach -- State control of industry restricts economic growth in Latin America / Latin Business Chronicle -- Internal corruption weakens Latin American economies / Edward L. Cleary -- Democracy is growing in Latin America / John Barham -- Populism in Latin America poses a threat to democracy / Fernando Henrique Cardoso -- Communism is resurging in Latin America / William F. Jasper -- Populist movement in Latin America is not a return to communism / Michael Shifter -- The rise of populism in Latin America can be explained by political pragmatism / Jaime Daremblum -- The rise of populism in Latin America is a response to failed U.S. policies / Greg Grandin -- The United States should promote free trade agreements with Latin America / Daniel Griswold -- Current U.S.-Latin American free trade agreements are inequitable / David Moberg -- The United States should lift its Cuban embargo / Vicki Huddleston -- Lifting the U.S. embargo on Cuba will not help Cubans / Jerry Haas -- The United States should reduce its military presence in Latin America / John Lindsay-Poland -- The United States should counteract China's influence in Latin America / Joshua Kurlantzick -- Human rights violations persist in Latin America / Eric L. Olson -- Human rights advocacy is expanding in Latin America / Amnesty International -- Bringing human rights violators to justice in Latin America is difficult / Barbara J. Fraser -- Efforts to bring human rights violators to justice in Latin America are improving / Isabel Vincent -- Progress for the rights of indigenous people in Latin America has been slow / Amparo Trujillo -- The political power of indigenous groups in Latin America is growing / Luis Angel Saavedra -- Child labor is a serious problem in Latin America / Jack Silicon.
Subject Human rights -- Latin America -- Juvenile literature.
Latin America -- Juvenile literature.
Latin America -- Economic conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Latin America -- Politics and government -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Latin America -- Juvenile literature.
Latin America -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Gerdes, Louise I., 1953-
Cover Title Latin America : opposing viewpoints
ISBN 9780737743746 (hardcover)
0737743743 (hardcover)
9780737743739 (pbk.)
0737743735 (pbk.)

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