What's Left in Latin America

Globalization and Health Inequities in Latin America  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at April 18, 2018
Globalization and Health Inequities in Latin America

Globalization and Health Inequities in Latin America By Ligia Malagón de Salazar
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 315 Pages | ISBN : 3319672916 | 9.09 MB

This book critically analyses the influence of international policies and guidelines on the performance of interventions aimed at reducing health inequities in Latin America, with special emphasis on health promotion and health in all policies strategies. While the implementation of these interventions plays a key role in strengthening these countries’ capacity to respond to current and future challenges, the urgency and pressures of cooperation and funding agencies to show results consistent with their own agendas not only hampers this goal, but also makes the territory invisible, hiding the real problems faced by most Latin American countries, diminishing the richness of local knowledge production, and hindering the development of relevant proposals that consider the territory’s conditions and cultural identity.

Preventing Health and Environmental Risks in Latin America  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at April 18, 2018
Preventing Health and Environmental Risks in Latin America

Preventing Health and Environmental Risks in Latin America By Ma. Luisa Marván
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 275 Pages | ISBN : 3319737988 | 6 MB

This book addresses environmental and medical issues that could risk our well-being, our health, or even cause death. Some of the issues analysed could have negative consequences not only today but also for future generations if not prevented in time. With regard to health risks, the authors discuss several diseases that could be avoided if people perform (or avoid) certain behaviours and become accustomed to having healthier habits.

Religious Pluralism, Democracy, and the Catholic Church in Latin America  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at April 12, 2018
Religious Pluralism, Democracy, and the Catholic Church in Latin America

Frances Hagopian, "Religious Pluralism, Democracy, and the Catholic Church in Latin America"
2009 | pages: 529 | ISBN: 0268030871 | PDF | 4,4 mb
Risks, Violence, Security and Peace in Latin America: 40 Years of the Latin American Council of Peace Research (CLAIP)

Risks, Violence, Security and Peace in Latin America: 40 Years of the Latin American Council of Peace Research (CLAIP) By Úrsula Oswald Spring
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 403 Pages | ISBN : 3319738070 | 16.85 MB

This book analyses the war against drugs, violence in streets, schools and families, and mining conflicts in Latin America. It examines the nonviolent negotiations, human rights, peacebuilding and education, explores security in cyberspace and proposes to overcome xenophobia, white supremacy, sexism, and homophobia, where social inequality increases injustice and violence.
Wage Inequality in Latin America: Understanding the Past to Prepare for the Future (Latin American Development Forum)

Wage Inequality in Latin America: Understanding the Past to Prepare for the Future (Latin American Development Forum) by Julián Messina
English | Dec. 28, 2017 | ISBN: 1464810397 | 229 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

What caused the decline in wage inequality of the 2000s in Latin America? Looking to the future, will the current economic slowdown be regressive? Wage Inequality in Latin America: Understanding the Past to Prepare for the Future addresses these two questions by reviewing relevant literature and providing new evidence on what we know from the conceptual, empirical, and policy perspectives.
At a Crossroads: Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (Directions in Development)

At a Crossroads: Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (Directions in Development) by María Marta Ferreyra
English | May 10, 2017 | ISBN: 1464810141 | 301 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

Higher education in Latin America and the Caribbean has expanded dramatically in the past 15 years, as the average gross enrollment rate has more than doubled, and many new institutions and programs have been opened. Although higher education access has become more equitable, and higher education supply has become more varied, many of the 'new' students in the system are, on average, less academically ready than are their more advantaged counterparts.

Power Dynamics and Regional Security in Latin America  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at Feb. 21, 2018
Power Dynamics and Regional Security in Latin America

Power Dynamics and Regional Security in Latin America by Marcial A.G. Suarez, Rafael Duarte Villa, Brigitte Weiffen
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1137573813 | 355 Pages | PDF | 4.2 MB

This volume explores the repercussions of a changing world order on regional security in Latin America. It examines how global and regional power shifts impact on the evolution of regional institutions as well as on state policies adopted in response to regional security challenges such as border conflicts, political instability, migration, drug-trafficking, organized crime, and terrorism.
Better Neighbors: Toward a Renewal of Economic Integration in Latin America (Latin America and Caribbean Studies)

Better Neighbors: Toward a Renewal of Economic Integration in Latin America (Latin America and Caribbean Studies) by Chad P. Bown
English | Mar. 15, 2017 | ISBN: 1464809771 | 199 Pages | PDF | 21 MB

The Latin America and Caribbean region experienced considerable economic growth during the first decade of the 21st century, and with it, large reductions in poverty and inequality. In recent years, without the favorable terms of trade that had fueled this boom, the region s policy makers have been scrambling to find new sources for sustainable growth and stability.
Stop the Violence in Latin America: A Look at Prevention from Cradle to Adulthood (Latin American Development Forum)

Stop the Violence in Latin America: A Look at Prevention from Cradle to Adulthood (Latin American Development Forum) by Laura Chioda
English | June 19, 2017 | ISBN: 1464806640 | 425 Pages | PDF | 13 MB

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has the undesirable distinction of being the world's most violent region, with 24.7 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants. The magnitude of the problem is staggering and persistent. Of the top 50 most violent cities in the world, 42 are in LAC. In 2010 alone, 142,302 people in LAC fell victim to homicide, representing 390 homicides per day and 4.06 homicides every 15 minutes. Crime disproportionately affects young men aged 20 to 24, whose homicide rate of 92 per 100,000 nearly quadruples that of the region.

The Class Struggle in Latin America : Making History Today  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Feb. 19, 2018
The Class Struggle in Latin America : Making History Today

The Class Struggle in Latin America : Making History Today
by James Petras and Henry Veltmeyer
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1138720224 | 297 Pages | PDF | 3.37 MB