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The Bachelet GovernmentConflict and Consensus in Post-Pinochet Chile

The Bachelet Government: Conflict and Consensus in Post-Pinochet Chile

Silvia Borzutzky

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034751
eISBN:
9780813038186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034751.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Michelle Bachelet was the first elected female president of Chile, and the first woman elected president of any South American country. What was just as remarkable, though less noted, was the success ... More

Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

Frederick Douglass Opie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033716
eISBN:
9780813038735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033716.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the late 19th century, many Central American governments and countries sought to fill low-paying jobs and develop their economies by recruiting black American and West Indian laborers. This book ... More

Brazilian Foreign Policy after the Cold War

Brazilian Foreign Policy after the Cold War

Sean W. Burges

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033334
eISBN:
9780813039169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033334.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Since 1992 — the end of the Cold War — Brazil has been slowly and quietly carving a niche for itself in the international community: that of a regional leader in Latin America. How and why is the ... More

Brazilian PropagandaLegitimizing an Authoritarian Regime

Brazilian Propaganda: Legitimizing an Authoritarian Regime

Nina Schneider

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049908
eISBN:
9780813050362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049908.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Brazilian Propaganda is the first English language study to uncover how the official propaganda organs justified the civilian-military regime in Brazil between 1964 and 1985. Based on a variety of ... More

Carnival and National Identity in the Poetry of
Afrocubanismo

Carnival and National Identity in the Poetry of Afrocubanismo

Thomas F. Anderson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035581
eISBN:
9780813038131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035581.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This detailed analysis of the poetry associated with the Afrocubanismo movement of the late 1920s infuses new life into the study of these remarkable works. Focusing on the representations of ... More

The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society

The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society

Alexander I. Gray and Antoni Kapcia (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031927
eISBN:
9780813038513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031927.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Does a civil society actually exist in Cuba today and if so what is its nature and role? In seeking answers to this contested and politicized question, the editors of this book have assembled a ... More

A Civil Society DeferredThe Tertiary Grip of Violence in the Sudan

A Civil Society Deferred: The Tertiary Grip of Violence in the Sudan

Abdullahi A. Gallab

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036885
eISBN:
9780813041827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036885.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book chronicles the sociopolitical history and development of violence in the Sudan, and explores how it has crippled the state, retarded the development of a national identity, and ravaged the ... More

Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America

Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America

Kwame Dixon and John Burdick (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037561
eISBN:
9780813043098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037561.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Throughout the Americas black social movement groups are increasingly using sophisticated strategies and tactics to challenge racial and gender inequality. Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin ... More

Consent of the DamnedOrdinary Argentinians in the Dirty War

Consent of the Damned: Ordinary Argentinians in the Dirty War

David M. K. Sheinin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042398
eISBN:
9780813043005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042398.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book explains how Argentines came to conceive of human rights after 1976—in antagonism to, in sympathy with, and with indifference toward the dictatorship that governed. It documents the ... More

Conservative BiasHow Jesse Helms Pioneered the Rise of Right-Wing Media and Realigned the Republican Party

Conservative Bias: How Jesse Helms Pioneered the Rise of Right-Wing Media and Realigned the Republican Party

Bryan Hardin Thrift

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049311
eISBN:
9780813050133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049311.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book investigates Jesse Helms’s pivotal role in advancing the conservative movement of the 1950s and 1960s, first as editor of the Tarheel Banker and then as vice president of WRAL television. ... More

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