South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2011 (Hardback)Europa Publications (editor)
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This latest, nineteenth edition of South America, Central America and the Caribbean is scrupulously revised and updated, bringing you impartial and comprehensive coverage of this vast area.
Key Features:an unrivalled survey on the countries and territories of this immense region includes contributions from acknowledged authorities who examine topics of regional importance.
The book is divided into three sections:
Introductory articles by leading authorities cover issues of regional importance. Topics include the political landscape in Latin America, Mexico and lawnessness, Caribbean Overseas Territories in a changing world, the politics of energy in Latin America, gender and development in the region, Latin America in the global financial crisis, gangs in Central America, and trade preferences in the Caribbean.
Individual chapters on each country, which comprise:an introductory survey, containing essays on the geography, recent history and economy of each country, including a mapan extensive statistical survey of economic indicators, including area and population, health and welfare, agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, industry, finance, trade, transport, tourism, media and educationa full directory section with names, addresses, contact numbers and e-mail and internet addresses for the following areas: the constitution, government, election commissions, political organizations, diplomatic representation, religious groupings, the judiciary, the media, finance, trade and industry, transport, tourism, defence and educationa select bibliography.
Includes a directory of research institutes specializing in the region and bibliographies of books and periodicals covering Latin America and the Caribbean.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 1152
Weight: 1701 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 36 mm
Edition: 19th New edition
'Remains an exemplary reference work for students of the area.' - International Affairs