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30
May

Latin American Studies from Outside the Americas

The theme for this year’s International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, “Latin American Studies in a Globalized World,” reflects the international growth of the discipline. In choosing this year’s theme, …

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28
May

Recommended Reading for Memorial Day

Today on Memorial Day, we honor the people who have died while serving in the U.S. military. The selection below includes titles that share how our nation honors those who have served …

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26
May

Institutions and Economic Development in Latin America

This post is published in conjunction with the Latin American Studies Association congress in Barcelona. Check for other posts from the conference. #LASA2018 by Matías Vernengo, co-editor of Why Latin American Nations Fail: Development Strategies in the …

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25
May

Women’s Place in the Andes . . . and in the World

This post is published in conjunction with the Latin American Studies Association congress in Barcelona. Check for other posts from the conference. #LASA2018 by Florence Babb, author of Women’s Place in the Andes: Engaging Decolonial Feminist …

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25
May

Black Market Rights in Mexico City

This post is published in conjunction with the Latin American Studies Association congress in Barcelona. Check for other posts from the conference. #LASA2018 by Andrew Konove, author of Black Market Capital: Urban Politics and the Shadow Economy …

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24
May

In Brazil, Plastic Surgery is About Power, Not Culture

This post is published in conjunction with the Latin American Studies Association congress in Barcelona. Check for other posts from the conference. #LASA2018 by Alvaro Jarrín, author of The Biopolitics of Beauty: Cosmetic Citizenship and Affective Capital …

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