Academic Papers on Carribean Studies

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An 11 page research paper on the role that liberation theology has played in developing human rights in Latin America. The Latin American Catholic liberation--theological perspective is described as one important voice in the emergence of a new global ethic centered on human rights. It is strongly connected with the defense of the rights ...

3 pages in length. Postcolonial Latin America yearned for the ability to break out from the oppressive constraints of the dictatorship that precluded its people's opportunity for freedom. It can be argued that autocratic rule was part and parcel of Latin America's existence all the way up to the point of its self-independence ...

a 6 page research paper which examines the role of women in colonial Latin America. The colonial world of Latin America was intrinsically different from that of North America and this difference had a tremendous impact on the women of Latin America at that time. Although North America was rich in natural resources, the natives ...

A 20 page paper that provides an in-depth overview of Latin American Feminist Theology, its place in Latin American history, and then compares it with the liberation theologies of North America. Bibliography lists 8 sources. Lib

A 12 page paper that provides an overview of the current issues for women in Latin America. This paper considers the treatment of women and women's rights in Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

A 4 page discussion of neoliberalism in Latin America. Notes the shortcomings of the political philosophy and uses Mexico to illustrate its many economic and social failures. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This 45 page paper investigates the domestic and foreign drug policies of the United States. The paper traces the history of drug use and policies within the country, then looks at the policies in Latin America with an emphasis on Bolivia and Colombia. Drug production and trafficking are described as are the efforts ...

In 7 pages, the writer discusses the atrocities that have taken place in 2 Latin American countries [El Salvador & Argentina], and the impact of the Cold War on them. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page paper that demonstrates the impacts of major political force on the small communities of Latin America over the course of the past 4 centuries. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Trade / Latin America

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A 5 page research paper and overview of the trade position of Latin American countries as of July 1998. The writer focuses on statistics, including imports/exports, trade deficits, and economic growth rates. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

A 4 page research paper on outsidfe influences on Latin America, and whether these lead to victimization. The writer details drug trafficking, NAFTA, and religious and political influences and discusses what would change the perceptions about them. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 4 page look at issues concerning the Pre-Columbian Americas. The writer stresses that fact that civilizations covered the continent long before the arrival of the Europeans and never considered themselves to be "of the Americas." The journey of Columbus was only a "landmark" event from a Eurocentric perspective. Of particular importance in this essay ...

A comprehensive, 17 page examination of socio-political trends in Latin America leading to Democracy. The writer looks at how the continent has finally begun to develop a positive image of the U.S., the significance of NAFTA as a partnership between the U.S. & Mexico, The Miami Summit of the Americas, and much more. The ...

A shorter, 9 page version of Latindem.wps, in which the writer discusses Latin America's newfound interest in Democracy, respect for the United States, participation in trade partnerships, and more. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

A 10 page research paper which examines the changing role of the military in Latin America's new democracies. The writer lists areas of concern which experts feel must be addressed in order for these fledgling democracies to survive. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

A 4 page research paper on how the image of Latin America affects its people. The writer details various stereotypes about Latin America, and specifically those which affect Indians and their economic and social position. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 3 page research paper on the attitudes of both sides upon first European contact, and continuing contact. The writer details the early Spanish conquest, the actors, and how each side reacted. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A short, 4 page look at the history of pre-Columbian Latin America. Meso American civilization (mostly Aztec and Maya) is explored in this essay with reference to specific tribes (Olmec, Toltec, etc;) and large cities (ex. Tenochtitlan) that flourished. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 2 page paper that considers the impact of Salsa music on Latino children in the US and then compares this to the impact on children in Latin America. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Salsa

A 4 page paper discussing the intent of the Spanish and Portuguese in insisting that indigenous populations of Latin American minority groups intermarry in a process of blanqueamiento or 'whitening.' The intent was to preserve the superiority of the conquerors by destroying any ethnic identity and so prevent resistance from any single ethnic group. ...

23 pages in length. In a world that combines fantasy and reality to create an image much grander than life, magic realism is a space and time not many authors have successfully captured. Hispanic-American literature is most assuredly the leader of magic realism, which is defined as a mingling of characters and events ...

Illegal immigration, migrant farm jobs and two periods of immigration allowances since the turn of the century have determined large Hispanic communities in the modern West. States like Texas have struggled to define these communities and distinguish between illegal immigrants and the crack down on illegal immigration and the rights of Hispanic-Americans living in ...

A 7 page paper describing the origin and status of Brazil's two-tiered economic state. The presence of a wealthy minority with historical political clout has perpetuated an impoverished underclass. Social upheaval to bring about governmental and social changes are occuring at both public and governmental levels, but much remains to be accomplished. ...

This 3 page essay discusses the current status of the economy of Brazil and the problems it is facing. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 10 page report discusses the 'macho' attitudes of Brazilian men and the impact such attitudes have on the women and children of the country. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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