The United States and Latin America in the 1980s

This is a very good book. The essays are adequately researched, well written and reach a high standard of scholarship and analysis. The paired commentaries also reach a high standard of analysis. . . . Several themes come through loud and clear. For example, the need to disaggregate Latin America, and the elision of the strict distinction between global, hemispheric and bilateral issues.
International Affairs

Major political and economic events of the 1980s such as the international debt crisis, the 1982 Falklands War, the return to democratic rule in a number of countries, and the prolonged crisis in Central America, focused great attention on the U.S. and its dealings in Latin America. In this volume, experts from Latin America, the United States and Europe offer profound insights on the state of U.S.-Latin American relations, external debt and capital flows, trade relations, democracy, human rights, migration, and security during the 1980s.

about the editors

Kevin J. Middlebrook

Kevin J. Middlebrook is Lecturer in Politics at the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London.

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Kevin J. Middlebrook
Carlos Rico

Carlos Rico is director of the Instituto de Estudios de Estados Unidos, Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas, Mexico City.

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Carlos Rico