Simmons, David. “Structural Violence as Social Practice: Haitian Agricultural Workers, Anti-Haitianism, and Health in the Dominican Republic.” Human Organization 69, no. 1 (2010): 10-18.

Over the past decade,  The Dominican Republic has continued to fail to uphold its international human rights obligations as Dominican high courts ruled to retroactively and arbitrarily deprive massive amounts of people of their Dominican nationality and citizenship. In the

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Simmons, David. “Structural Violence as Social Practice: Haitian Agricultural Workers, Anti-Haitianism, and Health in the Dominican Republic.” Human Organization 69, no. 1 (2010): 10-18.

Over the past decade,  The Dominican Republic has continued to fail to uphold its international human rights obligations as Dominican high courts ruled to retroactively and arbitrarily deprive massive amounts of people of their Dominican nationality and citizenship. In the

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Cardenas, Sonia. Human Rights in Latin America : A Politics of Terror and Hope. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011: 1-17.

“Human Rights in Latin America: A Politics of Terror and Hope” by Sonia Cardenas, provides a look into the evolution of human rights in Latin America. She illustrates the initiatives that took place throughout Latin America’s counterculture movement which proceeded

Cardenas, Sonia. Human Rights in Latin America : A Politics of Terror and Hope. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011: 1-17.

“Human Rights in Latin America: A Politics of Terror and Hope” by Sonia Cardenas, provides a look into the evolution of human rights in Latin America. She illustrates the initiatives that took place throughout Latin America’s counterculture movement which proceeded

Shumow, Moses. “A Foot in Both Worlds: Transnationalism and Media Use Among Venezuelan Immigrants in South Florida” International Journal of Communication [Online], Volume 4(25 March 2010)

The research study, A Foot in Both Worlds: Transnationalism and Media Use Among Venezuelan Immigrants in South Florida, by Moses Shumow addresses issues concerning the Venezuelan immigrant community in the United States and mass media content which allows Venezuelan immigrants

Shumow, Moses. “A Foot in Both Worlds: Transnationalism and Media Use Among Venezuelan Immigrants in South Florida” International Journal of Communication [Online], Volume 4(25 March 2010)

The research study, A Foot in Both Worlds: Transnationalism and Media Use Among Venezuelan Immigrants in South Florida, by Moses Shumow addresses issues concerning the Venezuelan immigrant community in the United States and mass media content which allows Venezuelan immigrants

Padilla, Pingel, Renda, Reyes, and Fiereck. “Gender, Sexuality, Health and Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean.” Global Public Health 5, no. 3 (2010): 213-20.

Padilla, et al. in the article Gender, Sexuality, Health and Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean, as the title suggests, discusses various problems concerning these contemporary public issues and their connections to potential human rights violations. They analyze

Padilla, Pingel, Renda, Reyes, and Fiereck. “Gender, Sexuality, Health and Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean.” Global Public Health 5, no. 3 (2010): 213-20.

Padilla, et al. in the article Gender, Sexuality, Health and Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean, as the title suggests, discusses various problems concerning these contemporary public issues and their connections to potential human rights violations. They analyze

Thompson, Amy, Rebecca Maria Torres, Kate Swanson, Sarah A. Blue, Óscar Misael Hernández Hernández. “Re-conceptualising agency in migrant children from Central America and Mexico.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 45:2 (2017) :235-252.

It is a fact that children migrate from their countries of origin to the United States unaccompanied—their age, however, places yet another barrier to overcome. In the United States there is the idea that children may not inherently have agency,

Thompson, Amy, Rebecca Maria Torres, Kate Swanson, Sarah A. Blue, Óscar Misael Hernández Hernández. “Re-conceptualising agency in migrant children from Central America and Mexico.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 45:2 (2017) :235-252.

It is a fact that children migrate from their countries of origin to the United States unaccompanied—their age, however, places yet another barrier to overcome. In the United States there is the idea that children may not inherently have agency,

Luengo, María. “Gender violence: the media, civil society, and the struggle for human rights in Argentina.” Media, Culture & Society 40, no. 3 (2018): 397-414.

I chose this image as it represents the collective action takes by Argentinian society. The posters “together” and “together we can” and encapsulates the author’s argument that polarization and ideological differences can be suspended by universal beliefs.

Luengo, María. “Gender violence: the media, civil society, and the struggle for human rights in Argentina.” Media, Culture & Society 40, no. 3 (2018): 397-414.

I chose this image as it represents the collective action takes by Argentinian society. The posters “together” and “together we can” and encapsulates the author’s argument that polarization and ideological differences can be suspended by universal beliefs.

Cristóbal Kay, “The Agrarian Question and the Neoliberal Rural Transformation in Latin America,” European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies / Revista Europea De Estudios Latinoamericanos Y Del Caribe, no. 100 (2015): 73-83. http://www.jstor.org/stable/43673539.

In the article, Kay sets out to analyze the questions that have surfaced as agrarian policies have shifted across Latin America.  Latin America has largely experienced an agricultural revolution due to the influx of neoliberal policies throughout the region. The

Cristóbal Kay, “The Agrarian Question and the Neoliberal Rural Transformation in Latin America,” European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies / Revista Europea De Estudios Latinoamericanos Y Del Caribe, no. 100 (2015): 73-83. http://www.jstor.org/stable/43673539.

In the article, Kay sets out to analyze the questions that have surfaced as agrarian policies have shifted across Latin America.  Latin America has largely experienced an agricultural revolution due to the influx of neoliberal policies throughout the region. The