Category Archives: human rights

Vranes, K, Czuchlewski K. “Integrating complexity of social systems in natural hazards planning: An example from Caracas, Venezuela”. (2003). Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 84(6), 55-56.

According to the authors, with the help of geologist and Columbia University New York Graduate School of Architecture, (Planning and Preservation- in their urban planning and design group) describe a case study involving infrastructure in Caracas, Venezuela. Caracas, built on

Vranes, K, Czuchlewski K. “Integrating complexity of social systems in natural hazards planning: An example from Caracas, Venezuela”. (2003). Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 84(6), 55-56.

According to the authors, with the help of geologist and Columbia University New York Graduate School of Architecture, (Planning and Preservation- in their urban planning and design group) describe a case study involving infrastructure in Caracas, Venezuela. Caracas, built on

Santamaria, Gema, and David Carey Jr. Violence and Crime in Latin America Representations and Politics. University of Oklahoma Press, 2017.

The book is divided into three sections, part I is about “Extralegal violence and its justifications,” Part II talks about “Constructing crime,” and lastly part III discusses “The politics of making violence visible.” Although the book is divided into sections

Santamaria, Gema, and David Carey Jr. Violence and Crime in Latin America Representations and Politics. University of Oklahoma Press, 2017.

The book is divided into three sections, part I is about “Extralegal violence and its justifications,” Part II talks about “Constructing crime,” and lastly part III discusses “The politics of making violence visible.” Although the book is divided into sections

Coutin, Susan Bibler, 2011. “Falling Outside: Excavating the History of Central American Asylum Seekers” Law & Social Inquiry. “The 1980s: Asylum Denied” on pages 574-577.

Throughout history asylum seekers, especially those from Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala, have struggled with gaining citizenship or aid from the United States. In this article, “Falling Outside: Excavating the History of Central American Asylum Seeker: The 1980s: Asylum Denied”

Coutin, Susan Bibler, 2011. “Falling Outside: Excavating the History of Central American Asylum Seekers” Law & Social Inquiry. “The 1980s: Asylum Denied” on pages 574-577.

Throughout history asylum seekers, especially those from Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala, have struggled with gaining citizenship or aid from the United States. In this article, “Falling Outside: Excavating the History of Central American Asylum Seeker: The 1980s: Asylum Denied”

Espenshade, Thomas J. “Unauthorized Immigration to the United States.” Annual Review of Sociology 21 (1995): 195-216. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2083409.

The United States of America has prided itself on being a “nation of immigrants” as almost everyone, with the exception of Native Americans, have some family history of immigration. The article “Unauthorized Immigration to the United States” Thomas Espenshade breaks

Espenshade, Thomas J. “Unauthorized Immigration to the United States.” Annual Review of Sociology 21 (1995): 195-216. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2083409.

The United States of America has prided itself on being a “nation of immigrants” as almost everyone, with the exception of Native Americans, have some family history of immigration. The article “Unauthorized Immigration to the United States” Thomas Espenshade breaks

Zureick, Alyson, et al. “Physicians’ Challenges under El Salvador’s Criminal Abortion Prohibition.” International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, vol. 143, no. 1, 30 July 2018, pp. 121–126., doi:10.1002/ijgo.2018.143.issue-1.

This article addresses the issues of El Salvador’s extreme anti-abortion law, the human rights abuses that it creates, and the convoluted role of Salvadoran health care professionals. El Salvador has fully criminalized abortion in all cases to which miscarriages have

Zureick, Alyson, et al. “Physicians’ Challenges under El Salvador’s Criminal Abortion Prohibition.” International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, vol. 143, no. 1, 30 July 2018, pp. 121–126., doi:10.1002/ijgo.2018.143.issue-1.

This article addresses the issues of El Salvador’s extreme anti-abortion law, the human rights abuses that it creates, and the convoluted role of Salvadoran health care professionals. El Salvador has fully criminalized abortion in all cases to which miscarriages have

López, Alejandra Saravia, and Adam Rua Quiroga. “An Assesment of the Environmental and Social Impacts of Chinese Trade and FDI in Bolivia.” In China and Sustainable Development in Latin America: The Social and Environmental Dimension, (2017): 147-82.

Bolivia has a deep history of international trading partnerships for the extraction of natural resources such as tin, zinc, and the mining of other materials. With the more recent incoming partnership of Chinese trade and foreign direct investment in Bolivia,

López, Alejandra Saravia, and Adam Rua Quiroga. “An Assesment of the Environmental and Social Impacts of Chinese Trade and FDI in Bolivia.” In China and Sustainable Development in Latin America: The Social and Environmental Dimension, (2017): 147-82.

Bolivia has a deep history of international trading partnerships for the extraction of natural resources such as tin, zinc, and the mining of other materials. With the more recent incoming partnership of Chinese trade and foreign direct investment in Bolivia,