Posts Tagged: 1990s

Buen Vivir: Future or Past?

Buen vivir is an ideology that finds it origins with the indigenous people of the Ecuadorian Andes. There are other areas in South America that share similar ideologies that are placed under the umbrella of Buen Vivir. In 2008, this

Buen Vivir: Future or Past?

Buen vivir is an ideology that finds it origins with the indigenous people of the Ecuadorian Andes. There are other areas in South America that share similar ideologies that are placed under the umbrella of Buen Vivir. In 2008, this

Examination of the Street Children of Mexico: A Look into Who They Are, What They Do, and How They Connect to the World and to Human Rights.F

Street children in UNICEF’s most recent definition is describes street children as  as “any girl or boy… for whom the street (in the widest sense of the word, including unoccupied dwellings, wasteland, etc.) has become his or her habitual abode

Examination of the Street Children of Mexico: A Look into Who They Are, What They Do, and How They Connect to the World and to Human Rights.F

Street children in UNICEF’s most recent definition is describes street children as  as “any girl or boy… for whom the street (in the widest sense of the word, including unoccupied dwellings, wasteland, etc.) has become his or her habitual abode

Maquiladoras, Misogyny, and Migration: Exploring Femicide in Ciudad Juárez

This dossier is examining the multiple components that contribute to the proliferation of femicide, as well as the actions being taken to curb it.

Maquiladoras, Misogyny, and Migration: Exploring Femicide in Ciudad Juárez

This dossier is examining the multiple components that contribute to the proliferation of femicide, as well as the actions being taken to curb it.

Munoz, Alejandro. “Transnational and Domestic Processes in the Definition of Human Rights Policies in Mexico.” Human Rights Quarterly 31:1 (2009): 35-58.

The author delves into the recent implementation of human rights policies in Mexico. Following years of egregious human rights abuses plaguing the country throughout the 20th century, starting in the 1990 Mexico began a gradual process of human rights reform.

Munoz, Alejandro. “Transnational and Domestic Processes in the Definition of Human Rights Policies in Mexico.” Human Rights Quarterly 31:1 (2009): 35-58.

The author delves into the recent implementation of human rights policies in Mexico. Following years of egregious human rights abuses plaguing the country throughout the 20th century, starting in the 1990 Mexico began a gradual process of human rights reform.

Salazar, Guadalupe. “Second Class Citizens in the Making: The Rights of Street Children in Chile.” Latin American Perspectives 35, no. 4 (July 2008): 30-44

In his article “Second-Class Citizens in the Making: The Rights of Street Children in Chile,” Guadalupe Salazar examines the ways in which children in Chile are perceived and treated in the social, cultural, and political spheres due to their social

Salazar, Guadalupe. “Second Class Citizens in the Making: The Rights of Street Children in Chile.” Latin American Perspectives 35, no. 4 (July 2008): 30-44

In his article “Second-Class Citizens in the Making: The Rights of Street Children in Chile,” Guadalupe Salazar examines the ways in which children in Chile are perceived and treated in the social, cultural, and political spheres due to their social

“Death by Government”

Rummel, R.J. Death by Government. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 1994. Annotation: R.J. Rummel provides a statistical analysis on the level of democracy in a country and its effects on whether said country will commit acts of mass murder and genocide

“Death by Government”

Rummel, R.J. Death by Government. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 1994. Annotation: R.J. Rummel provides a statistical analysis on the level of democracy in a country and its effects on whether said country will commit acts of mass murder and genocide

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda, and Cynthia Bejarano. Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas. New York. Duke University Press, 2010.

Annotation: Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas, chronicles a diverse range of personal accounts of feminicide, otherwise known as hate crimes specifically targeted at women, in Guatemala, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico and Argentina. These accounts vary from scholarly articles and

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda, and Cynthia Bejarano. Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas. New York. Duke University Press, 2010.

Annotation: Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas, chronicles a diverse range of personal accounts of feminicide, otherwise known as hate crimes specifically targeted at women, in Guatemala, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico and Argentina. These accounts vary from scholarly articles and