Posts Tagged: Argentina

LGBT Rights in Latin America: Progress and Resistance

Samantha Aguilar, Cassandra Ginnis, Lukas Mcgregor In an effort to take the temperature of LGBTI rights in Latin America, we have undertaken a sociopolitical analysis of those areas in the region, which have been late in arriving to questions of

LGBT Rights in Latin America: Progress and Resistance

Samantha Aguilar, Cassandra Ginnis, Lukas Mcgregor In an effort to take the temperature of LGBTI rights in Latin America, we have undertaken a sociopolitical analysis of those areas in the region, which have been late in arriving to questions of

Impunity in Argentina

At the surface, the end of the Dirty War in Argentina brought democracy and peace to the country, but the transition was not as well defined as it appeared. In this newly democratic nation, authoritarian practices continue to prevail. Particularly,

Impunity in Argentina

At the surface, the end of the Dirty War in Argentina brought democracy and peace to the country, but the transition was not as well defined as it appeared. In this newly democratic nation, authoritarian practices continue to prevail. Particularly,

Michel, Verònica and Sikkink, Kathryn. “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin America.” Law & Society Review, 47:4 (April 2013): 873-907.

In Verònica Michel and Kathryn Sikkink’s article, “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin  America”, they argue that participation rights have been fundamental in creating a legal framework that allows a government’s civil society to seek

Michel, Verònica and Sikkink, Kathryn. “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin America.” Law & Society Review, 47:4 (April 2013): 873-907.

In Verònica Michel and Kathryn Sikkink’s article, “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin  America”, they argue that participation rights have been fundamental in creating a legal framework that allows a government’s civil society to seek

Thomas Coleman, “Who Owns the Water? An Analysis of Water Conflicts in Latin American and Modern Water Law,” intersections 12, no. 2 (2012): 1-19.

In this journal, Thomas Coleman discusses three different case studies on water conflicts between people and corporations in Latin America. Using examples from Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile, Coleman explains how corporations encourage governments to privatize. The privatization of water has

Thomas Coleman, “Who Owns the Water? An Analysis of Water Conflicts in Latin American and Modern Water Law,” intersections 12, no. 2 (2012): 1-19.

In this journal, Thomas Coleman discusses three different case studies on water conflicts between people and corporations in Latin America. Using examples from Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile, Coleman explains how corporations encourage governments to privatize. The privatization of water has

Friedman, E.J. “Constructing “The Same Rights With the Same Names”: The Impact of Spanish Norm Diffusion on Marriage Equality in Argentina.” Latin American Politics and Society 54:29–59.

The photograph of the LGBT flag in front of Congress in Buenos Aires is depicted here, as it symbolizes the incorporation of gay rights in government. This picture also serves to demonstrate the solidarity of the LGBT community in tandem

Friedman, E.J. “Constructing “The Same Rights With the Same Names”: The Impact of Spanish Norm Diffusion on Marriage Equality in Argentina.” Latin American Politics and Society 54:29–59.

The photograph of the LGBT flag in front of Congress in Buenos Aires is depicted here, as it symbolizes the incorporation of gay rights in government. This picture also serves to demonstrate the solidarity of the LGBT community in tandem

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

Alfonsín, Raúl. ‘“Never Again” in Argentina’. Journal of Democracy 4, no. 1 (January 1993): 15–19.

Alfonsín speaks about the building and restoration of democracy through governmental institutions and commissions in Argentina after the egregious human rights violations that occurred during the Dirty War. He explains that’s the Argentine society has decided to carry on a

Alfonsín, Raúl. ‘“Never Again” in Argentina’. Journal of Democracy 4, no. 1 (January 1993): 15–19.

Alfonsín speaks about the building and restoration of democracy through governmental institutions and commissions in Argentina after the egregious human rights violations that occurred during the Dirty War. He explains that’s the Argentine society has decided to carry on a