Posts Tagged: Guatemala

Indigenous Rights in Guatemala: The Foreign Mining Issue

Dana Park, Meseret Ghirmai, Austin Wells Guatemala is a Central American country that has a population of 10 million people, with Mayans making up 6 million of the population. It’s a country run by wealthy landowners and big businesses are

Indigenous Rights in Guatemala: The Foreign Mining Issue

Dana Park, Meseret Ghirmai, Austin Wells Guatemala is a Central American country that has a population of 10 million people, with Mayans making up 6 million of the population. It’s a country run by wealthy landowners and big businesses are

Godoy‐Paiz, Paula. “Not Just “Another Woman”: Femicide and Representation in Guatemala.” The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 17, no. 1 (2012): 88-109.

The author writes about femicide in Guatemala, beginning with a general overview of what the phenomenon is and who plays a role and ending with a personal account from a victim’s mother. Godoy-Paiz defines femicide as the killing of women

Godoy‐Paiz, Paula. “Not Just “Another Woman”: Femicide and Representation in Guatemala.” The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 17, no. 1 (2012): 88-109.

The author writes about femicide in Guatemala, beginning with a general overview of what the phenomenon is and who plays a role and ending with a personal account from a victim’s mother. Godoy-Paiz defines femicide as the killing of women

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

Pedersen, Alexandra. “Landscapes of Resistance: Community Opposition to Canadian Mining Operations in Guatemala.” Journal of Latin American Geography 13:1 (2014): 187-214.

Alexandra Pedersen presents the ongoing issues surrounding a Canadian mining company’s presence in Guatemala. Canada and the Guatemalan government work in tandem to exploit Guatemala’s natural resources, claiming its benefits to economic development. Community members have expressed their opposition to

Pedersen, Alexandra. “Landscapes of Resistance: Community Opposition to Canadian Mining Operations in Guatemala.” Journal of Latin American Geography 13:1 (2014): 187-214.

Alexandra Pedersen presents the ongoing issues surrounding a Canadian mining company’s presence in Guatemala. Canada and the Guatemalan government work in tandem to exploit Guatemala’s natural resources, claiming its benefits to economic development. Community members have expressed their opposition to

Yashar, Deborah J. “Contesting Citizenship: Indigenous Movements and Democracy in Latin America.” Comparative Politics 31:1 (1998): 23-42.

SAMPLE ANNOTATION: From the Annotated Bibliography: “Indigenous Rights in Latin America: The Gap between Doctrine and Reality” By Dan Ruge, M.A. student at Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Yashar, Deborah J. “Contesting Citizenship: Indigenous

Yashar, Deborah J. “Contesting Citizenship: Indigenous Movements and Democracy in Latin America.” Comparative Politics 31:1 (1998): 23-42.

SAMPLE ANNOTATION: From the Annotated Bibliography: “Indigenous Rights in Latin America: The Gap between Doctrine and Reality” By Dan Ruge, M.A. student at Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Yashar, Deborah J. “Contesting Citizenship: Indigenous