Posts Tagged: Latin America

Against Her Will: Forced and Coerced Sterilization of Women Worldwide (chile)

Forced sterilization occurs when the individual is sterilized without their consent or the ability to provide consent. Unlike forced sterilization, coerced sterilization occurs when incentives, misinformation or intimidation tactics compel an individual to undergo the procedure, therefore the are given

Against Her Will: Forced and Coerced Sterilization of Women Worldwide (chile)

Forced sterilization occurs when the individual is sterilized without their consent or the ability to provide consent. Unlike forced sterilization, coerced sterilization occurs when incentives, misinformation or intimidation tactics compel an individual to undergo the procedure, therefore the are given

Colombian child sitting in the middle of his family`s fumigated coca field.

Leech, Gary M. Beyond Bogota: diary of a drug war journalist in Colombia. Boston: Beacon Press, 2009.

Gary Leech is a journalist who decided to travel into a territory controlled by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (FARC). He wished to inspect the Coca fields that had been fumigated by the Colombian army on the behest of

Colombian child sitting in the middle of his family`s fumigated coca field.

Leech, Gary M. Beyond Bogota: diary of a drug war journalist in Colombia. Boston: Beacon Press, 2009.

Gary Leech is a journalist who decided to travel into a territory controlled by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (FARC). He wished to inspect the Coca fields that had been fumigated by the Colombian army on the behest of

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

Blackburn, Robin – The American Crucible: Slavery, Emancipation and Human Rights. London; New York: Verso, 2011.

In Robin Blackburn’s The American Crucible: Slavery, Emancipation and Human Rights, he talks about the rise and fall of slavery in the Americas, and how colonization changed the New World forever.

Blackburn, Robin – The American Crucible: Slavery, Emancipation and Human Rights. London; New York: Verso, 2011.

In Robin Blackburn’s The American Crucible: Slavery, Emancipation and Human Rights, he talks about the rise and fall of slavery in the Americas, and how colonization changed the New World forever.

Luibhéid, Eithne, Cantú, Lionel Jr. “Queer Migrations: Sexuality, U.S. Citizenship, And Border Crossings”

Every aspect of the United States’ social, political, economic, and cultural life has been affected by the international migration process. Furthermore, the reasons behind immigration have been questioned among scholars but the correlation between sexuality and migration has been severely

Luibhéid, Eithne, Cantú, Lionel Jr. “Queer Migrations: Sexuality, U.S. Citizenship, And Border Crossings”

Every aspect of the United States’ social, political, economic, and cultural life has been affected by the international migration process. Furthermore, the reasons behind immigration have been questioned among scholars but the correlation between sexuality and migration has been severely

Kelley, Patrick William. “On the Poverty and Possibility of Human Rights in Latin American History.” Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development 5:3 (2014): 435-451.

Annotation: This author makes the argument that the history of human rights in Latin America is in its infantile stages, and can best be interpreted as an intersectional discipline that has its largest wealth of information when studied at a

Kelley, Patrick William. “On the Poverty and Possibility of Human Rights in Latin American History.” Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development 5:3 (2014): 435-451.

Annotation: This author makes the argument that the history of human rights in Latin America is in its infantile stages, and can best be interpreted as an intersectional discipline that has its largest wealth of information when studied at a

Prado, Mariana Mota, Michael Trebilcock, and Patrick Hartford. “Police Reform in Violent Democracies in Latin America.” Hague Journal Of The Rule Of Law 4, no. 2 (September 2012): 252-285. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 10, 2015).

In this journal article, the three authors have focused on discussing the challenges of effective policing, and what types of reforms need to be made to guarantee that Latin American police forces are upholding the rule of law under a

Prado, Mariana Mota, Michael Trebilcock, and Patrick Hartford. “Police Reform in Violent Democracies in Latin America.” Hague Journal Of The Rule Of Law 4, no. 2 (September 2012): 252-285. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 10, 2015).

In this journal article, the three authors have focused on discussing the challenges of effective policing, and what types of reforms need to be made to guarantee that Latin American police forces are upholding the rule of law under a

Bartilow, Horace A. “Drug Wars Collateral Damage: US Counternarcotic Aid and Human Rights in the Americas.”

In order for a state to receive US economic aid in fighting its war on drugs they must have preexisting laws on protecting human rights. However, the author argues that there is a collateral damage effect. The collateral damage narrative

Bartilow, Horace A. “Drug Wars Collateral Damage: US Counternarcotic Aid and Human Rights in the Americas.”

In order for a state to receive US economic aid in fighting its war on drugs they must have preexisting laws on protecting human rights. However, the author argues that there is a collateral damage effect. The collateral damage narrative