Understanding Central America: Global Forces, Rebellion, and Change, 5th Edition

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The fifth edition of Understanding Central America explains how domestic and global political and economic forces have shaped rebellion and regime change in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. John A. Booth, Christine J. Wade, and Thomas W. Walker explore the origins and development of the region's political conflicts and its efforts to resolve them. Covering the region's political and economic development from the early 1800s onward, the authors provide a background for understanding Central America's rebellion and regime change of the past forty years. This revised edition brings the Central American story up to date, with special emphasis on globalization, evolving public opinion, progress toward democratic consolidation, and the relationship between Central America and the United States under the Obama administration, and includes analysis of the 2009 Honduran coup d'état. A useful introduction to the region and a model for how to convey its complexities in language readers will comprehend, Understanding Central America stands out as a must-have resource.

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John A. Booth is Regents Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas.

Christine J. Wade is Assistant Professor of Political Science and International studies at Washington College.

Thomas W. Walker is professor of political science and Director of the Latin American Studies Program at Ohio University. He is the author of Nicaragua: Living in the Shadow of the Eagle, Fourth Edition (2003, Westview).

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“Written with detail, sophistication, and great clarity, and key concepts are precisely explained. It is thus both an informed read for scholars and very accessible to students. Highly recommended.” —Choice “Prior editions of Understanding Central America had become the classic work in the field, both in the classroom and as an academic reference. This new edition is a major upgrade, not only involving updating of events, but rethinking the theoretical issues that are at the heart of any understanding of the region. ... Without question, a ‘must read’ for anyone interested in this complex and volatile area of the world.” —Mitchell A. Seligson, Vanderbilt University

Understanding Central America remains the most comprehensive and indispensable textbook for courses on Central American politics. It offers a classic interpretation of the roots of civil wars and U.S. interventions in late twentieth-century Central America. This new edition has been reorganized and updated to address the region’s post-war issues of the twenty-first century, incorporating new scholarship relevant for analysis over the long-run.” —Susanne Jonas, University of California, Santa Cruz

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