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Proyecto De Investigación: La Primera Agencia Espacial Mexicana: La Comisión Nacional Del Espacio Exterior (1962-1977), J. R. Joel Flores-Mariscal Dec 2010

Proyecto De Investigación: La Primera Agencia Espacial Mexicana: La Comisión Nacional Del Espacio Exterior (1962-1977), J. R. Joel Flores-Mariscal

J. R. Joel Flores-Mariscal

No abstract provided.


Proyecto De Investigación: Los Mexicanos En Las Operaciones De La Segunda Guerra Mundial, J. R. Joel Flores-Mariscal Dec 2010

Proyecto De Investigación: Los Mexicanos En Las Operaciones De La Segunda Guerra Mundial, J. R. Joel Flores-Mariscal

J. R. Joel Flores-Mariscal

No abstract provided.


Economic Size And The Changing International Political Economy Of Trade: The Development Of Western Hemispheric Ftas, Gaspare M. Genna Nov 2010

Economic Size And The Changing International Political Economy Of Trade: The Development Of Western Hemispheric Ftas, Gaspare M. Genna

Gaspare M Genna

Why are some free trade agreements (FTAs) in the western hemisphere successfully negotiated and implemented while others seem to stagnate during negotiations? FTAs are more likely to develop when there is an asymmetrical power relationship and potential partners are satisfied with projected trade patterns. The European Union (EU) and United States have been successful in negotiating agreements with the Caribbean and Central American (CCA) countries. However, current bilateral and multilateral trade talks between the EU, the Common Market of the South (MERCOSUR), and United States are at a standstill. Although all four sets of trade negotiations include dissatisfactory conditions for ...


The Emergence Of Indigenous Movements In Latin America And Their Impact On The Latin American Political Scene., Salvador Marti I Puig Nov 2010

The Emergence Of Indigenous Movements In Latin America And Their Impact On The Latin American Political Scene., Salvador Marti I Puig

Salvador Marti i Puig

The past two decades have seen the emergence of various political actors in Latin America for whom indigenousness is their basic social identity. The appearance of indig- enous movements at this time can be attributed to a change in the structure of political opportunities in response to globalization, which has created a situation in which policy making is no longer controlled by governments but increasingly the result of the interac- tion of a wide variety of actors. Indigenous peoples have been empowered by alliances with actors that have provided them greater capacity for applying pressure through rela- tionships, including churches ...


Tlc Colombia - Unión Europea: Perspectivas Preliminares De Sus Relaciones En Contexto De Globalización., Iván A. Rojas V Oct 2010

Tlc Colombia - Unión Europea: Perspectivas Preliminares De Sus Relaciones En Contexto De Globalización., Iván A. Rojas V

Iván Rojas V

En el marco del reciente Tratado de Libre Comercio entre Colombia y la Unión Europea (TLC Col – UE), el documento presenta perspectivas preliminares sobre la relación colombo-europea en un contexto de globalización con nuevos actores y variables.


The Santa Cruz Autonomía Movement: Preliminary Considerations On A Case Of Non-Indigenous Ethnic Popular Mobilization, Miguel Centellas Sep 2010

The Santa Cruz Autonomía Movement: Preliminary Considerations On A Case Of Non-Indigenous Ethnic Popular Mobilization, Miguel Centellas

Miguel Centellas

This paper discusses the recent autonomy movement in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, within a theoretical framework typically reserved for “ethnic” political or social movements. The paper begins with a brief chronology of the Santa Cruz autonomía movement as it developed into a powerful political oppositional movement during the rise of Evo Morales. In doing so, the movement’s leaders consciously adopted the organizational tactics and forms of discourse typically identified with traditional, indigenous-popular Bolivian social movements. As such, the Santa Cruz case both highlights the fluidity of multiculturalism and challenges our notions of how ethnic identity is publicly constructed.


Savina Cuéllar And Bolivia's New Regionalism, Miguel Centellas Jul 2010

Savina Cuéllar And Bolivia's New Regionalism, Miguel Centellas

Miguel Centellas

The social forces that brought Evo Morales to power reshaped the dynamics of politics in Bolivia. Although partly driven by ethnic or socioeconomic differences, regional move- ments have support beyond a narrow elite base and reflect changes in Bolivia’s political landscape stemming from 1990s political reforms, older historical legacies, and recent political developments. The June 2008 election of Savina Cuéllar, an indigenous woman, as prefect of Chuquisaca highlights the complex and evolving nature of political identi- ties. Identities constructed on the basis of regional claims are as important as—and analytically distinct from—identities constructed on the basis of ...


Después De La Década De Los Pueblos Indígenas, ¿Qué? El Impacto De Los Movimientos Indígenas En La Arenas Políticas De América Latina., Salvador Marti I Puig Apr 2010

Después De La Década De Los Pueblos Indígenas, ¿Qué? El Impacto De Los Movimientos Indígenas En La Arenas Políticas De América Latina., Salvador Marti I Puig

Salvador Marti i Puig

a emergencia de los movimientos indígenas es una de las noticias más importantes de las últimas décadas en América Latina. El artículo indaga las razones que llevaron a este ascenso, que van desde las oportunidades políticas abiertas por la redemocratización hasta el apoyo de las redes transnacionales de la sociedad civil. Se analizan también los efectos concretos, incluyendo las reformas constitucionales implementadas en varios países y la presencia de formaciones políticas indigenistas. A dos décadas de su aparición, el fenómeno indígena ha perdido visibilidad. Sin embargo, dados los confictos surgidos en torno de la explotación de recursos naturales y los ...


Manifest Greatness The Final Original Version By Emmanuel Mario B Santos Aka Marc Guerrero, Emmanuel Mario B. Santos Aka Marc Guerrero Jan 2010

Manifest Greatness The Final Original Version By Emmanuel Mario B Santos Aka Marc Guerrero, Emmanuel Mario B. Santos Aka Marc Guerrero

Emmanuel Mario B Santos aka Marc Guerrero

MANIFEST GREATNESS vf24jan2010 WE COME TOGETHER THERE OUGHT TO BE NO POOR WE TAKE CHARGE.


The Political Economy Of Telecoms And Electricity Internationalization In The Single Market, Judith Clifton, Daniel Díaz-Fuentes, Revuelta Julio Jan 2010

The Political Economy Of Telecoms And Electricity Internationalization In The Single Market, Judith Clifton, Daniel Díaz-Fuentes, Revuelta Julio

Judith Clifton

As a consequence of liberalization policies in the European Union (EU), a number of formerly inward-looking incumbents in telecommunications and electricity transformed themselves into some of the world’s leading Multinationals. The relationship between liberalization and incumbent internationalization, however, is contested. Three political economy arguments on this relationship are tested. The first claims that incumbents most exposed to domestic liberalization would internationalise most. The second asserts that incumbents operating where liberalization was restricted could exploit monopolistic rents to finance internationalisation. The third argument claims that a diversity of paths will be adopted by countries and incumbents vis-à-vis liberalization and internationalization ...


Evaluating Eu Policies On Public Services: A Citizens' Approach, Judith Clifton, Daniel Díaz-Fuentes Jan 2010

Evaluating Eu Policies On Public Services: A Citizens' Approach, Judith Clifton, Daniel Díaz-Fuentes

Judith Clifton

This article evaluates EU policies on public services – particularly public network services - from the citizens´ point of view. It is first argued that citizens´ perceptions are important because the provision of fundamental services is at stake and because they constitute the infrastructure necessary for social and economic development. Citizens’ “voice” can, therefore, be known, analysed and used in the design of improved policy on public services along with other indicators. Changing EU policy on public services is synthesised and classified into two main phases in section two. Citizen satisfaction with public services as revealed through surveys from 1997 to 2007 ...


The Adaptation Of The Fsln: Daniel Ortega’S Leadership And Democracy In Nicaragua., Salvador Marti I Puig Jan 2010

The Adaptation Of The Fsln: Daniel Ortega’S Leadership And Democracy In Nicaragua., Salvador Marti I Puig

Salvador Marti i Puig

This article explores the capacity of the Frente Sandinista de Lib- eración Nacional (FSLN) to adapt to a changing Nicaraguan politi- cal environment over the last three decades. It focuses on the FSLN’s transformation from the 1980s until its recent return to power. The analysis uses the tools offered by studies on the trans- formation and adaptation of political parties in adverse contexts. It concentrates on the four key stages of the FSLN’s transformation: the 1980s, the five-year period following the FSLN’s defeat in the elections (1990–1995), the following decade in opposition (1996–2006), and the ...


2010. Daniel Ortega: Desinstitucionalizar Para Gobernar., Salvador Marti I Puig Jan 2010

2010. Daniel Ortega: Desinstitucionalizar Para Gobernar., Salvador Marti I Puig

Salvador Marti i Puig

El presente artículo versa sobre la capacidad que ha tenido el Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (FSLN) en adaptarse a un entorno cambiante durante las últimas tres décadas y el rol que ha ejercido su líder, Daniel Ortega. Para ello el texto se centra en analizar la transformación del FSLN desde la década de 1980 hasta su vuelta al poder y el tipo de lógica de representación (partidista, social o personalista) que se ha conjugado en el FSLN desde 1990 hasta la actualidad. En el análisis de esta transformación se utilizan las herramientas conceptuales que aportan los estudios sobre la ...


The 2009 Presidential And Legislative Elections In Bolivia, Alexandra Alpert, Miguel Centellas, Matthew M. Singer Jan 2010

The 2009 Presidential And Legislative Elections In Bolivia, Alexandra Alpert, Miguel Centellas, Matthew M. Singer

Miguel Centellas

No abstract provided.


Bolivia's Radical Decentralization, Miguel Centellas Jan 2010

Bolivia's Radical Decentralization, Miguel Centellas

Miguel Centellas

No abstract provided.


Is The European Union Ready For Fdi From Emerging Markets?, Judith Clifton, Daniel Díaz-Fuentes Dec 2009

Is The European Union Ready For Fdi From Emerging Markets?, Judith Clifton, Daniel Díaz-Fuentes

Judith Clifton

This chapter asks whether the European Union Member States are ready for inward Foreign Direct Investment from the Emerging Markets. It concludes that European Union Member States have relatively open Foreign Direct Investment regimes in the international context, and yet instances of protectionism have been apparent in the recent period. However, protectionism has occurred both vis-a-vis Foreign Direct Investment from the Global South as well as from within the European Union, particularly in the so-called 'strategic' industries.